Four CSSHL Student-Athletes Sign in WHL

Four CSSHL student-athletes have signed WHL Scholarship and Development Agreements with their respective teams.

Rowan Guest has spent the last two seasons with the Pacific Coast Hockey Academy (PCHA) U18 Prep team. In 60 career games the Saskatoon, SK defenseman recorded 17 goals and 38 assists. Guest has signed with the Kelowna Rockets after they selected him in the 11th round at the 2021 WHL Draft.

Undrafted to the WHL, Connor Pankratz will join Guest, having signed with the Rockets. The West Vancouver, BC forward started his CSSHL career in 2019/20 with the North Shore Warriors U15 team, capturing a CSSHL U15 Western Championship. He would move to St. George’s the following season, spending one season each with the U15 Prep and U17 Prep teams before playing for their U18 Prep team the last two years. He finished the 2023/24 season with 48 points in 29 games as captain of the U18 Prep team.

A forward from Kelowna, BC, Cameron Norrie has played the last four seasons in the CSSHL. He joined Okanagan Hockey Academy in 2020/21 playing one season each with their U15, U15 Prep and U16 Prep teams. During the 2023/24 season he joined the RHA Kelowna U18 Prep team, tallying 34 points in 30 games. Undrafted to the WHL, Norrie has signed with the Lethbridge Hurricanes.

A fourth round pick by the Spokane Chiefs at the 2023 WHL Draft, Rhett Sather spent the 2023/24 season with the Calgary International Hockey Academy (CIHA) U17 Prep team. In 29 games the Cochrane, AB defender tallied 10 goals and 20 assists. He added two assists in five playoff games as CIHA captured the 2024 CSSHL U17 Prep Western Championship title.