Brandon, MB. – With Training Camp less than a month away, the Brandon
Wheat Kings are pleased to announce the signings of their top three
picks in this year’s Western Hockey league Bantam Draft.
General Manager / Head Coach Kelly McCrimmon says that Winnipegger Nolan Patrick, Kale Clague of Lloydminster and Brandon’s Tanner Kaspick, who were chosen 4th, 6th and 25th overall, have committed to the club in the past week. All three are currently attending the AllState All-Canadian Mentorship Camp in Toronto.
very excited to have signed these three,” says McCrimmon. “We look
forward to seeing these players grow up in our organization. They will
form the nucleus of some very good teams.”
A 6’2” 172 lb Winnipeg
product, Patrick led the Division 1 Winnipeg AAA Bantam Hockey League
in scoring this past season with 75 points, despite playing just
nineteen of the team’s 30 games.
The 5'11" 173 lb. Clague set an
Alberta scoring record for defencemen with 77 points in 33 games while
the 5'11" 183 lb. Kaspick scored 38 points in 42 games as a member of
the AAA Midget Wheat Kings.
“All three are very talented,”
McCrimmon went on to say. “All three have tremendous upside and all
three are committed young players.”
As 15-year old prospects, they will not be eligible to play in the WHL until the 2014-15 campaign.
(Nathan can be reached at email@example.com)
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