Western Hockey League completes first round of 2022 WHL Prospects draft - WHL Network

Western Hockey League completes first round of 2022 WHL Prospects draft – WHL Network

Calgary, Alta. – The Western Hockey League completed the first round of the 2022 WHL Prospects draft online today.

With the first overall selection in the 2022 WHL Horizons draft, Medicine Hat Tigers used the selection to advance Gavin McKenna (Whitehorse, Yukon/Rink Hockey Academy Kelowna, U18). Shortly after McKenna’s selection, the Tigers announced that the No. 1 selection had signed a WHL Standard Player Agreement.

Of the 22 players selected, 15 forwards and seven defenders were selected. Of these, eight came from Alberta, six from Saskatchewan, four from British Columbia, three from Manitoba, and one from the Yukon Territory.

A total of 16 CSSHL field hockey teams were selected in the first round.

Players eligible to participate in the 2022 WHL Prospects Draft are players born in 2007 who reside in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories, Yukon, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana , Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

Click here for a full list of all players selected for the 2022 WHL Horizons Draft.

2022 WHL Draft Future Results

first round

#1 – Medicine Hat Tigers
Name: Gavin McKenna Position: Forward Birthplace: Whitehorse, Yukon
Team: Rink Hockey Academy Kelowna U18 Prep Stats: 35 GP – 23G-42A – 65 points

#2 – Tri-City American
Name: Jackson Smith Position: Defense Hometown: Calgary, Alta.
Team: Edge School U15 Prep stats: 29 GP – 15G-23A – 35 points

#3 – Victoria Royals
Name: Kol Rishni Position: Forward Birthplace: McLean, Sask.
Team: Northern Alberta Xtreme U15 Prep Stats: 251 GP – 40G-52A – 92 points

#4 – Calgary Hitman
Name: Reese Hamilton Position: Defense Birthplace: Whitewood, Sask.
Team: Northern Alberta Xtreme U15 Prep Stats: 27 GP – 12G-42A – 54 points

#5 – Regina Bates
Name: Cole Temple Job: Front Hometown: Brandon’s Man.
Team: Brandon Wheat Kings U15 Stats: 28 GP – 58G-50A – 108 points

#6 – Swift Current Broncos
Name: Peyton Boilers Position: Defense Birthplace: Winnipeg, man.
Team: Rink Hockey Academy Winnipeg U15 Prep Stats: 30 GP – 9G-26A -35 points

#7 – Vancouver Giants
Name: Cameron Schmidt Position: Forward Birthplace: Prince George, British Columbia
Team: Rink Hockey Academy Kelowna U15 Stats: 13 GP – 25G-16A -41 points

#8 – Spokane Heads
Name: Chase Harrington Position: Forward Birthplace: Langley, British Columbia
Team: Delta Hockey Academy U15 Prep stats: 29 GP – 32G-18A -50 points

#9 – Prince George the Cougar
Name: Lee Schorgot Position: Forward Birthplace: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
Team: Saskatoon Generals U15 Stats: 31 GP – 57G-43A – 100 points

#10 – Seattle Thunderbirds
Name: Braeden Cootes Job: Forward Hometown: Sherwood Park, Alta.
Team: Yale Hockey Academy U15 Stats: 30 GP – 29G-38A – 67 points

#11 – Lethbridge Hurricanes
Name: William Sharp Position: Defense Birthplace: Delta, British Columbia
Team: Yale Hockey Academy U15 Prep Stats: 21 GP – 19G-23A – 42 points

#12 – Brandon Weight Kings
Name: Joby Bummler Position: Forward Birthplace: Wilcox, Sask.
Team: Notre Dame Hounds U15 Prep Stats: 20 GP – 15G-11A -26 points

#13 – Kamloops Blazers
Name: Nathan Beehm Position: Front Birthplace: Calgary, Alta.
Team: Edge School U15 Prep stats: 29 GP – 28G-29A – 57 points

#14 – Moose Joe Warriors
Name: Connor Schmidt Position: Defense Birthplace: Sturgeon County, Alta.
Team: Okanagan Hockey Academy U15 Prep stats: 30 GP – 12G-20A – 32 points

#15 – Prince Albert the Raiders
Name: Luke Moroz Position: Front Birthplace: Regina, Sask.
Team: Prairie Storm U15 Stats: 27 GP – 47G-61A – 108 points

#16 – Medicine Hat Tigers
Name: Hayden Harsany Position: Forward Birthplace: Calgary, Alta.
Team: Northern Alberta Xtreme U15 Prep Stats: 25 GP – 31G-36A – 67 points

#17 – Red Deer Rebel
Name: Luke Floswick Position: Defense Birthplace: Calgary, Alta.
Team: Calgary Bison U15 Stats: 33 GP – 8G-17A – 25 points

#18 – Portland Winterhawks
Name: Graham Jones Position: Front Hometown: Winnipeg, man.
Team: Rink Hockey Academy U15 Prep Stats: 30 GP – 33G-48A – 81 points

#19 – Vancouver Giants
Name: Aaron Obobaivo Position: Front Birthplace: Calgary, Alta.
Team: Shattuck St. Mary’s Sabers 14U Stats: 52 GP – 44G-47A – 91 Points

#20 – Everett Silvertips
Name: Julian’s Labyrinth Position: Forward’s Birthplace: Edmonton, Alta.
Team: OHA Edmonton U15 Prep Stats: 24 GP – 22G-24A – 46 points

#21 – Saskatoon Blades
Name: Isaac Poll Location: Forward Birthplace: White City, Sask.
Team: Prairie Storm U15 Stats: 26 GP – 10G-28A – 38 points

#22 – Vancouver Giants
Name: Jacob Orskowicz Occupation: Forward Birthplace: Langley, British Columbia
Team: Delta Hockey Academy U15 Prep Stats: 28 GP – 19G-27A -46 points

About the Western Hockey League
Regarded as the world’s premier development league for emerging hockey players, the Western Hockey League (WHL) is headquartered out of Calgary, Alberta. The WHL has 22 member clubs, 17 in western Canada and five in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. A member of the Canadian Hockey League, the WHL has been a major supplier of talent to the National Hockey League for more than 50 years. WHL is also the leading provider of hockey scholarships with more than 375 alumni each year who receive WHL scholarships to pursue a post-secondary education of their choice. Each season, WHL players also form the core of the Canadian national junior hockey team.



2022-05-19 18:56:31

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