Four Airdrie-born hockey players are currently finding success in the Western Hockey League.
Wyatt Pisarczyk, Josh Davies, Keagan Slaney and Noah Degenstein are all enjoying their seasons with their respective teams.
Selected 29th overall in the 2022 WHL Prospects Draft by the Calgary Hitmen. While currently in his rookie season and has 21 games played, garnering six assists during the regular season.
Pisarczyk played for the U15 AAA Airdrie Xtreme from 2019 until 2022. He garnered 75 games played, 21 goals and 49 assists. In his one season with the U18 AAA Airdrie CFR Bison, Pisarczyk had five goals and 11 assists in 21 games played. When his season ended with the Bison, he spent some time with the AJHL Drayton Valley Thunder.
The Hitmen's next game is Wednesday against the Swift Current Broncos.
Keagan Slaney, currently on the Regina Pats is in his final season of junior hockey. So far this year, he has two goals and two assists in 22 games played.
Slaney has spent his previous seasons playing for the Edmonton Oil Kings and Calgary Hitmen. In 175 career games, Slaney has a total of 34 points, 10 goals and 24 assists.
The Regina Pats next game is Friday night against the Kamloops Blazers.
Noah Degenstein is in his rookie season with the Moose Jaw Warriors. Degenstein was drafted in the 2022 WHL Prospect Draft by the Warriors in the second round 36th overall. So far this season, he has 2 assists in 16 games.
Degenstein grew up playing with Edge School prep U15 and U16 teams. Last season he played for the Airdrie CFR Bisons U18 AAA. In 36 games played, he had eight goals and 11 assists for a total of 19 points.
Moose Jaw plays Wednesday against the Red Deer Rebels.
Josh Davies is having a stellar season with the Portland Winterhawks in his final season of junior hockey, in 22 games he has a total of 31 points, 19 goals and 12 assists.
Previously, Davies spent his whole junior career playing with the Swift Current Broncos. Over the course of four seasons, he accrued 79 points in 149 games.
Davies was selected with the 186th overall pick in the 6th round in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft by the Florida Panthers and hopes to play with either the Panthers or their affiliate the Charlotte Checkers next season.
The Winterhawks' next game is also Friday night against the Spokane Chiefs.
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