NHL Draft rounds two and three – WHL round up

This slow emergence of WHL players being drafted continued with just two picks in the second round. The defensemen from the league led the way with the first four picks. The emergence of WHL forwards began with picks 92 and 93.

Jett Woo (D) – Moose Jaw Warriors

Woo was selected in the second round, 37th overall by the Vancouver Canucks. Woo scored nine goals and added 16 assists in 44 WHL games for the Warriors. He added two goals and an assist in 14 playoff games.

Calen Addison (WHL)

Woo was the 73rd player selected from the Moose Jaw Warriors.

Calen Addison (D) – Lethbridge Hurricanes

Addison was selected in the second round, 53rd overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins. He joins teammate Jordy Bellerive as a prospect for the Penguins. Addison scored 11 times and added 54 assists in 68 regular season games. He then added seven goals and 12 assists in 16 playoff games.

Addison was the 58th player selected from the Lethbridge Hurricanes.

Riley Stotts (F) – Calgary Hitmen

Stotts was selected in the third round, 83rd overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs. Stotts split the season between the Broncos and the Hitmen, involved in a trade to bolster the Broncos, he surprised many, scoring 17 goals and adding 24 assists in 47 games with the Hitmen who missed the WHL playoffs.

Connor Dewar (photo-Doug Love)

Stotts was the 56th player drafted from the Calgary Hitmen.

Connor Dewar (F) – Everett Silvertips

Dewar was selected in the third round, 92nd overall by the Minnesota Wild. Dewar scored 38 goals and 30 assists in 68 games for the Silvertips. He added 12 goals and 14 assists in 22 playoff games as the Silvertips went on to the WHL final.

Riley Sutter (F) – Everett Silvertips

Sutter was selected in the third round, 93rd overall by the Washington Capitals. Riley is the twelfth Sutter drafted into the NHL. Sutter had 25 goals and 28 assists in 68 WHL games. He then added nine goals and 10 assists on route to the WHL final.

Dewar was the 20th and Sutter was the 21st player drafted from the Everett Silvertips.

 

 

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