Blades Prepare for Bantam Draft
Saskatoon, SK — The 2011 WHL Bantam Draft is scheduled for Thursday, May 5 in Calgary, AB.
The WHL Bantam Draft is an opportunity for WHL Clubs to replenish their systems with graduating Bantam-aged players. Players eligible for the 2011 WHL Bantam Draft will be 1996-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.
The Saskatoon Blades Hockey Club will have the following picks:
- 3rd Rd (66 overall)
- 4th Rd (71 overall) from Seattle for Travis Toomey
- 5th Rd (91 overall) from Vancouver (Regina) for Randy McNaught
- 5th Rd (110 overall)
- 6th Rd (115 overall) from Lethbridge (Seattle) for Tyler Kizuik
- 6th Rd (118 overall) from PA for Brendon Wall and Tyler Yaworski
- 7th Rd (154 overall)
- 9th Rd (198 overall)
- 11th Rd (242 overall)
- 12th Rd (264 overall)
This event will be available via LIVE webcast at http://www.whl.ca/.