A dozen CJHLers selected during 2018 NHL Draft in Dallas

DALLAS – The 2018 NHL Draft in Dallas, Texas came to a close Saturday afternoon with 12 Canadian Junior Hockey League players in all being selected throughout the course of the two-day event.

Following the selection of Jacob Bernard-Docker of the Okotoks Oilers (AJHL) by the Ottawa Senators in the first round, 26th overall, Friday, 11 more CJHLers were drafted Saturday.

Of the dozen taken, six were chosen by Canadian clubs in the NHL.

Ottawa led the way with a trio picks with D Jonathan Tychonick of the Penticton Vees (BCHL) and LW Angus Crookshank of the Langley Rivermen (BCHL) joining Bernard-Docker, the John Grisdale CJHL Top Prospect Award recipient, in being tabbed by the Senators.

In all, five CJHL defencemen were taken by NHL teams as were five forwards and a pair of goaltenders while of the 12 draftees, 10 of them were chosen by NHL Central Scouting to compete in the 2018 CJHL Prospects Game held this past January in Mississauga, Ont.

The following is the list of CJHL players selected in the 2018 NHL Draft:

Jacob Bernard-Docker D 1 26th Ottawa Senators Okotoks Oilers AJHL
Jonathan Tychonick D 2 48th Ottawa Senators Penticton Vees BCHL
Jack McBain C 3 63rd Minnesota Wild Toronto Jr. Canadiens OJHL
Seth Barton D 3 81st Detroit Red Wings Trail Smoke Eaters BCHL
Stanislav Demin D 4 99th Vegas Golden Knights Wenatchee Wild BCHL
Jasper Weatherby C 4 102nd San Jose Sharks Wenatchee Wild BCHL
Angus Crookshank LW 5 126th Ottawa Senators Langley Rivermen BCHL
Dustyn McFaul D 6 181st Boston Bruins Pickering Panthers OJHL
Brett Stapley C 7 190th Montreal Canadiens Vernon Vipers  BCHL
Matthew Thiessen G 7 192nd Vancouver Canucks Steinbach Pistons MJHL
Ty Taylor G 7 214th Tampa Bay Lightning Vernon Vipers  BCHL
Austin Wong C 7 215th Winnipeg Jets Okotoks Oilers AJHL