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Hitmen Select Oliver Tulk 12th Overall in 2020 WHL Bantam Draft

April 22, 2020 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Calgary Hitmen News Release

Calgary, AB - The Calgary Hitmen Hockey Club is proud to announce the selection of forward Oliver Tulk with the 12th overall pick in the 2020 WHL Bantam Draft.

Tulk, a product of Gibsons, BC, played Bantam Prep with Delta Hockey Academy this past season. The 5'7", 160-pound centre led the team in scoring with 69 points (27g, 42a) in 30 games. He also tallied 10 points (3g, 7a) in two post-season contests.

"Oliver is a terrific two-way offensive player and we are very excited to add him to our program," said Hitmen Director of Player Personnel Dallas Thompson. "He's a quick skater with very good vision and has an excellent shot."

The Hitmen have 11 additional picks including three in the sixth-round.

Today's draft continues online at 2020 WHL Bantam Draft and is hosted by the WHL Office.

More than 100 Hitmen bantam picks have gone on to play for the franchise including: Sean Tschigerl (2018), Tyson Galloway (2018), Luke Prokop (2017), Brayden Peters (2017), Riley Fiddler-Schultz (2017), Evan Toth (2017), Jackson van de Leest (2016), Cael Zimmerman (2016), Mark Kastelic (2014), Beck Malenstyn (2013), Jake Virtanen (2011), Colby Harmsworth (2010), Kenton Helgesen (2009), Cody Sylvester (2007), Martin Jones (2005), Brett Sonne (2004), Karl Alzner (2003), Ryan Getzlaf (2000) and Johnny Boychuk (1999).


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