Brandon Wheat Kings Luka Burzan and Braden Schneider were both named to the Team WHL roster which will compete against Team Russia at the 2019 CIBC Canada Russia Series on November 13 and 14 in Saskatoon and Prince Albert. Burzan, a forward, was drafted by the Colorado Avalanche in the 6th round (#171 overall) in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. NHL Central Scouting has identified Schneider on its ‘Players to Watch’ list as a top-ranked prospect for the 2020 NHL Draft.
Brandon’s Calen Addison was also named to the team. He is currently a member of the Lethbridge Hurricanes and was a draft pick of the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2018.