SWIFT CURRENT, SK – The Swift Current Broncos announced today they have signed forward Van Eger to a Western Hockey League Standard Player Agreement. He was drafted 88th overall in the 2020 WHL Bantam Draft
Eger, from Willow Bunch, Sask., played the 2019-20 season with the Notre Dame Hounds of the Canadian Sport School U15 League, scoring 18 goals and 18 assists in 30 games. He also served as team captain. Eger also dressed in four games for the Notre Dame Hounds U18 team, scoring once.
He was teammates with another Broncos 2020 draft pick on the Hounds, 67th overall pick Nolan Stevenson.
Eger is the fifth member of the 2020 draft class to sign with the team joining first-round pick Brady Birnie, second-round picks Rylan Gould and Grayson Burzynski and third-round pick Liam Saxberg.