Team Saskatchewan Announces Male U-16 Roster for 2019 WHL CUP

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019 - The Saskatchewan Hockey Association and SaskFirst High-Performance program has announced the 20 players that will be part of Team Saskatchewan’s Male Under-16 program for the 2019-20 season.

The roster is compiled of 2004 born athletes and features six (6) players that were selected in the 1st or 2nd rounds of the 2019 Western Hockey League (WHL) Bantam Draft. Those players include; Kevin Korchinski (1st Round, #10 Overall, Seattle Thunderbirds), Dylan Ernst (2nd Rd., #28 Overall, Kamloops Blazers), Hunter Mayo (2nd Rd., #23 Overall, Red Deer Rebels), Kalem Parker (2nd Rd., #32 Overall, Victoria Royals), Carter Dereniwsky (2nd Rd., #39 Overall, Victoria Royals) and Kyren Gronick (2nd Rd., #26 Overall, Prince George Cougars).

Team Saskatchewan’s Male Under-16 roster for the 2019 WHL CUP includes:

  • Goaltenders: Ethan Chadwick (Saskatoon) and Dylan Ernst (Weyburn)
  • Defenseman: Tre Fouquette (Warman), Kevin Korchinski (Saskatoon), Hunter Mayo (Saskatoon), Logan McCutcheon (Saskatoon), Kalem Parker (Clavet) and Cole Tanchuk (Shellbrook)
  • Forwards: Kobie Anderson (North Battleford), Carter Briltz (Regina), Mason Bueckert (Saskatoon), Carter Cormier (Kindersley), Carter Dereniwsky (Canora), Kyren Gronick (Regina), Parker Lalonde (Aberdeen), Jhett Larson (Delisle), Jakin Lawrence (Rosetown), Kylynn Olafson (Lanigan), Tye Spencer (Saskatoon) and Vaughn Watterodt (Rosetown)

“The staff and I are extremely proud of the group we selected and we look forward to competing at the WHL Cup in October against the best in Western Canada.”

- Joel Houseman, Senior Coordinator of High Performance.


Leading the team onto the ice this season is Head Coach, Devan Praught along with Assistant Coaches; Rod Dallman, Richie Regehr and Ryan McDonald. Joining the coaching staff is Equipment Manager Josh Brown, Athletic Therapist Adam O’Neill and the Scouting staff of Bill Gibson and Taras McEwen.

The team will travel to Calgary, AB. to take part in the 2019 WHL Cup from October 20th- 27th. The WHL Cup tournament brings together the four (4) western branches; the Saskatchewan Hockey Association, B.C. Hockey, Hockey Manitoba and Hockey Alberta.


The WHL CUP features the highest rated players in the Under-16 age category representing the four Western Provinces of Alberta, BC, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. The four team round robin tournament format is the first step in the Hockey Canada Program of Excellence.

For more information please contact:
Joel Houseman
Senior Coordinator of High Performance 
Director of Operations Team Saskatchewan 
Saskatchewan Hockey Association
Tel (306) 789-5101  

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