WINNIPEG, MB – Four (4) Manitoba-born players from the Western Hockey League including two (2) U-16 Team MB alumni, had their names called this past weekend at the 2021 NHL Draft. The 1st round was completed Friday, July 23rd with rounds 2-7 taking place Saturday July 24th.
The NHL Draft is held annually after the completion of the NHL Playoffs and brings together the thirty-two (32) teams to select the rights of the best amateur hockey players who meet the draft eligibility requirements.
Manitobans drafted in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft:
|Rnd||Overall||Pos.||First Name||Last Name||Hometown||NHL Team/Amateur Team|
|1||26||D||Carson||Lambos||Winnipeg||Minnesota Wild / Winnipeg ICE (WHL)|
|4||111||F||Conner||Roulette||Winnipeg||Dallas Stars / Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)|
|5||141||D||Cole||Jordan||Brandon||Calgary Flames / Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)|
|7||193||F||Tyson||Kozak||Souris||Buffalo Sabres / Portland Winterhawks (WHL)|