Thursday, May 01, 2014

Bantam Draft Goes Today

For Immediate Release
May 1st, 2014
WHL Bantam Draft Today
Pats First Pick 13th Overall

Regina, Saskatchewan – The Western Hockey League Bantam Draft begins this morning in Calgary. The Pats make their first selection (13th overall) which will take place sometime after 8:30 a.m. The Blue and White are projected to make their following pick in the 35th spot of the draft. Recent first round selections include Sam Steel (2nd – 2013), Morgan Klimchuk (5th – 2010) and Chandler Stephenson (5th – 2009). The second round has seen the Pats select Liam Schioler (28th – 2013), Brady Reagan (31st – 2012) and Adam Brooks (25th – 2011).

After the second round, the Pats aren’t scheduled to pick again until the fifth round of the draft. This season, Regina featured three players in the lineup who were picked in the fifth round: Rylee Zimmer (2012), Austin Wagner (2012) and Dyson Stevenson (2008).

Pats Picks in the 2014 Bantam Draft

1st Round – 13th
2nd Round – 35th
5th Round – 101st
7th Round – 145th
8th Round – 167th
9th Round – 189th
10th Round – 211th

The first round of the 2012-13 WHL Bantam Draft will be streamed live on WHL.ca starting at 8:30 a.m.

For Draft Day coverage, visit ReginaPats.com and follow the Pats on Twitter (@WHLPats).

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