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2013 WHL BANTAM DRAFT WEBCAST & RESULTS

May 02, 2013 - 01:09 PDT

The 2013 WHL Bantam Draft is scheduled for Thursday, May 2nd, as WHL Clubs replenish their systems with graduating Bantam-aged players.  Again this year the first round of the annual Draft will be available, free of charge, via LIVE webcast available at http://www.whl.ca/ .  Also, results of all rounds through the 2013 WHL Bantam Draft will be updated in Real Time over the course of the day on the WHL website.

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2013 WHL BANTAM DRAFT

The Western Hockey League will conduct its annual Bantam Draft on Thursday, May 2nd, at the Deerfoot Inn in Calgary, AB.

The WHL Bantam Draft is the first opportunity for WHL Clubs to replenish their systems with graduating Bantam-aged players. The order of selection for the first round of the draft is determined through a weighted lottery consisting of the six non-playoff teams. The draft order is based on the inverse overall standings from the regular season.

The 2013 WHL Bantam Draft will see the Vancouver Giants select first overall.

WHL fans can watch the first round of the 2012-13 WHL Bantam Draft live online via Webcast. The Draft begins at 8:30AM MST.

Players eligible for the 2013 WHL Bantam Draft will be 1998-born players who reside in Alberta, B.C., Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories, Yukon, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.

2013 WHL BANTAM DRAFT 1st ROUND ORDER OF SELECTION

Following is the order of selection for the 1st round of the WHL Bantam Draft:

1. Vancouver Giants
2. Regina Pats
3. Prince George Cougars
4. Brandon Wheat Kings
5. Moose Jaw Warriors
6. Lethbridge Hurricanes
7. Everett Silvertips
8. Seattle Thunderbirds
9.  Kootenay Ice
10.  Medicine Hat Tigers
11.  Victoria Royals
12.  Swift Current Broncos
13.  Prince Albert Raiders
14.  Red Deer Rebels
15.  Tri-City Americans
16.  Spokane Chiefs
17.  Saskatoon Blades
18.  Calgary Hitmen
19.  Kamloops Blazers
20.  Edmonton Oil Kings
21.  Kelowna Rockets
22.  Portland Winterhawks


2nd ROUND AND ALL SUBSEQUENT ROUNDS ORDER OF SELECTION

Following is the order of selection for the 2nd and all subsequent rounds of the WHL Bantam Draft:
(Please note that traded picks are not indicated)

1.  Vancouver Giants
2.  Prince George Cougars
3.  Brandon Wheat Kings
4.  Everett Silvertips
5.  Seattle Thunderbirds
6.  Regina Pats
7.  Moose Jaw Warriors
8.  Lethbridge Hurricanes
9.  Kootenay Ice
10.  Medicine Hat Tigers
11.  Victoria Royals
12.  Swift Current Broncos
13.  Prince Albert Raiders
14.  Red Deer Rebels
15.  Tri-City Americans
16.  Spokane Chiefs
17.  Saskatoon Blades
18.  Calgary Hitmen
19.  Kamloops Blazers
20.  Edmonton Oil Kings
21.  Kelowna Rockets
22.  Portland Winterhawks