Pats to take part in 2019 WHL Bantam Draft Thursday


The Regina Pats Hockey Club is preparing to take part in the 2019 Western Hockey League Bantam Draft on Thursday in Red Deer, Alberta.

The Pats will make five selections in the first three rounds of the draft, one in the first, one in the second and three times in the third round.

Here are Regina’s picks for the draft:

Round Overall How Acquired
1 17th Via Lethbride (Leschyshyn/Henry Trade)
2 41st Saskatoon’s pick, via Vancouver (Joseph Trade)
3 61st Via Lethbridge (Leschyshyn/Henry Trade)
3 63rd Saskatoon’s pick, Via Tri-City (Hyman Trade)
3 66th Prince Albert’s pick, via Lethbridge (Mahovlich Trade)
5 90th Via Winnipeg (Savoie Trade)
5 91st Regina’s pick
7 135th Regina’s pick
8 155th Swift Current’s pick, via Lethbridge (Leschyshyn/Henry Trade)
9 179th Regina’s pick
9 186th Via Victoria (McNabb Trade)
10 201st Regina’s pick
10 213th Via Spokane (Feist Trade)

This will be the first time the Pats have picked in the first round of the WHL Bantam Draft since 2015, when they took defenceman Dawson Barteaux 14th overall.

The Pats have picked 17th overall in the first round twice in their history; taking Myles Bell in 2008 and Grant Jacobson in 1998.

The 2019 Bantam Draft will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday in Red Deer, Alberta.

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