The Lethbridge Hurricanes have made their final selection in the 2013 WHL Bantam Draft in Calgary.
The Canes picked up defenceman Matthew O'Brien from Texas. O'Brien is 6 feet tall and 165 pounds.
In round 8, the Canes selected Jacob Ashton from the Calgary Bisons.
Ashton is a 5 foot 9, 151 pound defenceman.
Prior to that, Lethbridge picked defenceman Jesse Sheen with their 7th
round selection. Sheen is 5 foot 11, 165 pounds and plays with the
With the final pick in round 6, the Hurricanes selected forward Jordan
Porter from Texas with the 132nd pick. He's a 5 foot 10, 179 pound right
winger from Colleyville, Texas.
In round 4, the Canes chose forward Jaeger White from Medicine Hat. He's 5 foot 8,
162 pounds. He was picked 72nd overall. Two picks later the Hurricanes
grabbed defenceman Connor Rokosh from Edmonton with the 74th overall
pick. Rokosh is 6 foot 2, 174 pounds.
In the 3rd round, the Canes selected defenceman Cody Allen Kamloops with
their third round pick. Allen was chosen 45th overall. He's 6 feet
tall, 165 pounds.
Earlier in the draft, Lethbridge selected forward Tak Anholt from the
North Shore Winter Club with their second round pick.
Anholt was chosen 30th overall. He's 5 foot 11, 155 pounds.
Canes traded their first round pick, 6th overall to Brandon for veteran
goalie Corbin Boes. You can hear GM Brad Robson talk about the first
round happenings in a lower post on the blog.
Hurricanes 2013 Draft Selection:
1st Round: (G) Stuart Skinner 17th Overall
2nd Round: (F) Tak Anholt 30th Overall
3rd Round: (D) Cody Allen 45th Overall
4th Round: (F) Jaeger White 72nd Overall
4th Round: (D) Connor Rokosh 74th Overall
6th Round: (F) Jordan Porter 132nd Overall
7th Round: (D) Jeese Sheen 140th Overall
8th Round: (F) Jacob Ashton 162nd Overall
9th Round: (D) Matthew O'Brien 184th Overall