Friday marks an important day for the future star players of the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League.
June 5 is the date for the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League’s bantam draft. The draft runs for six rounds and involves all 12 SJHL teams, as they select the outstanding bantam players who they hope to see in the junior ranks.
The Melville Millionaires are currently on the clock with the number one selection, with Weyburn second and Notre Dame third.
As the team with the best overall record in the league, the Battlefords North Stars hold the final pick of the first round at number 12. They also hold pick numbers 24, 36, 48, 60 and 72, as well as pick number 45 acquired from Yorkton and number 62 acquired from Weyburn.
The draft begins at 1 p.m. Friday and will be broadcast on SaskTel Max, on channel 48 and 348 HD.