Calgary Hitmen Select Chase Lang and Logan Franz in Fifth Round of 2011 WHL Bantam Draft

May 5, 2011 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Calgary Hitmen

News Release

Calgary, AB - The Calgary Hitmen Hockey Club is pleased to announce the selections of Chase Lang and Logan Franz in the fifth round of the 2011 WHL Bantam draft.

Lang, taken 89th overall, is a 5'9" 140lbs. centre/left winger from Nanaimo, BC who played this past season with the Pursuit of Excellence Hockey Academy in Kelowna, BC. There he totaled 80 points (32g 48a) in 53 games. He also had 50 penalty minutes.

Franz, taken 93rd overall, is a 6'0" 170lbs. right handed centre from Medicine Hat, AB who played this past season with Shattuck St. Mary's in Boys Bantam Tier 1. He picked up 69 points (29g 40a) in 56 games while also accumulating 70 penalty minutes.

The Hitmen will next pick 111th overall to lead the sixth round.

The Bantam draft continues throughout the day at the BMO Centre in Calgary.

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