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TC Americans Draft Picks Selected for Provincial Summer Camps

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KENNEWICK, WA – Tri-City Americans Governor/General Manager Bob Tory announced Wednesday that five of the team’s Bantam Draft picks will be participating in, or have taken part in, their respective provincial programs of excellence in preparation for national tournaments this fall.

“This is an excellent opportunity for our prospects to develop within a structured framework, while competing against the top athletes in their provincial age group” stated Tory.  “We are proud of our list players and wish them good luck over the summer.  We look forward to seeing them all at our rookie camp in August.”

Below is a list of players and the respective camps they will be attending:

British Columbia – U-16 (Nanaimo, B.C.)

July 8 – July 13

-       Michael Rasmussen, Forward (1st Round, 7th overall, 2014 Draft)

Alberta – U-16 (Camrose, AB)

July 15 – July 20

-       Brett Leason, Forward (3rd Round, 50th overall, 2014 Draft)

-       Kyle Olson, Forward (3rd Round, 45th overall, 2014 Draft)

Saskatchewan – SaskFirst U-16 (Wilcox, SK)

July 23 – July 27

-       Riley Sawchuk, Forward (6th Round, 116th, 2014 Draft)

Manitoba – U-16 (Winnipeg, MB)

May 8 – May 11