Tier 1 Elite Hockey League would like to congratulate the following players from the Colorado Thunder Birds on being drafted in the WHL’s Bantam 2019 Draft. The six players include four Forwards and two Defenseman.
Courtney was drafted by the Everett Silvertips during Round 8, 174 overall.
M. Hejduk was drafted by the Portland Winterhawks during Round 9, 190 overall.
Valdez was drafted by the Red Deer Rebels during Round 9, 185 overall.
Schelter was drafted by the Portland Winterhawks during Round 6, 124 overall.
Conn was drafted by the Everett Silvertips during Round 14, 306 overall.
D. Hejduk was drafted by the Everett Silvertips during Round 9, 196 overall.
We are very proud of each of these young men as they continue to strive towards their goal of playing professional hockey! We are looking forward to watching them compete on their new teams. We know that they will take the skills they learned in the T1EHL and with the Colorado Thunderbirds onto their new teams in the WHL!
We would like to again congratulate these 6 players, their families, coaches, and the entire Colorado Thunderbirds Organization.
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