The Western Hockey League held its 2020 U.S. Prospects Draft earlier today and the Moose Jaw Warriors have made a pair of selections.
First, with the 20th pick of the first round, the Warriors selected forward Cameron McEwan of Coppell, Texas. In nine games with the Dallas Stars Elite 14U team, McEwan logged one goal and six assists for seven points.
Next, the Warriors selected forward Joshua Halliday of Santa Clarita, California with the third pick (25th overall) in the second round. In 44 games with the California Golden Bears 14UAA team, Halliday scored 37 goals and 47 assists for 84 points.
Of the 44 players taken in the draft, 20 participated in the inaugural WHL U.S. Challenge Cup in Kent, Wash. in February. In total, players were selected from nine different states. The state with the most players was California with 18. Minnesota was next with 12 players selected, while Texas was third with five.
The Red Deer Rebels selected forward Gracyn Sawchyn with the first pick.
You can find the complete results from the 2020 WHL U.S. Prospects Draft on the WHL’s website.