The Vancouver Giants have signed Canadian Sport School Hockey League (CSSHL) alum Cole Shepard to a standard Western Hockey League (WHL) Player Agreement.
Shepard, 17, attended the Delta Hockey Academy from 2016 to 2018, most recently playing on their Midget Prep team where he amassed 53 points (19-34-53) in 34 games, along with adding four points (2-2-4) in four games at the 2018 BDO CSSHL Championships.
The previous season, Shepard recorded 47 points (19-28-47) in 30 games with the Delta Bantam Prep team.
The West Vancouver, B.C. product spent this past season with the British Columbia Hockey League’s (BCHL) Penticton Vees, where he tallied 24 points (7-17-24) in 53 games.
Shepard was selected by the Giants in the second round, 33rd overall, at the 2017 WHL Bantam Draft.