The Winnipeg Ice will be selecting sixth and 39th overall when the Western Hockey League stages its inaugural U.S. Prospects Draft on March 25.
The Red Deer Rebels won a league lottery will select first overall from the pool of eligible 2005-born players.
The draft will consist of two rounds and 44 picks. Each WHL franchise will be allowed to make two selections. The Brandon Wheat Kings will be choosing 17th and 28th overall.
Players eligible for the U.S. Prospects Draft will be players residing in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
Players not selected will remain eligible to be selected in the WHL Bantam Draft, scheduled by May 7 in Red Deer.