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2018 Bantam Draft is in the Books

The Portage Terriers added a total of 7 players to the mix today from the 2018 MJHL Bantam Draft along with 2 local talents through their auto protect choices.

The Terriers picked up 3 Forwards, 3 Defenceman and a Net Minder in today’s selections.

Round 1 -9th Overall

F – Brett Tataryn

Team: Interlake Lightning B1AAA

Hometown : Argyle, MB

Height: 6.00.5

Weight: 174

Scouts Comments: “Good size kid that battles hard. Skilled forward that works hard.”


Round 2 – 20th Overall

LD – Kieran Cooke

Team: Rink H.A. Nationals Bntm Prep

Hometown : Winnipeg, MB

Height: 6.00.5

Weight: 180

Scouts Comments: “Solid all around player. Defends well and likes to jump into the play. Good skater. ”


Round 3 – 31st Overall

LD – Lucas Brenton

Team: Winnipeg Sharks B1AAA

Hometown : Winnipeg, MB

Height: 6.02.5

Weight: 160

Scouts Comments: “Big, physical player. Drafted to Moosejaw in the WHL. Good player.”


Round 4 – No pick

Terriers pick was traded to the Waywayseecappo Wolverines.


Round 5 – Selkirk’s pick received in trade. 49th Overall

G – Jayden-Riley Catellier

Team: Eastman Selects B1AAA

Hometown : St.Pierre Jolys, MB

Height: 6.1

Weight: 207

Scouts Comments: “Had a good camp. Does well at Pursuit of Excellence. An all around goaltender. ”


Round 5 – 53rd Overall

F – Adam Ingram

Team: Winnipeg Hawks B1AAA

Hometown : West St.Paul, MB

Height: 5.09.5

Weight: 138

Scouts Comments: “Average sized player, but skilled. Battled hard, he’s got that sandpaper about his game ”


Round 6 – Neepawa’s pick received in trade. – 58th Overall

LD – Rory Neill

Team: Winnipeg Sharks B1AAA

Hometown : Winnipeg, MB

Height: 5.10

Weight: 145

Scouts Comments: “Drafted to Calgary in the WHL. Best Defenceman in the province. He’s a skilled defender who’s tough and can also play forward. He can skate and he can score.”


Round 6 – 64th Overall

F – Justin Lies

Team: Norman Wolves B1AAA

Hometown : Flin Flon, MB

Height: 6.0

Weight: 177

Scouts Comments: “Drafted to Seattle in the WHL. He’s a great skater with a good shot and puts up points.”


Prior to the draft the Terriers auto protected local talent Ryan Botterill and Riley Borody from the Central Plains Capitals B1AAA.

F – Ryan Botterill

Hometown : Portage laPrairie

Height: 5.5

Weight: 116

Scouts Comments: “Good skater will good hands. Good potential.”


F – Riley Borody

Hometown : Portage laPrairie, MB

Height: 5.11

Weight: 146

Scouts Comments: ” A real Terrier type player. A gritty player that plays with passion.”


The Terriers welcome, Ryan, Riley, Brett, Kieran, Lucas, Jayden, Adam, Rory and Justin to the organization.