Winnipeg, MB – The Winnipeg ICE Hockey Club announced today that they have signed their fourth-round selection from the 2020 WHL Bantam Draft, Ashton Cumby (80th overall) to a WHL Standard Player Agreement.
The 2005-born defenseman is 6’4, 195lbs, and played for the Lloydminster Bobcats Bantam AAA team in the Alberta Major Bantam Hockey League. Cumby scored 13 goals and 9 assists for 22 points in 30 games this past season while accumulating 66 penalty minutes.
The Bonnyville, AB product recorded four goals and five assists for nine points in the team’s eight-game playoff run.
“Ashton is a player we feel will continue the steady improvement he has made in his game this past season..” said Jake Heisinger, Vice President of Hockey Operations and Assistant General Manager. “He is hard to play against and can defend against other teams top players. He will be an important part of our blue line in the future.”
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