The Truro Bearcats have selected goaltender Eli James as a Territorial Draft Pick ahead of the 2022 MHL Entry Draft.
The 16-year-old from Valley, N.S. spent last season with Weeks Majors U-18 where he posted a record of 3-12-0 in 19 games with a 4.29 GAA and .866 SV%. In the Playoffs, James was 3-3-0 with a 2.86 GAA and .923 SV%. He was with the Truro Bearcats U-15 squad in 2020-21 where he went 12-1-0 with a 0.99 GAA and .952 SV% in the regular season, followed by a 4-0-0 record in the playoffs with a 0.91 GAA and .960 SV%.
James was drafted in the 5th round of the recent QMJHL Draft by the Moncton Wildcats.
The 2022 MHL Entry Draft is Friday, July 15th starting at 7 p.m.