BCHL alumns invited to NHL camps

Forty two players with BCHL ties have received invites to National Hockey League development camps this month.

The Edmonton Oilers will have seven BCHL grads at their development camp this month, more than any other National Hockey League team.

Forty-two BCHLers have invites, with final rosters not yet finalized.

The Oilers list includes the Jones brothers, former Vernon Vipers Kellen and Connor. Both play for the NCAA Quinnipiac Bobcats. Ex-Penticton Vee Joey Laleggia is on Edmonton’s list, along with Jake Baker (Merritt, Trail and Victoria), Evan Campbell (Langley), Jujhar Khaira (Prince George) and Kenney Morrison (Alberni Valley).

Abbotsford native Derek Grant, a former Langley Chief, is one of three BCHL alumns invited to the Ottawa Senators camp, along with Justin DaSilva (Powell River) and Andrew Hammond (Vernon).

The Vancouver Canucks will have three BCHL grads at their camp.

The Canucks drafted ex-Victoria Grizzly Wes Myron in the sixth round of last year’s entry draft, and he started his pro career last season with the ECHL’s Kalamazoo Wings. He’ll by joined by Cory Kane (Vernon) and Andrew Gladiuk (Nanaimo).

No Chilliwack Chiefs are currently listed.

Get the full tally online at bchl.ca

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