exceptional player status

Pats GM John Paddock says Connor Bedard will be their first pick this year

Mar 26, 2020 | 8:00am

The Regina Pats have a special opportunity after receiving the first overall pick in the 2020 bantam draft. For the first time in WHL history a player has been granted exceptional status to enter the league full time as a 15-year-old. Connor Bedard, from North Vancouver recorded 43 goals and 41 assists in 36 games […]