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Hitmen to Select 12th Overall in Wednesday's 2020 WHL Bantam Draft

April 20, 2020 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Calgary Hitmen News Release

Calgary, AB - The Calgary Hitmen own the 12th overall pick heading into the 2020 WHL Bantam Draft.

The online draft will be held on Wednesday, April 22 and hosted by the WHL Office. Fans can follow every pick live at 2020 WHL Bantam Draft beginning at 10:00 a.m. MT.

"This draft has long been talked about for its level of talent and depth and we are excited to own one pick in every round, including a trio of sixth-round selections," said Hitmen Director of Player Personnel Dallas Thompson. "Our scouting staff has invested a lot of time preparing for Wednesday and we are excited to add to our 50 player protected list with a number of future Hitmen."

2020 CALGARY HITMEN DRAFT BOARD

RD PICK BELONGS TO TRADE NOTES

1 12 CGY

2 34 CGY

3 65 CGY from EVT via SC Pick acquired in Andrew Fyten trade

4 78 CGY

5 91 CGY from TC Pick acquired in Dom Schmiemann trade

6 112 CGY from MJ via EVT Pick acquired in Hunter Campbell trade

6 121 CGY from SAS Pick acquired in Zach Huber trade

6 131 CGY from EVT Pick acquired in Jameson Murray trade

7 144 CGY

8 166 CGY

9 188 CGY

10 210 CGY

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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