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:
Draft: 2017 Bantam Draft, 9th Round, 183 overall
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.”
Games Played – 11
Goals – 0
Assists – 9
Points – 9