The Kootenay ICE have selected centreman Connor McClennon second overall in the 2017 WHL Bantam Draft.
The Wainwright, Alberta native played for POE Academy in Kelowna this past season, racking up 45 goals and 54 assists in 30 games in the CSSBHL.
Director of Scouting Garnet Kazuik made the announcement this morning live from Calgary.
Last year the ICE selected winger Peyton Krebs first overall in the draft, which creates the opportunity for a powerhouse top line in Kootenay for the years to come.
The second round pick has lead to the selection of Siksika, Alberta’s Anson McMaster.
McMaster had 39 points in 36 games for the Rocky Mountain Raiders Bantam AAA in 2016-17.
James Form is the third pick for the ICE in Thursday’s WHL Bantam Draft.
The centreman from Saskatoon tallied 56 points in 30 games for the Saskatoon Outlaws 2016-17 season.
– Devin Howard