Pats Select Two Players in CHL Import Draft
The Regina Pats Hockey Club made two selections in the 2017 CHL Import Draft on Wednesday morning.
In the first round, 60th overall, the Pats took 17-year-old Russian defenceman Yegor Zamula. The product of Chelyabinsk scored three goals and had 23 assists in 36 games with Metallurg Magnitogorsk U17 in 2016/17.
With the 120th overall pick in the second round, Regina selected Finnish forward Emil Oksanen. The 19-year-old played professionally with Espoo United of the Mestis League in 2016/17. He scored 13 goals and had six assists in 48 games.
Oksanen stands 6’1” and weighs 189 lbs, he won a gold medal at the 2016 Under-18 World Championships with Team Finland.