November 4, 2012, Victoria, BC – The Victoria Royals would like to congratulate five of their 2012 WHL Bantam Draft picks on their success at the 2012 Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup. Defenceman Chaz Reddekopp, forward Tyler Soy and goaltender Markus Daly helped Team BC earn the gold medal while forwards Regan Nagy and Matthew Campese grabbed a bronze medal with Team Saskatchewan.
Chaz Reddekopp helped Team BC to a perfect 4-0 record in the annual tournament, posting five points (1g-4a) to lead all defencemen. Reddekopp, the Royals’ first round, 13th overall selection in the 2012 WHL Bantam Draft, was also named to the tournament’s All-Star Team.
Tyler Soy was effective for team BC, notching four points (1g-3a) through four games. The Surrey, BC native was picked up by the Royals with their first round, eighth overall choice in last summer’s draft. Goaltender and Victoria, BC native Markus Daly saw action against Team Manitoba, logging a 5-2 victory for Team BC and stopping 21 shots.
Forwards Regan Nagy and Matthew Campese wore the green and gold for Team Saskatchewan and picked up a bronze medal after a narrow 2-1 win over Team Manitoba. Nagy, the Royals’ second round, 27th overall pick in 2012 registered a goal and a pair of assists in four games played while Campese was held pointless through three games.
The Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup brings together the top-rated players under the age of 16 to represent their province in a four-team tournament each year. The tournament was held from November 1-4, 2012 at Father David Bauer Arena in Calgary, AB and is comprised of teams from BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
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