Harrington Headlines Chiefs' 2007 Class
Spokane, Wash. - The Spokane Chiefs selected forward Chase Harrington eighth overall to headline their 2022 WHL Prospects Draft class on Thursday. They had eight picks within the first 100 overall, selecting Harrington, F Owen Martin (27th), F Hayden Paupanekis (49th), D Matthew Lesyk (58th), D Adam Boatter (67th), D Owen Schoettler (71st), F Trennen Redlick (93rd) and D Parker Seymour (96th).
In total, the Chiefs made 13 picks in the draft, including seven forwards, five defensemen, and one goalie. Alberta was well-represented, with six players hailing from the province. Four came from British Columbia, two from Manitoba and one from Texas.
Players selected in this year's WHL draft are first eligible to join the Chiefs as full-time players during the 2022-23 season.
1st Round (8th Overall)
Chase Harrington - full announcement
Forward - 6'0â³ - 160 lbs
Hometown: Prince George, BC
Stats (2021-22): 29 GP, 32 goals, 18 assists, 50 points with Delta Hockey Academy U15 Prep (BC)
Scouting Report: "... Very high hockey IQ ... Plays with high tempo and speed ... Combining with Berkly Catton will add a potent attack for us."
2nd Round (27th Overall)
Forward - 5'10" - 165 lbs
Hometown: Oakbank, MB
Stats (2021-22): 32 GP, 61 goals, 27 assists, 88 points with Eastman Selects U15 AAA (MB); 10 playoff games (10-11-21)
Scouting Report: "... Highly skilled player with strong hockey sense and a goal scorer's mentality ... Skates well and does everything at top speed."
3rd Round (49th Overall)
Forward - 6'1â³ - 161 lbs
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Stats (2021-22): 29 GP, 45 goals, 31 assists, 76 points with Winnipeg Wild Red U15 AAA
Scouting Report: "... Excellent power forward qualities ... A big, strong guy that can skate well ... Strong two-way hockey sense."
3rd Round (58th Overall)
Defenseman - 5'8â³ - 158 lbs
Hometown: Wetaskiwin, AB
Stats (2021-22): 36 GP, 21 goals, 19 assists, 40 points with Saints Pro Hockey Academy U15 Prep
Scouting Report: "... An offensive d-man who transitions the puck very well ... Capable of running a power play."
4th Round (67 Overall)
Defenseman - 5'10" - 150 lbs
Hometown: Maple Ridge, BC
Stats (2021-22): 27 GP, 3 goals, 27 assists, 30 points with Burnaby Winter Club U15 Prep
Scouting Report: "... Very strong defensive hockey sense ... Reliable in his own zone ... Can be used in all situations."
4th Round (71st Overall)
Defenseman - 5'9.5â³ - 143 lbs
Hometown: Edmonton, AB
Stats (2021-22): 27 GP, 6 goals, 28 assists, 34 points with Northern Alberta Xtreme U15 Prep
Scouting Report: "... A very smooth skater that plays both sides of the puck well ... Good hockey IQ ... Reliable and versatile on the ice."
5th Round (93rd Overall)
Forward - 5'11" - 158 lbs
Hometown: St. Albert, AB
Stats (2021-22): 34 GP, 9 goals, 18 assists, 27 points with St. Albert Sabres U15 AAA
Scouting Report: "... A hard-nosed player who likes to play a physical game ... Highly competitive and plays with character."
5th Round (96th Overall)
Defenseman - 5'11" - 159 lbs
Hometown: Fort McMurray, AB
Stats (2021-22): 34 GP, 3 goals, 15 assists, 18 points with Fort Saskatchewan Rangers U15 AAA
Scouting Report: "... Solid two-way defenseman that can play a heavy game ... Competes hard in his own zone."
6th Round (115th Overall)
Forward - 5'10" - 166 lbs
Hometown: St. Albert, AB
Stats (2021-22): 34 GP, 21 goals, 23 assists, 44 points with St. Albert Sabres U15 AAA
Scouting Report: "... Strong two-way player with good hockey sense at both ends ... Versatile with the ability to score."
8th Round (159th Overall)
Forward - 5'8â³ - 132 llbs
Hometown: Port Coquitlam, BC
Stats (2021-22): 28 GP, 14 goals, 23 assists, 37 points with Burnaby Winter Club U15 Prep
Scouting Report: "... A skilled forward with a good set of hands and passing skills ... Strong offensive instincts and smarts."
9th Round (178th Overall)
Goaltender - 5'10" - 142 lbs
Hometown: Sherwood Park, AB
Stats (2021-22): 21 GP, 3.50 GAA, .891 SV% with Sherwood Park Flyers U15 AAA
Scouting Report: "... A competitive goalie who has balance to his game ... Technically efficient with lots of athleticism."
9th Round (181st Overall)
Forward - 5'11" - 165 lbs
Hometown: Langley, BC
Stats (2021-22): 30 GP, 10 goals, 16 assists, 26 points with Delta Hockey Academy U15 Prep Green
Scouting Report: "... Excellent skater with speed and agility who pursues the puck and body hard ... Plays with speed and brings a great work ethic to the rink."
10th Round (203rd Overall)
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Stats (2021-22): Dallas Penguins AA 14U
Scouting Report: "... A good-sized, smooth-skating, puck-moving defenseman with the ability to rush the puck and run a power play."
2022 WHL Prospects Draft Results
1 (8) - Chase Harrington, F
2 (27) - Owen Martin, F
3 (49) - Hayden Paupanekis, F
3 (58) - Matthew Lesyk, D
4 (67) - Adam Boatter, D
4 (71) - Owen Schoettler, D
5 (93) - Trennen Redlick, F
5 (96) - Parker Seymour, D
6 (115) - Finn Kallay, F
8 (159) - Ashton Beriana, F
9 (178) - Sam Saskiw, G
9 (181) - Dane Pyatt, F
10 (203) - Jack Bousquet, D
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