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Blazers Sign First Round Pick Josh Pillar

June 12, 2017 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Kamloops Blazers News Release

Kamloops, BC - The Kamloops Blazers announced today that they have signed 2017 first round WHL Bantam Draft pick Josh Pillar.

Pillar was selected by the Blazers with the 14th overall pick in the 2017 WHL Bantam Draft on May 4th.

"We are excited to have Josh and his family as part of our program," commented General Manager, Stu MacGregor. "Josh plays the game hard and fast. He is a competitive player and has great skills."

The 5'11" and 155lb right shot center played this past season with the Sask Valley Vipers and had 18 goals, 36 assists and 54 points in 25 games.

He will play this upcoming season with the Prince Albert Mintos in the Saskatchewan Midget AAA Hockey League.

From Warman, SK, Pillar was in Kamloops this past weekend at the Blazers annual Prospects Camp. He will be back in Kamloops in August for the Blazers fall training camp.

To purchase your 2017-18 season tickets, or for other ticketing information, please contact either Sean or Missy at 250-828-1144 or by email at spitts@blazerhockey.com or mcederholm@blazerhockey.com. -30- Tim O'Donovan Director of Hockey / Media Admin. Kamloops Blazers Hockey Club O. 778-471-8067 C. 250-571-7181 todonovan@blazerhockey.com

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