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Posted: May 5, 2017

ICE draft 10 in WHL Bantam Draft

The steadily re-building Kootenay ICE re-stocked the incoming talent larder May 4, selecting 10 players in the Western Hockey League (WHL) Bantam Draft.

“The players selected today represent our future and add to an already strong talent level of ICE players that will help us continue to build momentum moving forward,” said Garnet Kazuik, Director of Scouting for the Kootenay ICE.

Connor McLennon

With the second overall selection, the ICE drafted Connor McClennon from Pursuit of Excellence Hockey Academy.

McClennon (5’7”, 156 lb., from Wainwright Alberta) “loves to score; that’s his go-to,” said Kazuik.

“It is an exciting time for the Kootenay ICE and our fans. Our future is very bright and we feel like we have been able to add to an existing group of talented players,” said Matt Cockell, President and General Manager.

Draft Summary:

Round 1- Connor McClennon, C, 5’7”, 156 lbs, POE Hockey, 2nd overall.

Round 2 – Anson McMaster, RD, 6’4”, 173 lbs Rocky Mountain Raiders, 23rd overall.

Round 3 – James Form, C, 6’ 160 lbs, Saskatoon Outlaws BAA, 45th overall.

Round 4 – Jake Sanderson, LD, 5’11”, 142lbs, Calgary NWCAA Flames BAAA, 67th overall.

Round 4 – Will Gurski, G, 6’3”, 185 lbs, Shawnigan Lake School Bantam Prep, 72nd overall.

Round 5 – Owen Pederson, F, 6’, 149 lbs, OHA Edmonton Bantam Prep, 89th overall.

Round 5 – Brett Fogg, LD, 5’11”, 148 lbs, Humboldt Broncos BAA, 91st overall.

Round 6 – Benjamin Zloty, LD, 5’8”, 149 lbs, Calgary CRAA Royals BAAA, 111th overall.

Round 7- Gage Alexander, G, 6’5”, 199 lbs, Okotoks Oilers, 133rd overall.

Round 8 – Michael Milne, LW, 5’7”, 158 lbs Yale H.A, 155th overall.

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