The Kamloops Blazers have signed Canadian Sport School Hockey League student athlete Kaden Hammel to a Western Hockey League Standard Player Agreement.
Hammell, 15, has attended the West Van Academy the past two seasons, most recently recording 41 points (12-29-41) in 29 games with their U15 Prep team, along with adding two assists in two games during the 2020 BDO CSSHL Championships.
The Langley, B.C. product recorded 10 points (3-7-10) in 22 games with the West Van U15 Prep team during the 2018-19 season.
The Blazers selected the six-foot defenceman in the first round, 19th overall, at the 2020 WHL Bantam Draft.