News Release

February 22, 2006


Softrock Minerals Ltd. (the "Corporation" TSXV:SFT) is pleased to announce that it has completed a non-brokered private placement of two million units ("Units") at a price of $0.10 per Unit for aggregate gross proceeds of $200,000. Each Unit was comprised of one common share (a "Common Share") of the Corporation issued on a "flow-through" basis and one-half of one Common Share purchase warrant (a "Warrant") entitling the holder thereof to purchase an additional Common Share at a price of $0.14 per share before February 21, 2008.

Net proceeds from the offering will be used in follow-up drilling to an earlier discovery in the Manitou Lake area of western Saskatchewan.

The Common Shares and Warrants comprising the Units are subject to a four month hold period expiring June 22, 2006.

On behalf of the Board of Directors
The Honourable Nick Taylor, President and Director

For further information please contact:
Softrock Minerals Ltd.
#1010, 825 – 8th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 2T3
Ph:(403) 266-2605 or Fax:(403) 266-2730

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