Fourteen Okanagan Hockey students selected at WHL Bantam Draft

May 02, 2019

A total of fourteen Okanagan Hockey Academy and OHA Edmonton student athletes were selected at the 2019 WHL Bantam Draft on Thursday.

Leading the way for OHA Edmonton were Keaton Dowhaniuk and Koehn Ziemmer, who went third and fourth respectively to the Prince George Cougars.

For the Okanagan Hockey Academy, it was Tyson Zimmer, who was selected sixth overall by the Brandon Wheat Kings.

Okanagan Hockey student athletes selected:

Keaton Dowhaniuk, OHA Edmonton
Round 1, 3rd overall
Prince George Cougars

Koehn Ziemmer, OHA Edmonton
Round 1, 4th overall
Prince George Cougars

Tyson Zimmer, Okanagan Hockey Academy
Round 1, 6th overall
Brandon Wheat Kings

Joshua Niedermayer, Okanagan Hockey Academy
Round 2, 30th overall
Vancouver Giants

Ross Stanley, OHA Edmonton
Round 2, 40th overall
Edmonton Oil Kings

Tanner Scott, OHA Edmonton
Round 3, 48th overall
Victoria Royals

Justen Maric, OHA Edmonton
Round 5, 98th overall
Red Deer Rebels

Vaughn Watterodt, Okanagan Hockey Academy
Round 6, 116th overall
Kamloops Blazers

Jacob Lamoureux, OHA Edmonton
Round 7, 145th overall
Calgary Hitmen

Jacob Dewitt, Okanagan Hockey Academy
Round 9, 186th overall
Regina Pats

Shawn St. Arnaud, Okanagan Hockey Academy
Round 10, 205th overall
Tri-City Americans

Lynden Hanvold, Okanagan Hockey Academy
Round 10, 219th overall
Vancouver Giants

Ridge Dawson, Okanagan Hockey Academy
Round 12, 257th overall
Spokane Chiefs

Jack Silverberg, OHA Edmonton
Round 12, 264th overall
Prince Albert Raiders


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