Steenbergen and Johnson named to Team Alberta for U16 Challenge Cup
The Swift Current Broncos’ top two picks in the 2013 Western Hockey League Bantam Draft will skate for Team Alberta at the Western Canada U16 Challenge Cup later this month.
Both Tyler Steenbergen and Cole Johnson were among the 20-player roster named by Hockey Alberta Tuesday.
Steenbergen was selected 12th overall by the Broncos. The 5’10’’, 160-pound product of Sylvan Lake is currently skating for the Red Deer Optimist Chiefs in the Alberta AAA Midget Hockey League.
Johnson was selected in the second round, 34th overall, by Swift Current. The 5’10’’, 186-pound forward from Marwayne is a member of the Lloydminster Baker Hughes Bobcats in the AMHL.
The U16 Challenge Cup will take place from October 31 - November 3 in Calgary featuring teams from British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. Broncos’ third-round pick Matthew Parsons will skate for Team Saskatchewan as well.