The Estevan Bruins didn't select until midway through the second round in the 2022 Bantam Draft's 2006-born portion, where they grabbed a pair of players from the 18U AAA Regina Pat Canadians.

Estevan nabbed 5-foot-7 forward Ryan Zaremba with the 17th overall pick, before taking 6-foot-1 defenceman Jagden Taylor 19th.

Zarema, a left-handed shot from Balgonie, had 12 goals and 20 assists in 44 games during the 2021-22 season.

The left-shot Taylor had five assists in 36 regular-season games.

The Pat Canadians lost to the Notre Dame Hounds in the SMAAAHL semifinals.

Estevan's first-round pick (12th overall) was traded to Battlefords.

Next Estevan drafted Kale Margolis of Tisdale at 40th overall, with a pick initially owned by the Kindersley Klippers.

The six-foot forward with a right shot had four goals and 10 assists in 32 games with the Trojans.

The Bruins used the 60th pick to take right-handed forward Kade Stringer, who spent the past season with the Prairie Hockey Academy U16 Prep in the CSSHL, where he potted nine goals and 17 assists in 35 games.

The Swift Current native compiled 18 goals and 32 assists in 50 games with the Swift Current 15U Broncos over the previous two seasons.

The Estevan Bruins took Carsyn Dyck with the 62nd pick.

The forward racked up 16 goals and 19 assists through 44 games on the 18U AAA Warman Wildcats last season. The 5-foot-10 lefthander was the captain of their 15U AA club the previous season, scoring five goals and adding five assists in four games. He was a point per game his first bantam season with 12 goals and 19 assists on Warman.

Estevan's final pick in the round, and draft, was traded to Yorkton.

The Bruins used the 12th pick in the 2007 draft to take Steven Steranka.

Steranka potted 20 goals and assisted on 14 in 18 games with the 15U AA Regina Monarchs in 2021-22.

Estevan used the final pick of the draft to take 5-foot-9 blueliner Caleb Potter.

The left-handed Regina native racked up nine goals and 32 assists in 29 games with his hometown AA 15U Pat Blues.


The Weyburn Red Wings selected Rhett Vedress with the first-overall pick. Vedress is a six-foot, right-handed defenceman who had five goals and 14 assists in 32 games with the U18 AA Humboldt Broncos.

The 2006-born portion of the draft is six rounds, followed by two rounds of picks for 2007-born players.