BLAZERS HAVE FIVE PROSPECTS SELECTED FOR WHL CUP
Kamloops, BC – The Kamloops Blazers will have five prospects participating at the 2017 WHL Cup October 18th – October 22nd at the Markin MacPhail Centre in Calgary.
On Team B.C., goaltender Dylan Garand (3rd round, 2017) and defenseman Ethan Brandwood (7th round, 2017) are on the roster.
On Team Saskatchewan, forwards Josh Pillar (1st round, 2017) and Ethan Ironside (9th round, 2017) are part of the team and on Team Manitoba, forward Reese Belton (5th round, 2017) has been named to the team.
Of the five prospects, the Blazers have signed Pillar, Garand and Brandwood to standard WHL education contracts.
The WHL Cup, formerly known as the Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup, features the highest-rated players in the under-16 age category from the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. The tournament will take place from Wednesday, October 18 through Sunday, October 22.