Kamloops, BC – The Kamloops Blazers have added 15-year-old forward Jackson Shepard to their roster for the week. Shepard was selected by the Blazers in the second round of the 2015 WHL Bantam Draft.
The West Vancouver, BC product is practicing with the hockey club today, and could be in the line-up tomorrow night when the Blazers host the Tri-City Americans. Shepard, who stands at 5’7” and 165lbs, is playing for the Vancouver North West Giants of the B.C. Major Midget Hockey League. In six games this season, he has two goals and seven points. Shepard will practice with the Blazers this week and will be returned to his Midget team on Saturday.