Thursday, 2 May 2013

Hurricanes Select Jacob Ashton in Round 8

The Lethbridge Hurricanes selected Jacob Ashton from the Calgary Bisons with their 8th round pick in the 2013 WHL Draft.

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 Calgary Bisons.

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.

The 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

More to come.


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