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Luca Cagnoni invited to Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game

Portland, Ore. – The Canadian Hockey League today announced that Portland Winterhawks defenseman Luca Cagnoni is among 40 players invited to compete in the 2023 Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game. The Vancouver Giants will host the 27th annual showcase, featuring 19 total Western Hockey League players.

Slated for January 25 at the Langley Events Centre, the 2023 Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game showcases the top 40 CHL players eligible for the 2023 NHL Draft from across the Western Hockey League, Ontario Hockey League, and Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. The 40 players were identified via a survey conducted with the NHL’s 32 teams.

Through 28 games, the second-year Winterhawk ranks third on the team in goals (9) and fourth in assists (17) and points (26). His 26 points are the 12th most in league scoring among defensemen and his 107 shots rank second among defensemen. The Burnaby, B.C. product skated in his 100th WHL game during the Winterhawks Teddy Bear Toss game and he has 65 career points.

Cagnoni will be the 18th Winterhawk to participate in the Kubota CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game since 2010, joining Seth Jarvis (2020), Cody Glass (2017), Henri Jokiharju (2017), Paul Bittner (2015), Chase De Leo (2014), Seth Jones (2013), Oliver Bjorkstrand (2013), Nic Petan (2013), Derrick Pouliot (2012), Ty Rattie (2011), Sven Baertschi (2011), Joe Morrow (2011), Tyler Wotherspoon (2011), Ryan Johansen (2010), Nino Niederreiter (2010), Brad Ross (2010) and Troy Rutkowski (2010).

2023 KUBOTA CHL/NHL TOP PROSPECTS

POS
G
G
G
G
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
D
LW
C
C
LW
LW
C
C
C
LW
RW
C
C
LW
LW
RW
RW
LW
RW
C
C
C
C
C
RW
NAME
Carson Bjarnason
Scott Ratzlaff
Charlie Robertson
Jackson Unger
Beau Akey
Cameron Allen
Oliver Bonk
Hunter Brzustewicz
Luca Cagnoni
Lukas Dragicevic
Andrew Gibson
Matteo Mann
Tanner Molendyk
Etienne Morin
Caden Price
Jordan Tourigny
Colby Barlow
Connor Bedard
Zach Benson
Mathieu Cataford
Andrew Cristall
Nate Danielson
Ethan Gauthier
Riley Heidt
Samuel Honzek
Nick Lardis
Kalan Lind
Jaden Lipinski
Ethan Miedema
Quentin Musty
Nico Myatovic
Tyler Peddle
Luca Pinelli
Coulson Pitre
Carson Rehkopf
Calum Ritchie
Gracyn Sawchyn
Carey Terrance
Brayden Yager
Koehn Ziemmer
TEAM
Brandon (WHL)
Seattle (WHL)
North Bay (OHL)
Moose Jaw (WHL)
Barrie (OHL)
Guelph (OHL)
London (OHL)
Kitchener (OHL)
Portland (WHL)
Tri-City (WHL)
Soo (OHL)
Chicoutimi (QMJHL)
Saskatoon (WHL)
Moncton (QMJHL)
Kelowna (WHL)
Shawinigan (QMJHL)
Owen Sound (OHL)
Regina (WHL)
Winnipeg (WHL)
Halifax (QMJHL)
Kelowna (WHL)
Brandon (WHL)
Sherbrooke (QMJHL)
Prince George (WHL)
Vancouver (WHL)
Peterborough (OHL)
Red Deer (WHL)
Vancouver (WHL)
Windsor (OHL)
Sudbury (OHL)
Seattle (WHL)
Drummondville (QMJHL)
Ottawa (OHL)
Flint (OHL)
Kitchener (OHL)
Oshawa (OHL)
Seattle (WHL)
Erie (OHL)
Moose Jaw (WHL)
Prince George (WHL)
BIRTH DATE
30-Jun-05
9-Mar-05
2-Apr-05
13-Jan-05
11-Feb-05
7-Jan-05
9-Jan-05
29-Nov-04
21-Dec-04
25-Apr-05
13-Feb-05
31-Dec-04
3-Feb-05
9-Mar-05
24-Aug-05
28-Feb-05
14-Feb-05
17-Jul-05
12-May-05
1-Mar-05
4-Feb-05
27-Sep-04
26-Jan-05
25-Mar-05
12-Nov-04
8-Jul-05
25-Jan-05
2-Dec-04
22-Mar-05
6-Jul-05
1-Dec-04
28-Jan-05
5-Apr-05
13-Dec-04
7-Jan-05
21-Jan-05
19-Jan-05
10-May-05
3-Jan-05
8-Dec-04
HOMETOWN
Carberry, Manitoba
Irma, Alberta
London, Ontario
Calgary, Alberta
Waterloo, Ontario
Toronto, Ontario
Ottawa, Ontario
Washington, Michigan
Burnaby, British Columbia
Richmond, British Columbia
LaSalle, Ontario
Sackville, New Brunswick
McBride, British Columbia
Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Victoriaville, Quebec
Orillia, Ontario
North Vancouver, British Columbia
Chilliwack, British Columbia
Saint-Constant, Quebec
Burnaby, British Columbia
Red Deer, Alberta
Phoenix, Arizona
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Trencin, Slovakia
Oakville, Ontario
Shaunavon, Saskatchewan
Scottsdale, Arizona
Cobourg, Ontario
Hamburg, New York
Prince George, British Columbia
Antigonish, Nova Scotia
Stoney Creek, Ontario
Stouffville, Ontario
Vaughan, Ontario
Oakville, Ontario
Grande Prairie, Alberta
Akwesasne, New York
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Mayerthorpe, Alberta

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