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The Aberdeen Wings took part in the annual NAHL entry draft Tuesday, selecting 10 players in the process.  Center Thomas Weis, an 18 year old from Madison Wisconsin was selected by Wichita Falls with the top overall pick.   


The Wings selections went as follows:
1st round (23rd overall) – Will Arquiett F, Brasher Falls New York
2nd round (50th overall) – Jayden McCarthy F, Morris Manitoba
3rd round (77th overall) – Tanner Daniels F, Edinboro Pennsylvania
4th round (104th overall) – Dylan Thackeray D, White City Saskatchewan
5th round (114th overall) – Marshall Walker D, Sheboygan Wisconsin
5th round (127th overall) – Devon Carlstrom D, Palm Beach Garden Florida
5th round (131st overall) – Dominik Wasik G, Superior Colorado
6th round (158th overall) – Michael Stevens F, Massapequa New York
7th round (185th overall) – William Gilson D, Old Greenwich Connecticut
8th round (212th overall) – Ryne Mohrman D, Mounds View Minnesota


Wings head coach Scott Langer gave his thoughts on how the draft went for Aberdeen…





With the team’s first overall pick Aberdeen selected forward Will Arquiett.  Arquiett plays center, is a 2000 birth year from Brasher Falls New York.  He stands 5’7, 154lbs, and plays for the Cowichan Valley Capitals of the British Columbia Hockey League. 


Langer says he was surprised Arquiett was still there when they drafted at 23…




All these players and more will next head to West Fargo North Dakota to take part in the Wings main camp August 6th through the 9th.  There players were get their chance to make the roster.  Langer says the draft is very important in strengthening the roster year in and year out…