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Friday, July 8th 2022

MONTREAL Q.C. – The West Kelowna Warriors are pleased to announce blue liner Tyson Jugnauth and incoming forward Ben MacDonald have been selected by the Seattle Kraken in Day two of the NHL Entry Draft.

Jugnauth, 18 was selected 100 overall in the 4th round. He was the winner of the BCHL’s Top Defenceman Award and a First-Team All-Star, Jugnauth enjoyed an excellent sophomore season in the league. The 18-year-old finished second in defencemen scoring with 50 points in 52 games on nine goals and 41 assists on a Warriors team that finished third in the Interior Conference with a record of 37-16-1-0. He is committed to play at the University of Wisconsin in the fall. Jugnauth came into the draft ranked 66th among North American skaters.

MacDonald, 18 was selected 91st overall in the 3rd round. The Weston, Massachusetts native and has spent the majority of his youth playing career for Noble & Greenough school in Mass (USHS Prep) where he led the team in scoring with 14 goals and 15 assists in 22 games. MacDonald came in ranked #50th among North American skaters prior to the draft. He is committed to play with the Warriors this Fall.

The Warriors travel to Anaheim next month for the Anaheim Development Camp. Spots are filling up quickly. Visit to register.