Pankey, Tamelin Sign WHL Agreements

Brayden Pankey and Ryan Tamelin have signed WHL Scholarship and Development Agreements with their respective clubs.

Pankey spent the 2019/20 CSSHL season with the Pursuit of Excellence (POE) U15 Prep team. In 28 games the Spokane, WA defenseman recorded 1 goal and 1 assist. Pankey has signed with the Wenatchee Wild, and has since played two WHL games with the club.

A netminder from Invermere, BC, Tamelin has spent the last three seasons in the CSSHL with Okanagan Hockey Academy (OHA). Tamelin would join OHA for the 2021/22 U16 Prep season, playing in 13 games. He would spend last season with their U17 Prep team, playing 19 games and recording a 2.35 GAA, .928 SV%, and a 12-4-2 record with 2 shutouts.

This season Tamelin has played 7 games with a 6-1-0 record, 1.71 GAA, .938 SV% and 2 shutouts, earning him the CSSHL U18 Prep Division October Player of the Month. Tamelin has signed with the Victoria Royals after originally being selected in the ninth round, 183rd overall at the 2021 WHL Draft by the Spokane Chiefs.