The Kamloops Blazers will pick 19th overall in the opening round of the WHL Bantam Draft Thursday in Calgary. I spoke with GM Craig Bonner on the team's philosophy with their 1st pick:
Here's GM Bonner's take on the potential of trading for a 2nd or 3rd rounder leading up to the draft.
On the strength of the draft crop this year:
On picking Western Canadian players: