GIANTS SIGN 8TH OVERALL PICK BRETT OLSON
For Immediate Release: May 19, 2023
Graphic by: Diana Hong
The Vancouver Giants have signed eighth overall pick Brett Olson, General Manager Barclay Parneta announced this morning. For the second consecutive day, a player from the Giants 2023 Draft Class has signed a WHL Scholarship & Development Agreement.
Brett Olson – Round 1, 8th Overall
Brett Olson (Spruce Grove, AB) was selected eighth overall by the Vancouver Giants in the 2023 WHL Prospects Draft last Thursday. Olson, a 6’2 forward, scored 13 goals and added 17 assists this season in 35 games with the St. Albert Raiders U18 AAA. He also played at the Canada Winter Games for Team Alberta where he racked up 3 points in 5 games.
“The Giants are pleased to have Brett and the Olson family join the Vancouver Giants organization,” said Giants General Manager Barclay Parneta. “Brett has displayed remarkable on-ice awareness and commitment to playing the game the right way. His size, power, and skill have set him apart and will lend well to much success in the future. The Vancouver Giants are excited to be a part of Brett’s development and help him achieve his fullest potential.”