Sioux Falls, SD - The Sioux Falls Jr Stampede AAA Tier 1 Program is proud to announce that 2000 born Defensman, Ryan Miley, has signed a contract agreement that is in effect for the 2017-2018 season with the Portland Winterhawks of the WHL.
Miley, a member of the Jr Stampede 16U team, becomes the first player to sign with a WHL franchise in Jr Stampede program history.
"Ryan is not only the first player from our program, but from South Dakota, to sign with a WHL team. It is a big accomplishment for Ryan, his family, and all that have supported his development,” said Head Coach, Noëlle Needham.
The 6,0”, 180 pound Brookings, SD native who is in his first season with the Sioux Falls Jr. Stampede 16U AAA Tier 1 program, has produced 40 pts through 53 games.
“Ryan’s development in his first season of playing with the Jr Stampede has been impressive and is something that he took seriously. He came in to the season knowing that opportunities would have to be earned, and he did that,” said Head Coach, Noëlle Needham.
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