Spokane Chiefs to pick first overall in 2021 WHL Prospects Draft; Blazers pick 21st in Round 1

The Spokane Chiefs will pick first overall in the 2021 WHL Prospects Draft, which will be held on Dec. 9.

Each of the league's 22 teams participated in a four-phase draft lottery on Wednesday.

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The lottery determined the order of selection for the first round of the draft, with inverse order of standing from the 2020-2021 regular season determining the order of selection for the second round and all subsequent rounds.

In Round 1, the Kamloops Blazers will pick 21st overall. In all subsequent rounds, the Blazers will select 20th overall.

Players eligible for the draft will be 2006-born players who reside in Alberta, B.C., Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories, Yukon, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington or Wyoming.

2021 WHL PROSPECTS DRAFT – FIRST ROUND ORDER OF SELECTION

1. Spokane Chiefs

2. Tri-City Americans

3. Brandon Wheat Kings (from Victoria Royals)

4. Brandon Wheat Kings (from Moose Jaw Warriors)

5. Red Deer Rebels

6. Swift Current Broncos

7. Swift Current Broncos (from Portland Winterhawks)

8. Medicine Hat Tigers

9. Seattle Thunderbirds

10. Regina Pats

11. Vancouver Giants

12. Calgary Hitmen

13. Edmonton Oil Kings (from Kelowna Rockets)

14. Prince Albert Raiders

15. Prince George Cougars

16. Moose Jaw Warriors (from Saskatoon Blades)

17. Lethbridge Hurricanes

18. Winnipeg ICE

19. Edmonton Oil Kings

20. Everett Silvertips

21. Kamloops Blazers

22. Brandon Wheat Kings
 

2021 WHL PROSPECTS DRAFT – SECOND ROUND (AND SUBSEQUENT ROUNDS) ORDER OF SELECTION

*traded picks are not reflected

1. Victoria Royals

2. Red Deer Rebels

3. Swift Current Broncos

4. Tri-City Americans

5. Moose Jaw Warriors

6. Spokane Chiefs

7. Lethbridge Hurricanes

8. Regina Pats

9. Seattle Thunderbirds

10. Prince Albert Raiders

11. Prince George Cougars

12. Vancouver Giants

13. Calgary Hitmen

14. Portland Winterhawks

15. Medicine Hat Tigers

16. Kelowna Rockets

17. Saskatoon Blades

18. Winnipeg ICE

19. Brandon Wheat Kings

20. Kamloops Blazers

21. Everett Silvertips

22. Edmonton Oil Kings

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