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SELKIRK STEELER 2016 DRAFT SELECTIONS

The Selkirk Steelers are pleased with the prospects they were able to pick at the 2016 MJHL Bantam Draft, held earlier today at The Selkirk Rec Complex.

“It is extremely rare that you are able to pick your top ranked players in each round. This year we were able to draft the player that we had rated the highest every round. We are very pleased to welcome this year’s Draftees to The Selkirk Steeler Organization, in this our 50th Anniversary Season.” – Ken Petrash Director of Hockey Operations / General Manager.

The Steelers did not have a round 5 pick as a result of a previous trade.

In addition to the drafted players The Steelers were allowed to “Auto Protect” two local players:

               Andrew Hopko            Defense    Lockport        Winnipeg Hawks Bantam AAA

               Ben Kelly                      Forward    E. Selkirk       Winnipeg Hawks Bantam AAA

2016 Selkirk Steeler Draft Selections

Selection

Player

   Position

   Hometown

Team

Round 1

 Colby Jaquet

    Defense

   Winnipeg

    Winnipeg Warriors Bantam AAA

Round 2

 Chad Smithson

    Defense

   Winnipeg

    Winnipeg Hawks Bantam AAA

Round 3  

 Blair McGowan

    Defense

   St. Anne

    Eastman Selects Bantam AAA

Round 4  

 Reece Vitelli

    Forward

   Winnipeg

    Winnipeg Warriors Bantam AAA

         

Round 6       

 Josiah Vanderhooft

    Forward

   Winnipeg

    Winnipeg Sharks Bantam AAA