Former Yale Student-Athletes Ink NHL Contracts

Former Yale Hockey Academy student-athletes Parker Bell and Sawyer Mynio have signed NHL Entry Level Contracts.

Bell spent the 2017/18 U15 Prep season in the CSSHL with the Yale U15 Prep team, In 20 games the Estevan, SK forward recorded 3 goals and 7 assists leading to the Tri-City Americans selecting him in the fifth round, 102nd overall at the 2018 Western Hockey League (WHL) Draft.

In 2019/20 Bell would join Tri-City, ultimately spending four seasons with the team, In 180 WHL games Bell tallied 44 goals and 76 assists. The Calgary Flames would select Bell in the fifth round, 155th overall at the 2022 NHL Draft.

A defenseman from Kamloops, BC, Mynio posted 23 points in 23 U15 Prep games during the 2019/20 CSSHL season. The Seattle Thunderbirds would go on to select him in the third round, 63rd overall at the 2020 WHL Draft.

Mynio has spent the last two seasons in the WHL with Seattle, recording 42 points ion 115 games while helping the team capture a 2022 WHL Championship. The Vancouver Canucks selected Mynio in the third round, 89th overall at the 2023 NHL Draft.