DAUPHIN, MB - With less than a week to go before the MJHL Draft in Winnipeg (June 9th), the Dauphin Kings have named their auto-protected players.
This year the Kings are protecting forward Rylan Gibbs (2004) and D-man Marco Bodnarski (2004) both of the Bantam AAA Parkland Rangers program.
Gibbs played 36 games last season with the Rangers, putting up 16 goals and 20 assists for 36 points. He stands at 5'8 and 120 pounds.
Bodnarski is 5'9 and 150 pounds. The defencemen put up a goal and nine assists for 10 points in 36 contests for the Bantam Rangers.
Kings Head Coach & General Manager Doug Hedley discusses both players starting with Gibbs...
The MJHL Draft happens on Sunday June 9th in Winnipeg. It begins at 9:00am. Fans can follow the Kings for live updates on the team's picks on Twitter with a full recap to be posted after the event!
Check out where the Kings pick below.