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Lethbridge’s Ridly Greig selected in first round of 2020 NHL Draft

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For the third time ever, a Lethbridge native has been chosen in the first round of a National Hockey League Draft.

Ridly Greig was take 28th overall Monday night by Ottawa, in what was the Senators’ third selection of the opening round.

Greig is expected to bring grit and talent to the Ottawa Senators.

The 5-foot-11, 175 pound forward enjoyed career highs in goals (26), assists (34), and points (60) through 56 games in 2019-20 with Brandon. He’s played his entire junior career with the Wheat Kings.

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Through 123 career WHL regular season appearances, Greig has collected 96 points (40G-56A).

Greig was also one of seven Western Hockey League players selected in round one.

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Patrick Siedlecki

Pat has been a mainstay in the CJOC News department from the time the station launched in 2007. He’s been in the position of News Director since then and has been anchoring daily news casts as well as reporting and working behind the scenes.

Community is important to him and keeping CJOC listeners and readers informed about what’s happening across southern Alberta and beyond.

Pat has been in radio broadcasting for the past 24 years, starting in Port Alberni on Vancouver Island in 1997 and then moving up island to Nanaimo for another few years before heading to Lethbridge in 2007.

Pat grew up in the small Saskatchewan farming town of Foam Lake. After high school, he went to Western Academy Broadcasting College (WABC) in Saskatoon prior to moving to the island.

Pat also spent several years broadcasting hockey in the BCHL as well as seven years as the radio voice of the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the WHL.

Pat has been working at Cornerstone Funeral Home in Lethbridge as a Certified Life Celebrant and Funeral Assistant since 2016.

News and sports have always been Pat’s passion from the time he was a teenager and he’s always been grateful to have had the opportunity to make that part of what’s been a fun and long radio career!

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