2020 WHL Bantam Draft

Apr. 22, 2020

In total, there were 233 players drafted in the 2020 WHL Bantam Draft, with 53 players from Saskatchewan selected.

Congratulations to the 6 HRI players drafted:

  • Sam Oremba, Forward, 7th overall to Seattle Thunderbirds
  • Brady Birnie, Forward, 21st overall to Swift Current Broncos
  • Keelan Mansuy, Defense, 156th overall to Moose Jaw Warriors
  • Carson Birnie, Forward, 160th overall to Red Deer Rebels
  • Kenneth Marquart, Goaltender, 203rd overall to Regina Pats
  • Wyatt Homeniuk, Defense, 228th overall to Kelowna Rockets

For those that did not have their names called, do not give up as over 20% of players on WHL rosters were never drafted.  There are many great players from Regina that were never drafted:

  • Chris Kunitz
    • Played 4 years for NCAA Division 1 Ferris State Bulldogs
    • Hobey Baker finalist for top College player (2003)
    • 4-time Stanley Cup winner (2007 - Anaheim Ducks; 2009,2016,2017 - Pittsburgh Penguins)
    • 2008 World Championship Silver medal
    • 2014 Olympic Gold Medal
  • Tyler Bozak
    • Played 2 years for NCAA Division 1 University of Denver Pioneers
    • 2019 Stanley Cup Winner
    • Currently playing for the St. Louis Blues
  • JC Lipon
    • Played 4 years with the Kamloops Blazers
    • Member of the 2013 Canadian World Junior team
    • 3rd round draft pick of the Winnipeg Jets
    • Currently playing for the Manitoba Moose (AHL)

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