TIGERS SELECT GORDON-CARROLL & DAVIDSON IN US PROSPECTS DRAFT
Medicine Hat, AB – The Medicine Hat Tigers are proud to announce their two picks in this morning’s WHL US Priority Draft.
With the ninth selection in the US Draft, the Tigers selected Shaeffer Gordon-Carroll (Salt Lake City, UT) from the Chicago Mission U14AAA program as a part of the High Performance Hockey League.
Gordon-Carroll had 20 points (12 goals, 8 assists) in 15 games in the 2022-23 season.
Tigers Director of Player Personnel Bobby Fox says Gordon-Carroll has all the tools to be a great Tiger.
“Schaefer is a power forward with speed and strength,” he says. “He plays a diverse game having offensive flare while being strong in battles and on the puck.”
In the second round of the US Draft with the 31st pick, the Tigers selected Noah Davidson, (Irvine, CA) from the LA Junior Kings U14AAA program.
In the 2022-23 season, Davidson had 107 points (60 goals, 47 assists) in 51 games played.
Fox says the team was happy to add Davidson to the prospect pool.
“Noah is another good-sized forward with power elements, a nice set of hands, and a heavy shot. He demonstrates strong play in all three zones and has a strong will to get to the net.”
Next up for the Tigers is the 2023 WHL Prospects Draft Thursday morning starting at 9:30 AM MT/ST where the Tigers will select 9th overall in the 1st round.
Keep an eye on the Tigers social media channels & website for all the latest WHL Draft coverage.