WHL To Announce U.S. Priority Draft Lottery Results Thursday

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Western Hockey League announced details for the 2021 WHL U.S. Priority Draft Lottery Tuesday, sharing that the results will be announced Thursday, June 3 at 9 a.m. PT.

The 2021 WHL U.S. Priority Draft Lottery will determine the order of selection for the two rounds of the 2021 WHL U.S. Priority Draft, which is scheduled to be held Wednesday, December 8, 2021.

Last year, the Winterhawks selected forward Alex Weirmair and defenseman Jason Zaccari with their two picks in draft.

Players eligible for the 2021 WHL U.S. Priority Draft will be 2006-born players who reside in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

Players not selected in the 2021 WHL U.S. Priority Draft will remain eligible to be selected in the 2021 WHL Prospects Draft on Thursday, December 9, 2021, or listed by a WHL Club at any time thereafter.

To view the WHL’s full release on the U.S. Priority Draft Lottery, click HERE.

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