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Tri-City Prospects Selected for Sask First Camp

June 20, 2007 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Tri-City Americans News Release

KENNEWICK, WA - Today, the Tri-City Americans are proud to announce that 16-year-old prospect Adam Wihak and 15-year-old Jaden Schwartz have been selected to attend the 2007 Sask First Summer Camp, from July 10-14, being held in Wilcox, Saskatchewan.

The Sask First Program was designed to provide a better understanding of the game as well as to promote the development of quality players, coaches, trainers, officials and administrators. This camp has translated into successes for the province of Saskatchewan with gold medal performances at the 1995 Canada Winter Games, the 1998 Western International Under-17 Hockey Challenge and the 2004 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.

Wihak, a 5'10" 165 lb product of Regina, SK, was a fourth-round selection (70th overall) of the Americans in the 2006 Bantam Draft. Wihak spent the 2006-07 season playing for the Regina Pat Canadians AAA Midget, appearing in 39 games and tallying eight goals, 15 points and 30 penalty minutes.

Schwartz was selected by Tri-City in the eighth round (173rd overall) in the 2007 Bantam Draft. The 5'7" 150 lb Wilcox, SK-native led the South Saskatchewan Bantam League in scoring after notching 55 goals and 129 points in only 25 games.

Tri-City Americans season ticket plans are now available for the 2007-08 season. Season ticket plans can be purchased by using several, convenient monthly payment schedules after a one-time service charge. Call 509.736.0606, visit or drop by the Americans' offices at the bottom level of the Toyota Center for more information.

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