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Bowen Byram Named An Alternate Captain for Team WHL

October 30, 2019 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Vancouver Giants News Release


Vancouver Giants defenceman Bowen Byram
Vancouver Giants defenceman Bowen Byram
(Vancouver Giants, Credit: Bruce Fedyck)

Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Giants defenceman Bowen Byram has been named to Team WHL's leadership group for the 2019 CIBC Canada Russia Series. Earlier today the WHL announced that Bowen Byram would serve as an alternate captain. Ty Smith (Spokane, captain), Dylan Cozens (Lethbridge, alternate) and Nolan Foote (Kelowna, alternate) are also a part of the leadership group.

This marks the second straight season that Bowen Byram will suit up for Team WHL. The fourth overall pick of the Colorado Avalanche in 2019 has secured 12 points (2G, 10A) through 14 games. In 152 career WHL games he's posted 34 goals and 76 assists for 110 points. Last season he led all CHL defencemen with 26 goals and led the WHL in playoff scoring with 23 points. Internationally he helped Canada capture a gold medal at the 2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup and also earned a silver medal with Canada Red at the 2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge. He was chosen third overall by the Vancouver Giants in the 2016 WHL Bantam Draft.

2019 CIBC Canada Russia Series Schedule

Game 1 - Monday, November 4 at Saint John, N.B.

Game 2 - Tuesday, November 5 at Moncton, N.B.

Game 3 - Thursday, November 7 at Kitchener, Ont.

Game 4 - Monday, November 11 at London, Ont.

Game 5 - Wednesday, November 13 at Saskatoon, Sask.

Game 6 - Thursday, November 14 at Prince Albert, Sask.

For event information, please visit http://chlcanadarussia.ca.

Bowen Byram and the Vancouver Giants return to action this weekend on Saturday night against the Tri-City Americans. The next night the G-Men return to action at home against the visiting Medicine Hat Tigers.





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Vancouver Giants defenceman Bowen Byram
Vancouver Giants defenceman Bowen Byram

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Vancouver Giants defenceman Bowen Byram (left) vs. the Swift Current Broncos
Vancouver Giants defenceman Bowen Byram (left) vs. the Swift Current Broncos

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Vancouver Giants defenceman Bowen Byram
Vancouver Giants defenceman Bowen Byram

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