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WHL 2021 US Prospects Draft

By AAHA, 12/09/21, 9:30AM MST


Wow, the first two rounds of the 2021 WHL US Prospects Draft has been completed and was huge for Arizona rostered players, five being selected in the first round and three addition players in the second round.

Congratulations to Jack Lackas taken #2 overall by the Lethbridge Hurricanes. Jack is currently playing for the Jr Coyotes 15O Tier I team, and is from Las Vegas.

Congratulations also go out to the other players taken in the first two rounds of the draft this is a huge accomplishment:

  • Hudson Bjornson taken 9th by the Victoria Royals
  • Carson McGinley taken 12th by the Regina Pats
  • Hayden Hastings taken 15th by the Kelowna Rockets
  • Ben Vatis taken 20th by the Medicine Hat Tigers
  • Jake Solano taken 30th by the Kelowna Rockets
  • Sam Webster taken 35th by the Kamloops Blazers
  • Tristen Azelton taken 43rd by the Lethbridge Hurricanes


Congratulations to all of the players drafted and good luck to you in the next steps in making hockey the career of your dreams. The road ahead will be exciting, challenging and rewarding, but tough. Arizona will all be watching, rooting and pulling for you and are excited to follow your travels down this fun road.


Drew Peterson; Zakhar Meshcleriakov; Sam Webster; Ben Vatis (G); Jack Lackas; Carson McGinley; Jacob Solano; Hayden Hastings; Hudson Bjornson (L to R)