The 2018 NHL draft has come and gone with many getting a call from one of the 31 teams to embark on a professional career.
As is the case every year, many WHL players were selected, but no player from the Regina Pats were selected.
It was thought after a solid Memorial Cup that goaltender Max Paddock would be taken with many scouts and hockey insiders believing he would go somewhere from the mid-fourth to the sixth round, but the call did not come.
Here is a list of all the players from the WHL that were taken.
Round One (2)
#17 – Ty Smith (D) – New Jersey Devils; Spokane Chiefs; Lloydminster, Alta.
#31 – Alexander Alexeyev (D) – Washington Capitals; Red Deer Rebels; St. Petersburg, Russia
Round Two (2)
#37 – Jett Woo (D) – Vancouver Canucks; Moose Jaw Warriors; Winnipeg, Man.
#53 – Calen Addison (D) – Pittsburgh Penguins; Lethbridge Hurricanes; Brandon, Man.
Round Three (3)
#83 – Riley Stotts (F) – Toronto Maple Leafs; Calgary Hitmen; Winnipeg, Man.
#92 – Connor Dewar (F) – Minnesota Wild; Everett Silvertips; The Pas, Man.
#93 – Riley Sutter (F) – Washington Capitals; Everett Silvertips; Calgary, Alta.
Round Four (2)
#107 – Joel Hofer (G) – St. Louis Blues; Swift Current Broncos; Winnipeg, Man.
#122 – Milos Roman (F) – Calgary Flames; Vancouver Giants; Kysucke Nove Mesto, Slovakia
Round Five (5)
#127 – Wyatte Wylie (D) – Philadelphia Flyers; Everett Silvertips; Everett, Wash.
#128 – Cole Fonstad (F) – Montreal Canadiens; Prince Albert Raiders; Estevan, Sask.
#129 – Justin Almeida (F) – Pittsburgh Penguins; Moose Jaw Warriors; Kitimat, B.C.
#149 – Filip Kral (D) – Toronto Maple Leafs; Spokane Chiefs; Blansko, Czech Republic
#151 – Vladislav Yeryomenko (D) – Nashville Predators; Calgary Hitmen; Vitebsk, Belarus
Round Six (3)
#158 – David Tendeck (G) – Arizona Coyotes; Vancouver Giants; North Vancouver, B.C.
#161 – Alex Kannok-Leipert (D) – Washington Capitals; Vancouver Giants; Regina, Sask.
#168 – Dawson Barteaux (D) – Dallas Stars; Red Deer Rebels; Foxwarren, Man.
Round Seven (3)
#199 – Jermaine Loewen (F) – Dallas Stars; Kamloops Blazers; Arborg, Man.
#204 – Trey Fix-Wolansky (F) – Columbus Blue Jackets; Edmonton Oil Kings; Edmonton, Alta.
#217 – Eric Florchuk (F) – Washington Capitals; Saskatoon Blades; Fort Saskatchewan, Alta.