ICE choose 10 in WHL Bantam draft


Garnet Kazuik, Director of Scouting for the Kootenay ICE Hockey Club today announced the club has selected ten players in the 24th annual WHL Bantam Draft. The 2013 WHL Bantam Draft was for players born in 1998 and playing in the four Western Provinces and selected regions of the United States. All of the players selected today are at least one year away from playing regularly in the WHL.

“We were able to make good picks in this year’s draft. Our scouting staff looks forward to meeting them at Training Camp this year and watching them develop into key players within our organization,” commented Kazuik.

Round One, 9th Overall – JARED LEGIEN

Birthdate: September 2, 1998

Hometown: Pilot Butte, SK

Position: Left Wing

Height: 6’2”

Weight: 184 lbs.

12-13 Team: Prairie Storm - SBAAHL

Round Two, 31st Overall – VINCE LOSCHIAVO

Birthdate: March 21, 1998

Hometown: Winnipeg, MB

Position: Centre

Height: 6’0”

Weight: 159 lbs.

12-13 Team: Winnipeg Hawks - WHMA

Round Three, 53rd Overall – DECLAN HOBBS

Birthdate: August 19, 1998

Hometown: Saskatoon, SK

Position: Goaltender

Height: 5’8”

Weight: 151 lbs.

12-13 Team: Saskatoon Generals - GSHL

Round Four, 78th Overall – CALE FLEURY

Birthdate: November 19, 1998

Hometown: Carlyle, SK

Position: Defenseman

Height: 5’9”

Weight: 151 lbs.

12-13 Team: Notre Dame Hounds - SSMHL

Round Five, 89th Overall – DREW WARKENTINE

Birthdate: September 23, 1998

Hometown: Prince Albert, SK

Position: Centre

Height: 5’11”

Weight: 159 lbs.

12-13 Team: PA Venice House Raiders – SBAAHL

Round Five, 96th Overall – ROBERT JOHNSON

Birthdate: July 12, 1998

Hometown: Kamloops, BC

Position: Centre

Height: 5’11”

Weight: 150 lbs.

12-13 Team: Kamloops Bantam Tier 1 - KMHA

Round Five, 97th Overall – DALLAS HINES

Birthdate: February 5, 1998

Hometown: Marwayne, AB

Position: Defenseman

Height: 6’0”

Weight: 179 lbs.

12-13 Team: Lloydminster Universal Heat - AMBHL

Round Five, 98th Overall – ANDY STEVENS

Birthdate: March 23, 1998

Hometown: Penticton, BC

Position: Defenseman

Height: 6’1”

Weight: 185 lbs.

12-13 Team: Okanagan Bantam Tier 1 - OHA

Round Six, 119th Overall – MATT KRAWIEC

Birthdate: March 14, 1998

Hometown: Red Deer, AB

Position: Defenseman

Height: 6’0”

Weight: 160 lbs.

12-13 Team: Red Deer White - AMBHL

Round Seven, 141st Overall – CONNOR BARLEY

Birthdate: February 25, 1998

Hometown: Winnipeg, MB

Position: Left Wing

Height: 5’10”

Weight: 154 lbs.

12-13 Team: Winnipeg Hawks - WHMA

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