Bantam Draft Player Profile: Cam Newson

In limited action this past season, Hitmen ninth-round pick Cam Newson was able to make an impression with his physical presence and responsible play in his own end. 

Here’s a quick run-down of the defenceman:

Cam Newson

Draft: 2017 Bantam Draft, 9th Round, 183 overall

Height: 5-foot-11

Weight: 154-lb.

Hometown: Surrey, B.C.

Bantam Team: Semiahmoo Ravens Bantam A1

Age Started Skating: 3 years old

Age Started Playing Hockey: 5 years old

Favourite Player: Victor Hedman – “He’s a big two-way defenceman that I try to model my game to.” 

Favourite Team: Pittsburgh Penguins

Favourite Hockey Memory: Regina AAA Classic

Play Style: A big physical two-way defenceman who is responsible in his own end, while being able to contribute to the offence.

Feeling On Being Drafted By The Hitmen: “I’m really excited to be drafted by a great organization. It was unreal to see my name and a huge honour.”

2016/17 Stats

Games Played – 11

Goals – 0

Assists – 9

Points – 9



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