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“With both players residing from the east coast, Conrad and Sarault requested to play closer to home and begin their post-secondary education.” – Bulldogs GM and Head Coach Kevin Willison
Five BCHL players were selected in the 2015 North American Hockey League Draft on Tuesday.
19-year-old forward Jared Domin from Cowichan was the highest BCHL player selected in this year’s NAHL Draft when the Shreveport Mudbugs grabbed him with the second overall pick in the first round. The left winger from Grand Rapids, Michigan had an excellent rookie season for the Caps, scoring 39 points (16-23-39) in 53 games. He played two games with the NAHL’s Aberdeen Wings as an affiliate player in 2014-15.
#2. Shreveport Mudbugs – Jared Domin; Grand Rapids, MI; Cowichan Capitals
“We were in need of an experienced, veteran defenceman and he being a right-handed shot was the perfect fit for us. We’re excited to have him on our blue-line next season.” – Penticton President, General Manager and Head Coach Fred Harbinson.
“After talking with our core group of guys that are coming back this season, we all feel that it will be a very competitive roster. The addition of Darius addresses some of our scoring needs. He also brings experience. He’s played in a lot of BCHL games, regular season and playoffs. I think that will also be a positive addition for our group.” – Eagles GM and Head Coach Blaine Neufeld
Hards, a 17-year-old from Prince George, is coming off his rookie season in the BCHL. The Cariboo Cougars product had eight points (4-4-8) in 28 games last season with Surrey.
“Luke is a big, rangy centreman and good on draws. He makes smart plays all over the ice.”