Swift Current, SK – The Swift Current Broncos in association with the Canadian Hockey League announced today that blue liner Artyom Minulin will compete in the 2017 Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game at Centre Vidéotron in Quebec City on Monday January 30, 2017.
Minulin is amongst 40 CHL players, including 15 WHL players that will compete in the 22nd annual showcase of the event and he will suit up for Team Cherry.
Minulin has recorded 26 points (6g-20a) while playing in all 32 games this season. The 6-2, 200 lb. blue liner has registered 59 points (11g-48a) in 104 career WHL games all with the Broncos.
“The Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game provides a unique opportunity for NHL scouts and General Managers to evaluate top CHL talent for the 2017 NHL Draft in a best-on-best competition,” said NHL Central Scouting Director Dan Marr. “It’s also a unique opportunity for the players to take advantage of the spotlight in what is consistently an exciting and highly competitive showcase.”
The native of Tyumen, Russia is eligible for the 2017 NHL Draft and is listed on NHL Central Scouting’s Players to Watch list throughout this season. Minulin was drafted by the Broncos with the 29th overall selection in the 2015 CHL Import Draft.
“As the Official Paint of the CHL, Sherwin-Williams is proud to sponsor the 2017 Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game,” said Paul Clifford, President and General Manager, Sherwin-Williams. “We take great pride in making a difference in the communities we serve and we look forward to celebrating this great sport alongside these talented hockey players and their fans across Canada.”
Team Cherry and Team Orr coaching staffs in addition to captains and alternates will be announced at a later date.
The 2017 Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game is proudly supported by title partner Sherwin-Williams, and CHL associate sponsors CIBC, Cooper Tire, and autoTRADER.ca. The game will be broadcast live on Sportsnet and TVA Sports.
Tickets are still available through the box office at 1-855-790-1245 or visit Ticketmaster to purchase online.
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