CSSHL Netminders Sign in WHL

CSSHL netminders Armaan Kaila and Eric Tu have signed Western Hockey League (WHL) Scholarship and Development Agreements.

Undrafted in the 2022 WHL Draft, Kaila has signed with the Tri-City Americans after an impressive performance at their training camp. The Ladner, BC netminder has spent the last three CSSHL seasons with Delta Hockey Academy.

During the 2020/21 season he would play four games for the Delta U15 team. In 2021/22 Kaila would suit-up for the Delta Green U15 Prep team, playing 15 games and posting a 3.23 GAA, .887 SV%, 1 shutout and an 8-6-0 record. Kaila would play all five playoff games for Delta at the 2022 CSSHL Western Championships, posting a 5-0-0 record, 1 shutout, 1.80 GAA and .935 SV% as Delta captured the 2022 U15 Prep CSSHL Western Championship.

This season Kaila would go 11-5-0 with a 3.05 GAA, .894 SV% and 1 shutout in 16 games with the Delta U17 Prep team. At the 2023 CSSHL Western Championships he would post a 1.82 GAA, .942 SV% and go 2-0-1 with his lone loss being in overtime of the 2023 CSSHL Western Championships Finals,

Tu has spent the last two seasons in the CSSHL with St. George’s. The White Rock, BC netminder joined the program in 2021/22, playing 19 games with the U15 team. He would post a 5-11-0 record with a 4.13 GAA and .912 SV% en route to being named the CSSHL U15 Top Goaltender Award.

Selected in the second round, 31st overall by the Calgary Hitmen at the 2023 WHL Draft, Tu would play 18 games for the St. George’s U15 Prep team this season. He would go 12-5-1 with a 2.73 GAA and .914 SV% while being nominated for the CSSHL U15 Prep Top Goaltender Award.