The Edmonton Oil Kings have signed RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna student-athlete Cage Smith to a Western Hockey League (WHL) Scholarship and Development Agreement.
The Brooks, AB forward was selected in the third round, 57th overall at the 2023 WHL Draft. Smith becomes the fourth Canadian Sport School Hockey League (CSSHL) student-athlete from the 2023 Oil Kings draft class to sign with the team.
Smith joined RHA Kelowna for the 2022/23 CSSHL U15 Prep season. In 27 games Smith would record 51 points, good enough for third in team scoring. He would add 13 points in 5 playoff games as RHA Kelowna reached the finals of the 2023 CSSHL U15 Prep Western Championships.