Guelph, ON – Three Maloney & Thompson clients have been selected to participate in the 2019 CHL Top Prospects game in Red Deer, AB on January 23rd.
Goalie Hunter Jones (Brantford, ON) of the OHL Peterborough Petes, goalie Mads Sogaard (Aalborg, Denmark) of the WHL Medicine Hat Tigers and defensman Jake Lee (Sherwood Park, AB) of the WHL Seattle Thunderbirds have been named to take part.
The 24th annual showcase of the CHL’s top prospects eligible for the NHL Draft will be played on Wednesday January 23, 2019, at the ENMAX Centrium, home of the Western Hockey League’s Red Deer Rebels. The 40 competing players were chosen by NHL clubs and include talent from across the WHL, the Ontario Hockey League, and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.
Jones, is currently rated as the #2 North American goaltender for the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. He is having a solid campaign with the resurgent Petes with a 2.70 GAA and .931 save percentage in 30 games.
Sogaard, 18, has played in 19 games with the Tigers and has an impressive 2.39 GAA and .931 save percentage this season.
Lee, 18, has been steady with the T-Birds having scored 2 goals and 16 assists in 31 games to date with Seattle.
33 of the CHL’s 60 member clubs will be represented in the game with a total of 16 WHL players from 12 different teams, 15 OHL players from 12 teams, and nine QMJHL players each from a different organization.
The game will be broadcast live on Rogers SportsNet that evening.