Bantam Draft By The Numbers…

Some stats about yesterday’s WHL Bantam Draft…from Austin Adams to Bobby Zinken…

— There were a total of 235 players selected, they came from:

Alberta — 95

British Columbia – 53

Saskatchewan – 42

Manitoba – 27

California – 7

Washington – 3

Northwest Territories – 2

Arizona, Colorado, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Texas – 1 each

— The most players selected by a team – 13, the fewest – 8, here is the breakdown:

Brandon and Prince Albert – 13 players

Everett, Moose Jaw, Prince George and Saskatoon – 12 players

Calgary, Chilliwack, Kootenay, Portland and Vancouver – 11 players

Edmonton, Kelowna, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Red Deer, Regina and Tri City – 10 players

Kamloops and Seattle – 9 players

Swift Current – 8 players

— The breakdown by birth month:

January – 47 players

February – 38 players

March – 23 players

April – 32 players

May – 20 players

June – 17 players

July – 16 players

August – 11 players

September – 4 players

October – 10 players

November – 13 players

December – 4 players

— Most popular birth date — 1/1/95 (8 players)

— Most popular first name – Ty (or version of Tyler, Tysan, Tyson) — 10 players

— Most popular last name – Ferguson — 3 players

— By Position:

Defense — 87 players

Center — 51 players

Forward (no specific position identified) — 27 players

Goaltenders – 27 players

Right Wing — 23 players

Left Wing – 20 players

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