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33 Manitobans Go In WHL Bantam Draft Thursday

The 2018 WHL Bantam Draft took place in Red Deer, Alberta Thursday. Among the 240 players selected were 33 Manitobans. Of the 33, 11 were from The Rink Hockey Academy – including the first five selected.

33 Manitobans Go In WHL Bantam Draft Thursday

A full draft breakdown is listed below:

1st Round

Kootenay Ice – Carson Lambos, Winnipeg (2nd)

Prince George – Tyler Brennan, Prince George (21st)

Moose Jaw – Eric Alarie, Winnipeg (22nd)

2nd Round

Kootenay Ice – Skyler Bruce, Winnipeg (29th)

Prince George – Hudson Thornton, Winnipeg (33rd)

Seattle – Conner Roulette, Winnipeg (34th)

3rd Round

Vancouver – Justin Lies, Flin Flon (56th)

Brandon – Cabrel Labossiere, Lorette (59th)

Calgary – Rory Neill, Winnipeg (62nd)

4th Round

Seattle – Aidan Brook, Roblin (76th)

Portland – Dawson Pasternak, Winnipeg (85th)

Everett – Carter Halamandaris, Portage la Prairie (86th)

5th Round

Red Deer – Chase Bertholet, Thompson (94th)

Brandon – Owen Weins, Winnipeg (95th)

Victoria – Trentyn Crane, Morden (103rd)

Prince George – Mike Svenson, Ile Des Chenes (104th)

6th Round

Moose Jaw – Lucas Brenton, Winnipeg (111th)

Swift Current – Braeden Lewis, Virden (114th)

Prince Albert – Tayem Gislason, Winnipeg (119th)

Brandon – Tyler Teasdale, Winnipeg (125th)

Kelowna – William Irvine, Morden (128th)

Portland – Aiden Litke, Winnipeg (129th)

7th Round

Regina – Colby Wotton, Foxwarren (136th)

Everett – Sloan Stanick, Rapid City (145th)

Kootenay – Hughie Hooker, Winnipeg (149th)

Everett – Nate Goodbrandson, St. Andrews (152nd)

8th Round

Spokane – Grady Lane, Virden (156th)

Lethbridge – Ashton Romaniuk, La Broquerie (166th)

Victoria – Bazin Roux, Treherne (170th)

10th Round

Spokane – Brandt Young, Neepawa (208th)

Swift Current – Zach Davis, Winnipeg (211th)

11th Round

Vancouver – Kyle Melo, Lorette (232nd)

Regina – Colby Bear, Peguis (236th)

By Carter Brooks

Photo supplied by the WHL

Carter Brooks - Associate Editor of Game On Magazine - is a news writer and sports columnist situated in Winnipeg, MB. On top of reading and writing, his favourite pastimes include camping, car-modification projects and coaching hockey. Carter can be reached at

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