Brooks Bandits defenceman Cale Makar (Calgary) has been ranked 10th among North American skaters by NHL Central Scouting in the agency’s midterm rankings for the 2017 NHL Draft, released today.
The Brooks Bandits (34-3-4) extended their win streak to twelve games, and their streak without a regulation loss to 28 games, with a 5-2 road win over the Camrose Kodiaks at Encana Arena on Tuesday night.
The Swift Current Broncos finished a three-in-three set this weekend with their first shootout victory of the year, edging the Red Deer Rebels 5-4 on Sunday afternoon at the Credit Union iplex.
The Brooks Bandits (33-3-4) completed a regular season series sweep of the host Canmore Eagles (22-15-5) on Saturday night, sneaking by their opponents by a 3-2 shootout score to make it a 6-0 record against Canmore for the 2016-17 AJHL season.
The Brooks Bandits (31-3-4) scored a season-high eleven goals, as the top line of Nick Prkusic (Medicine Hat, AB), Oliver Chau (Oakville, ON), and Ty Mappin (Big Valley, AB) combined for 17 points, while affiliate forward Louis Jamernik (Calgary, AB) scored his first career goal with 1 second left in the game, in an 11-3 home win over the Olds Grizzlys at the Centennial Regional Arena on Wednesday night.
The Swift Current Broncos have dealt 18-year old forward Cole Johnson to the Saskatoon Blades in exchange for a pair of future WHL Bantam Draft picks including a fifth-round selection in 2018 and a seventh-round pick in 2017.