Robertson among 15 WHL players to take part in 2019 NHL Scouting Combine

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With top-tier talent eligible for selection, 15 Western Hockey League prospects are showcasing their skills at the 2019 National Hockey League Scouting Combine in Buffalo, N.Y. this week ahead of the 2019 NHL Draft, scheduled for June 21-22, 2019 in Vancouver, B.C., including Oil Kings defenceman Matthew Robertson.

Of the WHL’s 22 member Clubs, 11 teams will be represented at the annual event, which helps NHL teams meet and evaluate talent.

The 15 WHL players attending the event includes 14 that had their name appear on NHL Central Scouting’s Final Rankings, released in April 2019. Representing the WHL this year are eight forwards, four defencemen, and three goaltenders.



2019 NHL Draft Combine – Western Hockey League attendees:
(Players are listed alphabetically within their respective team along with their numerical ranking as determined in NHL Central Scouting’s Final Rankings)

Edmonton Oil Kings (1) 
Matthew Robertson (26th among NA skaters)

Kelowna Rockets (4) 
Nolan Foote (37th among NA skaters)
Dillon Hamaliuk (Not ranked)
Kaedan Korczak (32nd among NA skaters)
Lassi Thomson (15th among NA skaters)

Lethbridge Hurricanes (1) 
Dylan Cozens (Fifth among NA skaters)

Medicine Hat Tigers (1) 
Mads Søgaard (Second among NA goaltenders)

Moose Jaw Warriors (1) 
Brayden Tracey (21st among NA skaters)

Prince Albert Raiders (1)
Brett Leason (25th among NA skaters)

Prince George Cougars (1) 
Taylor Gauthier (Seventh among NA goaltenders)

Saskatoon Blades (1) 
Kirby Dach (Third among NA skaters)

Spokane Chiefs (1) 
Adam Beckman (34th among NA skaters)

Vancouver Giants (2) 
Bowen Byram (Second among NA skaters)
Trent Miner (Sixth among NA goaltenders)

Winnipeg ICE (1) 
Peyton Krebs (10th among NA skaters)

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