WHL AWARDS AND BANTAM DRAFT THIS WEEK
2018 WHL AWARDS AND BANTAM DRAFT
Kamloops, BC – The WHL Awards Luncheon and WHL Bantam Draft will be held in Red Deer this week. The WHL Awards Banquet is on Wednesday, May 2nd and the WHL Bantam Draft will take place the next day on Thursday, May 3rd.
The Blazers first selection of the 2018 WHL Bantam Draft will come in the first round, fifth overall.
Players eligible for the 2018 WHL Bantam Draft will be 2003-born players who reside in Alberta, B.C., 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.
A few roster players previously chosen in the WHL Bantam Draft include Connor Zary, Brodi Stuart, Jackson Shepard, Luke Zazula, Nolan Kneen, Dylan Ferguson and Jermaine Loewen,
The WHL Awards Luncheon and the WHL Bantam Draft will be available, free of charge, via live webcast available at http://www.whl.ca/ .
- 1st round, 5th overall
- 2nd round, 27th overall
- 3rd round, 49th overall
- 5th round, 93rd overall
- 7th round, 137th overall
- 7th round, 139th overall (From Lethbridge)
- 7th round, 151st overall (From Portland)
- 8th round, 159th overall
- 8th round, 176th overall (From Moose Jaw)
- 9th round, 181st overall
- 10th round, 203rd overall