Victoria, BC –
The Victoria Royals announced today that Brandon Magee has been invited to the Development Camp of the National Hockey League’s (NHL) Edmonton Oilers, while Austin Carroll will be attending the camp of the Phoenix Coyotes.

Magee, an Edmonton, AB native is coming off his second full Western Hockey League (WHL) season with the Chilliwack Bruins/Victoria Royals franchise. In 131 games thus far in his junior career, Magee has notched 76 points (35g-41a) and 124 penalty minutes. The Royals’ centre has also participated in five WHL playoff contests where he recorded three assists and two minutes in penalties.

The 5’8”, 172 lb forward has also put on the Canadian jersey after he represented Team Pacific at the 2011 World Under-17 Hockey Championship. During the tournament, Magee tallied five goals and 16 penalty minutes in six games on route to the bronze medal. The 18-year-old was selected by the Chilliwack Bruins with their fourth round, 84th overall pick in the 2009 WHL Bantam Draft and has spent his entire junior career with Bruins/Royals franchise.

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Brandon Magee, in action here against Vancouver last season, will be at the Edmonton Oiler development camp in late June (Photo by Christian J. Stewart – ISN)

The Edmonton Oilers Development Camp runs from June 27–July 2, 2012 in Edmonton, AB and will consist of off-ice and on-ice sessions, as well as a 3-on-3 tournament.


Carroll, a 6’3”, 204 lb winger, just finished his first full season in the Western Hockey League (NHL) where he tallied 20 points (8g-12a) and 80 penalty minutes in 62 games. Carroll also recorded two goals and six penalty minutes in four games during the 2012 WHL Playoffs.

The 18-year-old was originally drafted by the Chilliwack Bruins in the ninth round, 179th overall in the 2009 WHL Bantam Draft. Before he joined the Royals, Carroll spent one season with the BCHL’s Coquitlam Express in which he amassed 11 points (6g-5a) and 28 minutes in penalties during 42 games.

The Phoenix Coyotes Development Camp runs from June 26-June 29, 2012 in Scottsdale, Arizona and will mainly consist of on-ice sessions.   

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