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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

PATS PREPARING FOR WHL DRAFT



The Regina Pats Hockey Club is preparing to take part in the 2019 Western Hockey League Bantam Draft on Thursday in Red Deer, Alberta.

The Pats will make five selections in the first three rounds of the draft, one in the first, one in the second and three times in the third round.

Here are Regina’s picks for the draft:

Round
Overall
How Acquired
1
17th
Via Lethbride (Leschyshyn/Henry Trade)
2
41st
Saskatoon’s pick, via Vancouver (Joseph Trade)
3
61st
Via Lethbridge (Leschyshyn/Henry Trade)
3
63rd
Saskatoon’s pick, Via Tri-City (Hyman Trade)
3
66th
Prince Albert’s pick, via Lethbridge (Mahovlich Trade)
5
90th
Via Winnipeg (Savoie Trade)
5
91st
Regina’s pick
7
135th
Regina’s pick
8
155th
Swift Current’s pick, via Lethbridge (Leschyshyn/Henry Trade)
9
179th
Regina’s pick
9
186th
Via Victoria (McNabb Trade)
10
201st
Regina’s pick
10
213th
Via Spokane (Feist Trade)

This will be the first time the Pats have picked in the first round of the WHL Bantam Draft since 2014, when they took defenceman Dawson Barteaux 14th overall.

The Pats have picked 17th overall in the first round twice in their history; taking Myles Bell in 2008 and Grant Jacobson in 1998.

The 2019 Bantam Draft will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday in Red Deer, Alberta.

(Phil Andrews/ReginaPats.com)

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