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IceRays select 14 in 2019 NAHL Draft

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – In preparation for the 2019-20 season, the Corpus Christi IceRays made
14 selections in the 2019 North American Hockey League Draft on Tuesday.

The 2019 NAHL Draft has concluded."Today was a very important day for our organization. I believe we made great…

Posted by Corpus Christi IceRays on Tuesday, June 4, 2019

“Today was a very important day for our organization,” said IceRays Head Coach/GM Ryan Cruthers.
“I believe we made great strides in strengthening our roster. Through the scouting process headed by
Mike Mondoux, we were able to draft extremely talented players. I want to thank Mike, Al Rooney and
our entire scouting staff for all their hard work leading up to the Draft. I’m very excited to see all of our
draft picks at Main Camp as we get closer to finalizing our roster for next season.”


  • 1st Rd./12th overall – Artur Turanksy, F (Bratislava, Slovakia/Selects Academy)
  • 2nd/38th – Kyle Kawamura, F (Franklin, TN/Omaha Lancers)
  • 3rd/54th – Tyler Orban, D (Stittsville, ON/Nepean Raiders)
  • 3rd/55th – Corey Clifton, F (Matawan, NJ/Surrey Eagles)
  • 5th/120th – Stephen Kyrkostas, F (Selden, NY/Selects Academy)
  • 6th/142nd – Jan Lasak, F (Banska Bystrica, Slovaka/South Florida Hockey Academy)
  • 7th/161st – Owen Kelly, D (Orchard Lake, MI/Fort McMurray Oil Barons)
  • 8th/194th – Colton Sipperley, F (Tampa, FL/Ohio Blue Jackets)
  • 9th/220th – TJ Schweighardt, D (Wayne, NJ/Jersey Hitmen)
  • 10th/246th – Huston Karpman, F (Manhattan Beach, CA/Shattuck-St. Mary’s)
  • 11th/272nd – Zachary Murray, F (Alexandria, VA/Washington Little Capitals)
  • 12th/298th – Tod Philibert, D (Laval, QC/Montreal-Est Rangers)
  • 13th/324th – Hunter Garvey, G (San Diego, CA/Team Illinois)
  • 14th/350th – Porter Haney, F (Duluth, MN/Rochester Grizzlies)

All draft picks, returning players and additional invites will participate in the team’s Main Camp July
25-28 at Fraser Hockeyland in Metro Detroit.

The 2019-20 NAHL schedule will be released in the coming weeks. For more information on the
IceRays, call 361-814-PUCK (7825) or visit

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