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67 Albertans Selected In 2014 Whl Bantam Draft

 Prince Albert Raiders selected the first Alberta player, 9th overall, in goaltender Ian Scott, who played for the Calgary Northstar Sabres this past season. Scott also played for the Calgary North team that just won the ATB Alberta Cup championship just last week.

Scott was also the first goalie selected in the Bantam Draft and the only goalie to be taken in the first round. In the 2013-14 season, the 6’2”, 156 pound goaltender put up a save percentage of 0.916 with a Goals Against Average of 3.12.

Scott was one of six Albertans taken in the first round.

Below is a complete list of all Alberta players taken in the WHL Bantam Draft:

First Round

9th Ian Scott Goaltender Prince Albert Raiders
12th Dominic Schmiemann Defence Swift Current Broncos
14th Jaret Anderson-Dolan Forward Spokane Chiefs
15th Jantzen Leslie Defence Everett Silvertips
17th James Hamblin Forward Medicine Hat Tigers
20th Kobe Mohr Forward Edmonton Oil Kings

2nd Round

25th Josh Patterson Forward Saskatoon Blades
26th Marcus Kichton Defence Moose Jaw Warriors
29th Dylan Plouffe Defence Vancouver Giants
31st Ryan Peckford Forward Victoria Royals
32nd Ian Mitchell Defence Brandon Wheat Kings
37th Dawson Weatherill Goaltender Red Deer Rebels
38th Matthew Wedman Forward Seattle Thunderbirds
43rd Zane Franklin Forward Lethbridge Hurricanes

3rd Round

45th Kyle Olson Forward Tri-City Americans
46th Ethan Sakowich Defence Red Deer Rebels
48th Matthew Holzer Defence Spokane Chiefs
49th Bryce Kindopp Forward Everett Silvertips
50th Brett Leason Forward Tri-City Americans
54th Jarrod Gourley Defence Brandon Wheat Kings
55th Erik Miller Forward Kamloops Blazers
58th Ethan McIndoe Forward Spokane Chiefs
60th Lukus MacKenzie Defence Saskatoon Blades
64th Brayden Gorda Defence Edmonton Oil Kings

4th Round

68th Markus Boguslavksy Forward Calgary Hitmen
72nd Cameron Lockard Forward Medicine Hat Tigers
76th Jeremy Klessens Forward Kootenay Ice
79th Troy Dudley Defence Calgary Hitmen
80th Matthew Armitage Goaltender Spokane Chiefs
84th Koletrane Wilson Defence Lethbridge Hurricanes
86th Jaedon Kalupar Forward Edmonton Oil Kings

5th Round

89th Ayden Roche-Setoguchi Defence Lethbridge Hurricanes
91st Tyler Oakenfold Forward Swift Current Broncos
93rd Peter Kope Defence Prince George Cougars
98th Jadon Joseph Forward Lethbridge Hurricanes
99th Linden Babcock Forward Kootenay Ice
103rd Ryan Anderson Forward Everett Silvertips
110th Chase Stephenson Forward Moose Jaw Warriors

6th Round

111th Tyler Traptow Forward Lethbridge Hurricanes
117th Davis Murray Forward Edmonton Oil Kings
122nd Ben Kellogg Forward Swift Current Broncos
125th Riley Sutter Forward Everett Silvertips

7th Round

137th Ryan Schoettler Defence Prince George Cougars
141st Parker Kelly Forward Prince Albert Raiders
144th Kyle Dronyk Defence Swift Current Broncos
150th Damian Gorecki Defence Victoria Royals

8th Round

155th Logan Mazerolle Forward Prince George Cougars
156th Jaren Turnquist Forward Vancouver Giants
162nd Christopher Monden Forward Prince Albert Raiders
163rd Brayden Labant Forward Red Deer Rebels
165th Brett Trentham Forward Kootenay Ice
166th Josh Baker Forward Swift Current Broncos
167th Zachary Cox Forward Regina Pats
170th Reece Harsch Defence Seattle Thunderbirds
174th Max Wutzke Defence Edmonton Oil Kings

9th Round

178th Logan Ganie Forward Kamloops Blazers
181st Marco Pasemko Forward Prince George Cougers
184th Zackary Hayes Defence Prince Albert Raiders
189th Gary Haden Forward Regina Pats

10th Round

200th Tyrell McCubbing Defence Kamloops Blazers
201st Dane Dow Goaltender Kamloops Blazers
202nd Evan Haimila Defence Moose Jaw Warriors
211th Adam Sandstrom Defence Regina Pats
217th Philip Couture Goaltender Calgary Hitmen
219th Trace Elson Forward Portland Winterhawks

11th Round

232nd Robert Holmes Forward Regina Pats
240th Brandon Vogel Goaltender Edmonton Oil Kings


Hockey Canada’s National Award Winners Announced; Dave Peterson And Rob Virgil Recognized

Hockey Canada honoured community leaders from across the country during its annual awards banquet Thursday night, held as part of the governing body’s 95th annual general meeting at the Westin Calgary.

The Outstanding Volunteer Award went to Nancy Wilson of London, Ont., who has contributed tremendously to the growth of the game in British Columbia, across the country and around the world over the past 15 years. She has had a particularly strong role in developing women’s hockey, acting as both the game plan and female high performance coordinator for B.C. Hockey. She has also served as head coach of the University of British Columbia, Team B.C. and Canada’s National Women’s Under-22 Team, and as an assistant coach with Canada’s National Women’s Team. Wilson was the first-ever recipient of the B.C. Hockey Development Award – Female High Performance Program, and is an inspiring coach mentor provincially, nationally and internationally.

The eight Hockey Canada national award winners honoured Thursday are as follows:

Female Hockey Breakthrough Award

(Outstanding contribution to advancing female hockey)

Dave Peterson (Calgary, Alta.)

Hal Lewis Award

(Hockey Canada staff person who best exemplifies the spirit of the organization)

Glen McCurdie (Manotick, Ont.)

Gordon Juckes Award

(Outstanding contribution to the development of amateur hockey at the national level)

Clément Jodoin (Rimouski, Que.)

Officiating Award

(Outstanding contribution to officiating at the branch and national levels)

Richard Trottier (Laval, Que.)

Hockey Canada Order of Merit – Atlantic

(An individual who has served amateur hockey faithfully)

Gerry Evans (Mount Pearl, N.L.)

Hockey Canada Order of Merit – Central

(An individual who has served amateur hockey faithfully)

Bill Appleby (Waterloo, Ont.)

Hockey Canada Order of Merit – West

(An individual who has served amateur hockey faithfully)

Rob Virgil (Edmonton, Alta.)

Outstanding Volunteer Award

(Outstanding volunteer work in amateur hockey)

Nancy Wilson (London, Ont.)

A ninth award, the Liz MacKinnon Award, will be presented Friday. The award is given to the spouse of a volunteer who has made special contributions to Hockey Canada, and to the game.

Nominations for all awards were submitted by Hockey Canada’s 13 member branches, and the winners were chosen by Hockey Canada’s selection committee. The success of minor hockey associations in Canada depends heavily on volunteers and Hockey Canada is pleased to recognize the individuals who contribute greatly to the game of hockey across the country.

More than 250 representatives from regional and provincial hockey associations are in Calgary for Hockey Canada’s 95th annual general meeting, which started Thursday, May 29 and concludes Sunday, June 1.