Raiders Sign Pair of Goalies

The Prince Albert Raiders have signed a pair of netminders to WHL Scholarship and Development Agreements.

A third round pick, 49th overall at the 2023 WHL Draft by the Raiders, Steele Bass is in his third season in the CSSHL. The High River, AB product joined RINK Hockey Academy Kelowna for the 2021/22 U15 Prep season, recording a 13-2-1 record with 2 shutouts, a .930 SV% and 2.41 GAA. Last season Bass played 14 U15 Prep games, finishing with a 13-1-0 record, 3 shutouts, a .916 SV% and a 2.06 GAA. This season Bass is playing for the RHA Kelowna U18 Prep team. He owns a 5-1-1 record, .900 SV% and a 3.21 GAA.

Nathan Preston spent four seasons in the CSSHL with Okanagan Hockey Academy. The Penticton, BC goalie joined his hometown OHA in 2019/20, playing 19 U15 games. Preston would play 6 U16 Prep games the next season, followed by 19 for OHA White U17 Prep the following year. Last season Preston played for the OHA U18 Prep team, finishing with an 8-6-1 record, 4 shutouts, .923 SV% and a 2.13 GAA.