The Americans are for real. After a full four days spent in Whitby watching minor midget hockey at the Silver Stick tournament, that’s the visible takeaway for most. Most of the buzz around the upcoming OHL draft had been circulating around the strong American contingency of players in this age-group, this weekend they showed it …
Jake Jeffrey highlights some of the top players to come out of the 2005 OHL Priority Selection
Oshawa leads the way with three invitees, while Ottawa, Mississauga, Guelph and Sault Ste. Marie each had two players invited. Also there’s plenty of minor hockey connections among the OHLers selected.
In a new segment this year, AOHL Podcast Host Jake Jeffrey will take a look back at an OHL draft, highlighting some of the surprises, some of the top picks, and whatever else that particular draft has to offer.
It was a day Ryan McGregor had thought about since he first laced up his skates as a young kid in Burlington, and it couldn’t have gone any better for the Sarnia Sting forward.
There are 66 major midget teams in Ontario and about 600 players eligible for the Under-18 Draft. Anthony Cirelli, signed as a Free Agent by Oshawa after a year of Major Midget, would have been eligible.
Six OHLers ranked “A” by Central Scouting: Ivan Lodnia, Mackenzie Entwistle, Matthew Strome, Nicolas Hague, Owen Tippett and Gabriel Vilardi.