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Oct 29 2022

14 SMHA Players Selected in 2022 WHL Draft

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14 SMHA Players Selected in the 2022 WHL Draft

Congratulations to all of the players selected in today's WHL Prospects Draft - especially to the 14 SMHA players selected!

The 2007 birth year group put up the 4th highest total ever of SMHA players selected.  Just the 2007 (1992 birth year) and 2021 (2006 birth year) drafts 
with 16 and the 2010 (1995 birth year) draft with 15 had more player selected.

Below is the list of SMHA players selected:

Name Position Home Zone  21-22 Team  Draft Position       WHL Club
Lee Shurgot, F, Aces, Generals, 1st Round 9th overall, Prince George Cougars
Corban Almen, F, AA, Outlaws, 2nd Round 31st overall, Regina Pats
Kash Andresen, F, Renegades, Bandits, 2nd Rd 33rd overall, Lethbridge Hurricanes
Brayden Smith, D, Redwings, Generals, 3rd Rd 53rd overall, Regina Pats
Emerson Clark, D, Flyers, Stallions, 3rd Rd 56th overall, Brandon Wheat Kings
Leo Seitz, F, Bobcats, Stallions, 4th Rd 68th overall, Tri City Americans
Rylan Hue, F, Bobcats, Bandits, 6th Rd 129th overall, Saskatoon Blades
Dayton Deschamps, D, Renegades, Outlaws, 7th Rd 137th overall, Saskatoon Blades
Tao Flory, D, Flyers, Bandits, 8th Rd 166th overall, Brandon Wheat Kings
Preston Baerwald, F, Redwings, Bandits, 8th Rd 168th overall, Moose Jaw Warriors
Logan Edmonstone, G, Aces, Generals, 8th Rd 173rd overall, Kamloops Blazers
Wyatt Bouvier, G, Flyers, Bandits, 9th Rd 179th overall, Victoria Royals
Tyce Penrod, F, Aces, Stallions, 10th Rd 216 overall, Portland Winterhawks
Sean Shiels, D, Renegades, Generals, 11th Rd 222 overall, Tri City Americans

Aces Zone - 3
Bobcats - 2
Flyers - 3
Redwings - 2
Renegades - 3
AA - 1

Bandits - 5
Generals - 4
Stallions - 3
Outlaws - 2

Goalies - 2
Defence - 4
Forwards - 8

Saskatchewan had 50 players selected in the draft.  MHA's with multiple players:
Saskatoon MHA - 14
Regina - 8
Martensville - 2
Warman - 2
Tisdale - 2
Humboldt - 2
Swift Current - 2
Prince Albert - 2

Other Major Cities:
Winnipeg - 18
Calgary - 15
Edmonton - 11

Congratulations to all players selected.  Remember, the work really starts now.

To those players not selected, keep on working.  40% of the players in the WHL are players that were not drafted but listed later on. 

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