BC and Yukon Players Selected in WHL Bantam Draft

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he Western Hockey League (WHL) held their annual Bantam Draft on Thursday, May 4, 2017, and a total of 61 players from BC and the Yukon were selected, including six (6) in the first round.

The players drafted are:

Rd Pick Team Player Pos. Minor Hockey Association Hometown
1 3 Vancouver Justin Sourdif F Delta Hockey Academy Surrey
1 5 Saskatoon Aiden De La Gorgendiere D Yale Hockey Academy Langley
1 6 Spokane Jack Finley F Pursuit of Excellence Kelowna
1 13 Swift Current Ben King F Pursuit of Excellence Vernon
1 18 Prince George Tyson Phare F Yale Hockey Academy Maple Ridge
1 19 Seattle Payton Mount F Delta Hockey Academy Victoria
2 24 Vancouver Tanner Brown D Pursuit of Excellence Kelowna
2 27 Brandon Vincent Iorio D Shattuck-St. Mary’s Coquitlam
2 28 Spokane Campbell Arnold G Shawnigan Lake School Nanaimo
2 33 Vancouver Cole Shepard F Delta Hockey Academy West Vancouver
2 35 Saskatoon Koen MacInnes G Burnaby Winter Club Vancouver
2 39 Kelowna Ethan Bowen F Yale Hockey Academy Chilliwack
2 42 Saskatoon Kurtis Smythe D Delta Hockey Academy Surrey
3 47 Prince Albert Braydon Clark D Pursuit of Excellence Langley
3 55 Portland Ryan Helliwell D Burnaby Winter Club Vancouver
3 58 Kamloops Dylan Garand G Delta Hockey Academy Victoria
3 60 Vancouver John Little F Shawnigan Lake School Parksville
3 65 Medicine Hat Ryan Watson D Delta Hockey Academy Delta
4 70 Edmonton Tyler Horstmann F Delta Hockey Academy Richmond
4 72 Kootenay Will Gurski G Shawnigan Lake School Duncan
4 73 Lethbridge Owen Forfellow D Yale Hockey Academy Abbotsford
4 75 Everett Dylan Anderson D Yale Hockey Academy Langley
4 78 Red Deer Kyler Kovich F Burnaby Winter Club Vancouver
4 79 Regina Cole Dubinsky F OHA (Edmonton) Penticton, BC
4 81 Kamloops Trevor Thurston D Delta Hockey Academy Delta
4 85 Seattle Luke Bateman D Thompson Zone Kamloops
5 96 Brandon Cameron MacDonald F Yale Hockey Academy Surrey
5 102 Saskatoon Kalen Szeto F Burnaby Winter Club Vancouver
5 103 Vancouver Braedy Euerby G Delta Hockey Academy Delta