The Canadian Junior Hockey League's (CHL) top prospects ahead of the upcoming National Hockey League (NHL) draft will be on display in Vancouver on January 25. < /p>
That's what the CHL announced on Wednesday. This means forward Connor Bedard will have the chance to shine in front of his home crowd, as he hails from the BC town.
The Vancouver Giants, a Western Junior Hockey League club, will host the event.
“We are pleased that the Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game is making a return to the Vancouver area,” CHL President Dan MacKenzie said in a statement. . It's always an eagerly awaited event on our calendar, showcasing the stars of tomorrow, while the next group of NHL Draft eligible players holds great promise for our league, including the homegrown hero and favorite fans, Connor Bedard of the Regina Pats.”
This will be the 27th appearance of the Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game and the third time it has been played in Vancouver .