OHA Alums at NHL Development Camps

Jul 02, 2019

A total of 10 former Okanagan Hockey Academy student athletes have been invited to attend NHL Development Camps.

Jordy Bellerive
Pittsburgh Penguins
Signed Prospect

Bellerive, 20, attended OHA during the 2014-15 season, helping Midget Prep White capture the 2015 Canadian Sport School Hockey League Midget Prep Division Championship, while also being named the 2015 CSSHL Midget Prep Division’s Top Freshman after scoring 49 points (34-15-49) in 27 games.

Cole Kehler
Los Angeles Kings
Signed Prospect

Kehler, 21, attended OHA during the 2013-14 season, helping his team capture the 2014 CSSHL Midget Prep Division Championship after posting a 2.34 goals-against average in 14 regular season games.

Davis Koch
Los Angeles Kings
Invitee

Koch, 21, attended OHA from 2011 to 2013, recording 148 points (51-97-148) in 96 games with the Bantam Prep team.

Josh Mahura
Anaheim Ducks
Drafted Prospect

Mahura, 21 attended OHA during the 2013-14 season, helping his team capture the 2014 CSSHL Midget Prep Division Championship. The St. Albert, Alta. product appeared in 17 games with the Anaheim Ducks during the 2018-19 season.

Beck Malenstyn
Washington Capitals
Drafted Prospect

Malenstyn, 21, attended OHA from 2011 to 2014. In his final season, he was part of the 2014 CSSHL Midget Prep Division Championship team.

Ben McCartney
Philadelphia Flyers
Invitee

McCartney, 17, attended OHA and played for the Bantam Prep team in 2015-16 and Midget Prep White team in 2016-17. He has spent the past two seasons with the Brandon Wheat Kings.

Griffen Mendel
St. Louis Blues
Invitee

Mendel, 20, attended OHA from 2013 to 2015, where he helped his team win the 2015 CSSHL Midget Prep Division Championship. Mendel has attended the University of Denver the past two seasons.

Jackson van de Leest
Calgary Flames
Invitee

Van de Leest, 18, attended OHA during the 2016-17 season, before joining the Calgary Hitmen, where he has spent the past two seasons.

Scott Walford
Winnipeg Jets
Invitee

Walford, 20, attended OHA from 2012 to 2015. In his final season, he helped his team win the 2015 CSSHL Midget Prep Division Championship. Walford was originally selected by the Montreal Canadiens in the third round at the 2017 NHL Draft.

Taylor Ward
Edmonton Oilers
Invitee

Ward, 21, attend OHA from 2011 to 2015. He was part of the 2015 CSSHL Midget Prep Division Championship team. Ward just completed his freshman season at the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

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