Category «WHL Draft»

WHL Draft Prospect of the Month: Connor Levis

October: Connor Levis – St. Georges Academy Connor Levis is this years first Player of the Month we have presented. Levis currently sits third in CSSHL Bantam Prep scoring with 33 points in 12 games and has helped the St. Georges Academy to a 9-3 record. Recording 29 of those points and producing 3 or …

Prospect Profile: Ty Murchison

Name: Ty Murchison Team: Los Angeles Jr. Kings 16U AAA Position: Defense Date of Birth: 2/2/2003 Hometown: Corona, California Height/Weight: 5’11 165 pounds Hand: Left   Eligible for the 2021 NHL Draft   Ty Murchison is a smart, puck-moving, two-way defenseman who contributes in every facet of the game. Murchison was selected in the third …

WHL Draft Q + A: Carter Dereniwsky

Name: Carter Dereniwsky Team: Yorkton Maulers (SMHL) Position: Winger Height/Weight: 5’9 140lbs Hand: Right       1)Introduce yourself, describe yourself as a player and person. I am Carter Dereniwsky I play hockey for the Yorkton Rawtec Maulers.  I play a very offensive game and prefer to have puck control.  I see myself as a …

WHL Draft Players to Watch

    A list I have done annually for the past three years, my players to watch list going into the season. This list is simply prized of WHL Draft eligible players who I have previous recognition of going into this season. It will be sectioned out by province and the list is not based …

Brayden’s Watch List

Heading into the 2018-2019 season, this will be my third year covering the Bantam Draft. I haven’t gotten the opportunity to basically see every kid play in the 2002 + 2003 born classes, and this year will be the first that I get to see some of those kids perform at the Junior levels. Every …

Spokane Chiefs Draft Review

Draft Selections: 17th Overall: Graham Sward- Yale Lions   We felt Sward would go much earlier than he did on draft day. A player who was ranked in our top ten all year long, Sward’s defensive game may have been the best in the draft. A fluid stay at home defender who plays a cautious …

Kelowna Rockets Draft Review

  Draft Selections 18th Overall: Trevor Wong – St. Georges Bantam Varsity   Currently verbally committed to the University of Denver, Kelowna took a huge flyer in selecting Trevor Wong in the first round of the WHL Draft. While Wong’s value is likely that of a top 10 pick, he still is 50/50 on coming …

2018-2019 WHL Draft Preview

  My name is Brayden Sullivan, the date I am writing this is September 17th (And yes I am in class), the bitter sweet start to the 2018-2019 season has already started and things will start to get into the full swing of things around next week. For myself, I am already prepared for a …

Prospect Profile: Sean Tschigerl

Name: Sean Tschigerl Team: OHA Edmonton Midget Prep (CSSHL) Position: Center/Left Wing Date of Birth: April 11th 2003 Hometown: Whitecourt, Alberta Height/Weight: 5’11 170lbs Hand: Left WHL Draft: 4th Overall in 2018 – Calgary Hitmen (Signed)   *Eligible for the 2021 NHL Draft* Areas of Strength Work Ethic Tenacity All-around Game Areas of Weakness Consistency Deceptiveness   …

Everett Silvertips Draft Review

Draft Selections 42nd Overall: Olen Zellweger – OHA Edmonton   Everett Silvertips first selection in the draft didn’t happen until late in the second round but they took a player who has a tonne of upside to his game. Zellweger is one of the most poised puck moving defenders in the draft, he’s a bit …