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Broncos select nine at 2014 WHL Bantam Draft

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 The Swift Current Broncos Hockey Club selected nine players (four defencemen, four forwards and one goaltender) in the 2014 WHL Bantam Draft.

 

 

We had some goals in our mind as we prepared for (Bantam) Draft Day,” stated Assistant General Manager – Director of Player Personnel, Jamie Porter.  “Due to the lack of picks in the second, third and fourth rounds, we tried to focus a lot of our energy on players that would be available later in the draft.  We are quite happy with how the day went and we see a lot of potential in all of our selections.”

 

1st Round – 12th Overall

Dominic Schmiemann

Position: Defence

Height: 6’3” Weight: 170lbs

Birthdate: April 22nd 1999

Hometown: James River Bridge, AB

2013-14 Team: Notre Dame Bantam Hounds

Stats: GP: 33 G:3 A: 12 PTS: 15 PIM: 97

"We like his grit and his size. We believe he will fit well into our core group of guys that we are building on the back-end," states Assistant General Manager - Director of Player Personnel, Jamie Porter.  "He is a character guy. We like how his season went and are looking forward to seeing him continue to play."

5th Round – 91st Overall

Tyler Oakenfold

Position: Right Wing

Height: 5'11" Weight: 163lbs

Birthdate: May 20 1999

Hometown: Calgary, AB

2013-14 Team: Calgary Flames (AMBHL)

STATS: GP: 30 G: 14 A: 16 PTS: 30 PIM: 29

 

We liked his competitiveness. He’s a character guy that competed every night that we saw him play and we feel he has a lot of growth potential.”

 

 

5TH ROUND - 100TH OVERALL

Tanner Mole

Position: Left Wing

Height: 6'3" Weight: 212lbs

Birthdate: April 6th 1999

Hometown: Winnipeg, MB

2013-14 Team: Winnipeg Monarchs

STATS: GP: 29 G: 17 A: 18 PTS: 35 PIM: 71

 

He’s a good-sized, progressive defenceman who played on a championship team in Manitoba.”

 

6TH ROUND - 122ND OVERALL

Ben Kellogg

Position: Right Wing

Height: 6'2" Weight: 175lbs

Birthdate: May 10 1999

Hometown: Edmonton, AB

2013-14 Team: Fort Saskatchewan Winners Way Rangers

STATS: GP: 30 G: 3 A: 2 PTS: 5 PIM: 149

 

He’s a good-sized, gritty defenceman.  We liked his compete-level every night we saw him play and we thought he excelled on a team that had some struggles this year.”

 

7TH ROUND - 144TH OVERALL

Kyle Dronyk

Position: Defence

Height: 5'11" WEIGHT: 150lbs

Birthdate: September 16 1999

Hometown: Edmonton, AB

2013-14 Team: MLAC Scott Pump (AMBHL)

STATS: GP: 29 G: 8 A: 16 PTS: 24 PIM: 82

 

He’s an intelligent, puck-moving defenceman that has solid skating skills.  He reminds us of a lot of many defencemen that we have drafted over the years.”

 

 

 

7TH ROUND - 153RD OVERALL

Solomon Seibel

Position: Defence

Height: 5'10" Weight: 155lbs

Birthdate: April 19 1999

Hometown: Kamloops, BC

2013-14 Team: Kamloops Jardine Blazers

STATS: N/A

 

He’s a solid, stay-at-home defenceman with a bit of an edge to his style of play.”

 

8TH ROUND - 166TH OVERALL

Josh Baker

Position: Centre

Height: 5'9" Weight: 155lbs

Birthdate: September 27 1999

Hometown: Edmonton, AB

2013-14 Team: CAC Lehigh Cement (AMBHL)

STATS: GP: 33 G: 14 A: 16 PTS: 30 PIM: 42

 

He’s a solid, two-way guy and we see a lot of upside, growth and potential to his game.”

 

9TH ROUND - 188TH OVERALL

Curt Doyle

Position: Goaltender

Height: 5'11" Weight: 155lbs

Birthdate: March 9 1999

Hometown: Kamloops, BC

2013-14 Team: Kamloops Jardine Blazers

STATS: N/A

 

He’s quite an athletic goaltender, who plays with poise.  He has a lot of potential.”

 

 

10TH ROUND - 210TH OVERALL

Noah King

Position: Defenceman

Height: 5'8" Weight: 142lbs

Birthdate: July 2nd 1999

Hometown: Winnipeg, MB

2013-14 Team: Winnipeg Monarchs

STATS: GP: 31 G: 5 A: 12 PTS: 17 PIM:  24

 

He played with (Tanner) Mole, he is a strong skater, moves the puck well and we see a lot of growth potential.”

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