The Swift Current Broncos have called up three of their top prospects following the conclusion of their hockey seasons.
General Manager and Head Coach, Mark Lamb announced Wednesday that the club has called up forward Dakota Odgers, goaltender Travis Child and defenceman Zack Gonek.
Odgers, 16, stuck with the team to open the season before being assigned to the Yorkton Harvest of the Saskatchewan Midget AAA Hockey League. He had 12 penalty minutes in six games with the Broncos this season.
The 5’11”, 187-pound product of Spy Hill, SK played 38 regular season games with the Harvest and recorded 12 goals, 35 assists, and 47 penalty minutes. He also recorded one goal and two assists in five playoff games with the Harvest.
Gonek, 16, played with the St. Albert Raiders of the Alberta AAA Midget Hockey League this season. The 6’1”, 193-pound product of St. Albert, AB was selected by the Broncos in the first round, 13th overall, in the 2011 Western Hockey League Bantam Draft.
Child, 15, recorded 1,119 minutes with the Camrose Vikings of the Alberta Minor Midget Hockey League this season where he posted a .900 save percentage, a 3.54 goals against average and a 5-4-10 record. In the playoffs, the 6’1”, 173-pound native of Killam, AB played 112 minutes with a .893 save percentage and a 4.82 GAA. Child was selected by the Broncos in the second round, 29th overall, of the 2012 WHL Bantam Draft.
The Broncos, who currently sit sixth in the Eastern Conference, will be in Regina to face the Pats Friday before concluding the regular season at home on Saturday against the Pats.