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Arizona players chosen in annual NAHL Draft


Five players with Arizona ties were selected in the North American Hockey League Draft, which was conducted on June 4.

All five are former or current players with the Jr. Coyotes as well.


Forward Ryan Bottrill (Chandler) went in the third round (75th overall) to the Janesville Jets, while defenseman Jeremy Gabriele (Scottsdale) was taken in the fourth round (96th overall) by the Springfield Jr. Blues.

In the sixth round, forward Sean Bunting (Phoenix) was drafted 139th overall by the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights, followed by forward Logan Bellar (Flagstaff) going to the New Mexico Ice Wolves in the seventh round (158th overall).

Forward Riley Stuart (Phoenix) rounded out the Arizona picks, being taken by the Jamestown Rebels in the ninth round (230th overall).

(June 5, 2019)