Burnaby, B.C. – The CJHL announced the rosters for the 15th-annual CJHL Prospects Game today and eight BCHL players will be participating for Team West.
The game takes place Jan. 14 in Hamilton, Ont. and will see Team West take on Team East in a battle of the top draft-eligible prospects in the CJHL.
The BCHL players that made the roster include:
Jackson Glassford (Alberni Valley Bulldogs)
Ryan Helliwell (Langley Rivermen)*
Trey Taylor (Vernon Vipers)*
Ethan Bowen (Chilliwack Chiefs)*
Kyler Kovich (Nanaimo Clippers)*
Luke Mylymok (Salmon Arm Silverbacks)
Danny Weight (Penticton Vees)*
Luciano Wilson (Cowichan Valley Capitals)
*Indicates players listed as Players to Watch on NHL Central Scouting’s recent list.
Click here for the full list of Team West and Team East rosters.
The rosters for both teams were chosen by NHL Central Scouting heading into the NHL Entry Draft June 26 and 27 in Montreal, Que.
“We extend our sincere congratulations to all of those players who have earned their selection to compete in the 2020 CJHL Prospects Game in Hamilton,” said CJHL President Brent Ladds. “We’d also like to acknowledge and recognize NHL Central Scouting for their substantial efforts in helping formalize the Team East and Team West rosters.”
Several players who played in last year’s CJHL Prospects Game were drafted at the NHL Entry Draft in June, including Alex Newhook (Colorado Avalanche – 1st Round), Alexander Campbell (Nashville Predators – 3rd Round), Layton Ahac (Vegas Golden Knights – 3rd Round), Harrison Blaisdell (Winnipeg Jets – 5th Round), Kevin Wall (Carolina Hurricanes – 6th Round) and Massimo Rizzo (Carolina Hurricanes – 7th Round).
Further details regarding coaching staffs, on-ice officials, broadcasters and tickets will be announced at a later date.
The game will be broadcast live on HockeyTV.
About the BCHL:
Sending more players on to college hockey every season than any other hockey league in Canada, the BCHL has established itself as a national leader in the development of young student athletes. Considering today’s NHL features more NCAA alumni than ever before, Junior A hockey is fast rivaling Major Junior in Canada as a breeding ground for the sport’s most elite and successful players.
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