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DRAFT RECAP: Silvertips pick up nine players in 2022 WHL Prospects Draft

EVERETT, Wash. — The Everett Silvertips have added nine prospects to the organization after the completion of the 2022 Western Hockey League Prospects Draft.

“This was a challenging scouting season with two Prospects Drafts and two U.S. Drafts in short order coming out of a Covid-shortened season,” commented Silvertips director of player personnel Mike Fraser, acknowledging the 2021 WHL Drafts held just five months ago in December. “Our scouting staff did a tremendous job identifying and evaluating our new prospects. We’re excited about adding this new wave of Silvertips, all of whom fit how we like to play the game and our team culture.”

Everett’s first selection came 20th-overall in the first round, picking forward Julien Maze out of OHA Edmonton U15 Prep. Maze’s teammate, Ethan Makokis, was taken by the Tips in the fifth round with the 108th overall pick. In total, the Silvertips drafted four forwards, three defensemen and two goaltenders in the Prospects Draft.

“We look forward to seeing them all in training camp in just a few months,” Fraser added.

Rd. 1, 20 overall: Julien Maze, forward
Hometown: Edmonton, AB
Height: 5’8″
Weight: 130 lbs
Current team: OHA Edmonton U15 Prep
2021-22 stats: 25 games, 23 goals, 24 assists

Rd. 4, 86 overall: Corbin Sanderman, goaltender
Hometown: Three Hills, AB
Height: 5’11″
Weight: 155 lbs
Current team: Airdrie Xtreme U15 Prep
2021-22 stats: 16-2-0 record, 2.40 goals-against average, .911 save percentage, 2 shutouts

Rd. 5, 108 overall: Ethan Makokis, defenseman
Hometown: St. Albert, AB
Height: 5’7”
Weight: 145 lbs
Current team: OHA Edmonton U15 Prep
2021-22 stats: 29 games, 9 goals, 13 assists (U15 and U16 combined stats)

Rd. 6, 124 overall (via Moose Jaw): Kaeson Fisher, defenseman
Hometown: Brandon, MB
Height: 5’9”
Weight: 130 lbs
Current team: Brandon Wheat Kings U15 AAA
2021-22 stats: 24 games, 4 goals, 13 assists

Rd. 6, 130 overall: Lukas Kaplan, forward
Hometown: Spruce Grove, AB
Height: 5’6”
Weight: 119 lbs
Current team: Northern Alberta Xtreme U15 Prep
2021-22 stats: 29 games, 25 goals, 20 assists

Rd. 8, 155 overall (via Medicine Hat): Remy Hlady, forward
Hometown: Tyndall, MB
Height: 5’10″
Weight: 144 lbs
Current team: Eastman Selects U15 AAA
2021-22 stats: 32 games, 19 goals, 29 assists

Rd. 9, 177 overall (via Medicine Hat): Connor Wolitski, defenseman
Hometown: Spruce Grove, AB
Height: 5’10″
Weight: 160 lbs
Current team: PAC Saints U15 AAA
2021-22 stats: 33 goals, 9 goals, 26 assists

Rd. 9, 182 overall (via Prince George): Gino Cotroneo, forward
Hometown: Winnipeg, MB
Height: 5’1″
Weight: 115 lbs
Current team: Winnipeg Wild Gold U15 AAA
2021-22 stats: 32 games, 14 goals, 26 assists

Rd. 10, 218 overall: Charles Menard, goaltender
Hometown: Fairbanks, AK
Height: 5’11″
Weight: 140 lbs
Current team: Team Alaska 14U
2021-22 stats: 18-7-4 record, 1.88 goals-against average, .917 save percentage, 2 shutouts

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  • JULIEN MAZE, FIRST ROUNDER: Julien Maze selected 20th overall in the 2022 WHL Draft | READ MORE
  • U.S. PRIORITY DRAFT: Silvertips pick up pair of forwards in U.S. Priority Draft | READ MORE

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