Three Wheat Kings off to camp, one joins coaching ranks

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Photo: (Brandon Wheat Kings)

Some Wheat King news for you today.

Logan Thompson, last seasons starting goalie for the Wheat Kings, will attend the rookie camp of the NHL’s Las Vegas Golden Knights.

Tyler Coulter will attend the Arizona Coyotes rookie camp. Coulter, who completed his junior eligibility last season with the Wheat Kings, has also signed a deal with the ECHL’s Allen Americans for 17/18.

Rugged blueliner, Dmitry Osipov has been invited to the camp of the AHL’s Chicago Wolves. Like Coulter, Osipov finished his junior career in Brandon last season after being acquired by the the team at the WHL’s trade deadline.

Travis Young, who played several seasons with the Wheat Kings, has been named the new head coach of the Valley Wildcats of the Maritime Junior Hockey League. Young, from Souris, played 5 seasons in the WHL with both Brandon and Prince Albert. He then played for several seasons with the Acadia U Axemen before his career was cut short by concussion related issues.