Thursday, May 1, 2014

2014 - WHL BANTAM DRAFT 

REGINA PATS - PICKS

 

 

VIDEO:  Regina Pats Chad Lang talking about the first two draft picks interviewed by:  PHIL "THE THRILL" ANDERSON, Radio CKRM

http://www.reginapats.com/video/

 

REGINA PATS  -  ROUND 1 - # 13 - PICK: Jordan HOLLETT, Goaltender, Langley, B.C., Height: 6:02, Weight: 175, Previous Team: Okanagan, Date of Birth: March 1, 1999 

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“We are proud to select Jordan Hollett,” said Pats Senior VP and General Manager Chad Lang.  “He’s a big, athletic goaltender who we feel can be an important part of the Regina Pats moving forward.”


99 Born Goaltender Jordan Hollett, OHA Bantam AAA Team is one of the Top Ranked 99 Born Goalies going into this years WHL Bantam Draft being held  May 2014.  Jordan has been a client with MGD Goaltending since his family moved to the Province in the Summer of 2007  from Eastern Canada.  Jordan developed a strong bond with Goalie Coach Angelo Maggio and has been a fixture around their training facility in Langley, BC, for the past 7 years,   not only working with his Goalie Coach and Mentor but volunteering his time to assist with MGD’s Goaltending Camps and Programs thru the Spring/Christmas and Summer, where he is passing on his passion of the game to the future goalies coming thru their programs.

Jordan and the OHA Team recently competed and won Gold  in the 36th John Reid Memorial Bantam AAA Tournament, January 16-19, 2014 in St. Albert, AB – The tournament is held annually and is one of the Prestigious  Tournaments in Canada.  The tournament selects and  invite some of the Top Teams from Western Canada representing (BC,AB,SASK,MAN) along with teams from the US, this year even had representation from Europe HC Kometa,Czech Rep.
Jordan was also named Top Goaltender of the Tournament and selected to the Tournament All Star Team:

Tournament Stats    GP 7   Wins 4    Loss 0    Ties 0     s/o 0   GAA1.75     Saves 87  SV% 0.926
OHA Team Stats       GP 25 Wins 20 Loss 5    Ties 0     s/0 6   GAA 1.57

Some Quotes:

  • His technically proficiency is above and beyond expectations!
  • His work ethic (and a major growth spurt) are the two main factors to consider in being one of the top 99 Goaltenders.

Recent Articles:

2014 JRMT Tournament All Star teams  http://bit.ly/1bsP8UD
2014 JRMT Tournament Tournament MVP Awards http://bit.ly/1gAEY1D
2014 JRMT Champions http://bit.ly/1bsQkqN

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REGINA PATS  -  ROUND 2 - # 35 - PICK: Erick GARDINER, Centre, Humboldt, Saskatchewan, Height: 5:11, Weight: 160, Previous Team: Humboldt Broncos, Date of Birth: March 21, 1999 

 

 

Gardiner is from Humboldt and was captain of the team last season. He is the younger brother to Prince Albert Raiders forward Reid Gardiner.

 

"Erik is an intelligent play maker who see ice well," commented Regina Pats Senior VP and General Manager Chad Lang.  "He provides the opportunity to make players around him better, has scoring ability and strong character."

2013-4 - SEASON: Bantam AA - GP: 31, G: 24, A: 37, PTS: 61 

 

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NEXT TWO ROUNDS:  ROUND

 3 - # 57 -REGINA TRADED TO VICTORIA, ROUND 4 - # 79 TRADED TO CALGARY

NEXT REGINA PATS PICK:   ROUND 5 - #101 - PICKED: Riley BRUCE, Left Defence, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Height: 5'10" Weight: 152, Previous Team: Winnipeg Hawks, Date of Birth: 5 April 1999, Shots: Left, Plays in the Winnipeg AAA Bantam League.

 

 

2013-4 - SEASON: Bantam AAA - GP: 28, G: 6, A: 17, PTS: 23, PPG: 3, PIM: 165  -  Play-Off Games, G: 3, A:5, PTS: 8, PIM: 62.  Chad Lang says, "Bruce plays hard, skates well and is hard to play against.  

 

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The Pats traded their 6th round pick in 2015 for the Lethbridge Hurricanes 6th round pick in this draft. 123rd overall.

Round 123rd pick:   Pats selected: defenseman Garrett Ewert from Kamloops, Chad Lang says, "He is a big mobile defenseman who moves the puck well and is very strong defensively." 






















Plays Defence, Height: 6"1, Weight: 168, Shots: Right.


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Round 145 pick:   Pats selected: Left Wing Carson Welke, Yorkton UCT Terriers Bantam AA, Height: 5' 9", Weight: 160

 

1913-14 Season: GP: 30, G: 27, A: 37, PTS: 64, PPG: 4, PIM: 109 - Play-Off: G: 14, A: 19, PTS: 23  - No Photo available

 

Chad Lang says,  "He is a character player who can bring his skills in every type of game. He has a balanced blend of scoring ability and play making skills. His strong work ethic and gritty play allows him to be a strong playoff performer."

 

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ROUND 8 - #167 th - PICK: Zachary Cox, Right Winger, from Rocky View, Alberta, Date of Birth: 19 February 1999, Height: 6'0", Weight: 150, Last Played for Airdrie Xtreme Bantam AAA, 1913-14 Season: GP 32, G: 17, A: 13, PTS: 30, PIM: 22 - No Photo Available

  

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ROUND 9 - # 189 th -  PICK: Gary Haden, Center, also from Airdie Xtrem Bantam AAA, Height: 5"8, Weight: 140, Played: GP: 33, G: 39, A: 31, PTS: 70, PIM: 42

 

  

Gary Haden, playing against Lethbridge Golden Hawks.  Photo: Rocky View Publishing

     

Lang says, "Haden is a smooth, quick centerman with soft hands and a finishing touch around the net. Equal parts goal scorer and playmaker, he can make any linemate look good. Clever operator with great vision and anticipation." 

 

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 ROUND 10 th. - # 211 -  PICK: Adam Sandstrom, Defence, Height: 6'1, Weight: 160, plays for Red Deer Rebels White Bantam AAA.  Played in 33 games, G: 4, A: 14, PTS: 18, PIM: 50, Shots: Left  -  No Photo Available

 

Chad Lang says he is a big mobile defenseman. A good puck mover and plays a good positional game. Also has a good hockey sense. 

 

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 ROUND 11 th. - # 232  -  PICK: Robert  Holmes, Date of Birth: 22 July 1999, Left Wing, playes for Sherwood Park Flyers Bantam AAA.  1913-14 Season: Played in 26 games, G: 2, A: 7, PTS: 7, PIM: 18  -  No Photo Available