Six Manitobans Selected At The 2016 NHL Entry Draft

A Manitoba six-pack –

Last year Keegan Kolesar was the lone Manitoban selected in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft but Manitoba rebounded with six selections this past Friday in Buffalo, New York.

Leading the way was Oakbank’s, Brett Howden.  He was the only Manitoban drafted in Friday night’s first round.  Howden was the highest ranked Manitoban by NHL’s Central Scouting (22nd) and ended up being selected 27th overall by the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Here is a complete list of all the Manitobans selected in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft:

Brett Howden: Oakbank – selected in the first round, 27th overall by the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Team: Moose Jaw Warriors – WHL  GP: 68  G: 24  A: 40  Pts: 64   PIM: 64

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 Wade Allison: Carman – selected in the second round, 52nd overall by the Philadelphia Flyers.

Team: Tri-City Storm – USHL  GP: 56  G: 25  A: 22  Pts: 47   PIM: 46

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Adam Brooks: Winnipeg – selected in the fourth round, 92nd overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Team: Regina Pats – WHL  GP: 72  G: 38  A: 82  Pts: 120   PIM: 30

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Tanner Kaspick: Brandon – selected in the fourth round, 119th overall by the St. Louis Blues.

Team: Brandon Wheat Kings – WHL  GP: 53  G: 13  A: 18  Pts: 31   PIM: 37

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Jordan Stallard: Brandon – selected in the fifth round, 127th overall by the Winnipeg Jets.

Team: Calgary Hitmen – WHL  GP: 68  G: 21  A: 28  Pts: 49   PIM: 20

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Dean Stewart: Portage la Prairie – selected in the seventh round, 188th overall by the Arizona Coyotes.

Team: Portage Terriers – MJHL  GP: 42  G: 8  A: 14  Pts: 28   PIM: 28


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