With the 16th overall pick, the Warriors selected Miles Warkentine from
Miles played for the Prince Albert Pirates in 2010/11. Warriors Assistant Director of Hockey Operations and Director of Scouting/Player Development feels Miles will bring character to the Warriors organization. “Miles has good size and grit—he can run players through the boards,” said MacLachlan of the six foot left winger after the selection was made. Melfort, SK.
Prince Albert Pirates
The WHL Bantam Draft is the first opportunity for WHL Clubs to replenish their systems with graduating Bantam-aged players. The order of selection for the first round of the draft is determined through a weighted lottery consisting of the six non-playoff teams. The draft order is based on the inverse overall standings from the regular season.
Players eligible for the 2011 WHL Bantam Draft will be 1996-born players who reside in Alberta, B.C., Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories, Yukon, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.