This year’s WHL Bantam hosted in Calgary was open to 2001 born players and twelve DHA players heard their names called on Thursday May 5th. DHA is extremely proud of the following players:
Forward Dylan Cozens was the first DHA player going in the first round, 19th overall to the Lethbridge Hurricanes. Forward Lukas Svjekovsky was drafted in the second round, 36th overall to the Vancouver Giants.
Next off the board was Jalen Price, in the 3rd round, 63rd overall to the Medicine Hat Tigers and goaltender Roman Basran 64th overall to the Kelowna Rockets. In the 4th round and 80th overall goaltender Boston Bilous went the Edmonton Oil Kings and 88th overall forward Tyus Gent went to the Victoria Royals.
Forward Keegan Craik was selected in the 5th round, 98th overall by the Prince George Cougars while forward Aidan Barfoot was selected by the Vancouver Giants in the 6th round 113th overall.
Forward Corson Hopwo was selected 138th overall in Round 7 by the Medicine Hat Tigers and defenceman Nicholas Kent went 147th overall to the Saskatoon Blades.
Defenceman Ben Wozney was selected in the 9th Round 181 overall by the Edmonton Oil Kings and Butch LaRoue went in Round 10 208th overall to the Prince George Cougars.
Congratulations to all players selected in this year’s WHL Bantam Draft. DHA is extremely proud of you!