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Kamloops Blazers Select 11 Players in the 2024 WHL Prospects Draft

May 9, 2024 - Western Hockey League (WHL)
Kamloops Blazers News Release

Kamloops, BC - The Kamloops Blazers selected 11 players in the WHL Prospects Draft including five forwards, five defensemen and a goaltender.

Here is a closer look at the Kamloops Blazers in the 2024 WHL Prospects Draft.

1st round, 22nd overall

Forward - Asher Gingras

6'1" 155lbs

DOB - March 12, 2009

Hometown - Steinbach, MB

Team - Eastman U15 AAA

"Asher is a smooth-skating two-way forward. He puts up a lot of numbers. We're excited to have him fall to us at 22." - Blazers Dir. Of Player Personnel Aaron Keller

2nd round, 26th overall

Defenseman - Joaquin Geras

6'1" 175lbs

DOB - January 17, 2009

Hometown - Calgary, AB

Team - EDGE U15 Prep

"Very smart, competitive defenseman. A leader on his team and plays both ends of the ice really high level. We are very excited to have him join the Blazers." - AB scout Jason Pashelka

2nd round, 44th overall

Forward - Jacob Dumansky

6'2" 161lbs

DOB - January 3, 2009

Hometown - Langley, BC

Team - Yale Hockey Academy U15 Prep

"Jacob is a competitive, smart and big centre with good skill. He comes from a strong Yale Hockey Academy program." - Blazers Dir. of Player Personnel Aaron Keller

3rd round, 46th overall

Defenseman - Madden Tymchak

6'0" 145lbs

DOB - February 6, 2009

Hometown - Oakbank, MB

Team - Rink Hockey Academy Winnipeg U15 Prep

"Madden is a highly competitive player that is a physical force on the blueline. He has a great ceiling for development and we are thrilled to draft him." - MB Scout Brad Davis

3rd round, 62nd overall

Forward - Cole Secord

5'9" 160lbs

DOB - May 11, 2009

Hometown - La Salle, MB

Team - Pembina Valley Hawks U15 AAA

"Cole has skill, is smart and plays with grit. He makes plays in the offensive zone with great instincts." MB Scout Brad Davis

4th round, 89th overall

Forward - Hudson Podollan

5'10" 142lbs

DOB - July 15, 2009

Hometown - Vernon, BC

Team - Rink Hockey Academy Kelowna U15 Prep

"Hudson is a smart player that makes good plays. He has NHL bloodlines, a chance to continue to grow and improve. We are happy where we got him." - Aaron Keller

6th round, 116th overall

Goaltender - Braxton Gibson

5'10" 172lbs

DOB - January 11, 2009

Hometown - Calgary, AB

Team - Rink Hockey Academy U15 Prep

"Braxton is a skilled, competitive goaltender who makes a difference in games. We are looking forward to working with him and helping him develop." - Blazers Goaltending Coach, Dan De Palma

6th round, 129th overall

Defenseman - Liam Kilfoil

5'11" 160lbs

DOB - June 21, 2009

Hometown - Calgary, AB

Team - Calgary Flames ABU15

"Liam is a two-day defenseman who has good mobility and competes hard defensively. We like his upside." - AB Scout, Jason Pashelka

7th round, 134th overall

Forward - Aiden Sitarz

5'9" 151lbs

DOB - October 12, 2009

Hometown - Winnipeg, MB

Team - Winnipeg Bruins U15 AAA

"Aiden skates and competes. he can play up and down in your lineup. Tremendous value at this point in draft." - MB Scout Brad Davis

8th round, 156th overall

Defenseman - Paxton Cabana

5'2" 105lbs

DOB - August 24, 2009

Hometown - Chestermere, AB

Team - Okotoks Oilers U15 AAA

"Paxton is someone we project who could be an impact player once he matures. He plays bigger than he is and doesn't back down from anyone. Very smart and competitive." - AB Scout, Jason Pashelka

10th round, 200th overall

Defenseman - Tristan Anderlini

5'5" 114lbs

DOB - December 1, 2009

Hometown - Langley, BC

Team - Fraser Valley Thunderbirds U15

"Tristan is a smart, left-shot D, that does everything well. Efficient in moving pucks up to his forwards and plays in all situations." - Aaron Keller

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