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Royals Sign Trio of Players

August 12, 2020 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Victoria Royals News Release

Victoria, BC - The Victoria Royals are proud to announce that the club has signed forward Anthony Wilson (2005), defenceman Nate Misskey (2005) and forward Reggie Newman (2005) to Western Hockey League Standard Player Agreements.

"We are excited to be able to sign three quality and highly skilled prospects from our 2020 draft class," Royals' General Manager & Head Coach Dan Price said." We are happy to welcome, Anthony, Nate and Reggie to the Royals' family, and we look forward to supporting them in their ongoing development as Western Hockey League players and beyond."

Anthony Wilson:

The native of Swift Current, SK was selected by the Royals in the third round, 59th overall, in the WHL Bantam Draft this past April.

The 5-8, 166 lb forward spent last season with the Northern Alberta Xtreme Bantam Prep team of the Canadian Sport School Hockey League (CSSHL). In 29 games with the Xtreme, Wilson registered 27 points (9g-18a) and 46 penalty minutes. Wilson also finished fifth in scoring amongst his team.

Nate Misskey:

The 2005-born Misskey was drafted by the Royals in the third round, 64th overall, at the 2020 WHL Bantam Draft.

In the 2019-2020 campaign, the product of Melfort, SK tallied 30 points (8g-22a) and 52 penalty minutes over 30 contests with the Langford, BC based Pacific Coast Hockey Academy (PCHA) of the CSSHL. The 6-1, 183 lb blueliner's 30 points led PCHA in defensive scoring.

Reggie Newman:

The 5-11, 166 lb forward was selected by the Royals in the fourth round, 72nd overall, in the 2020 WHL Bantam Draft.

The Kamloops, BC native spent the 2019-20 campaign with the Yale Hockey Academy Bantam Prep team of the CSSHL. The 2005-born forward played in 21 games for Yale last season where he accumulated 22 points (9g-13a) and 70 minutes in penalties.

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