Petrovic selected to prospects game

Red Deer Rebels defenceman Alex Petrovic is one of 13 Western Hockey League players selected to play in the 2010 CHL/NHL Top Prospects game Jan. 20 in Windsor, Ont.

Medicine Hat Tiger Bretton Cameron and Red Deer Rebel Alex Petrovic mix it up at the Centrium.

Red Deer Rebels defenceman Alex Petrovic is one of 13 Western Hockey League players selected to play in the 2010 CHL/NHL Top Prospects game Jan. 20 in Windsor, Ont. The 2009 event was held in Oshawa, Ont., and featured all 16 CHL players that were selected in the first round of the 2009 NHL entry draft, including the New York Islanders’ first overall pick John Tavares. In addition to Tavares, seven other NHL stars have participated in the Home Hardware CHL/NHL Top Prospects game before being selected first overall, including Chris Phillips, Joe Thornton, Vincent Lecavalier, Rick Nash, Marc-Andre Fleury, Patrick Kane, and Steven Stamkos. The rosters were selected by the 30 NHL general managers with NHL Central Scouting and include 18 players from the Ontario Hockey League, 13 players from the WHL, and nine players from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

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