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2017 OHL Under-18 Priority Selection Recap

By Ontario Minor Hockey Association, 04/12/17, 8:45PM EDT


First ever OHL Midget Draft results

The inaugural OHL Under-18 Priority Selection draft wrapped up on Wednesday night for Midget-aged players to be selected by OHL teams.

The first player selected in this new draft format was Hamilton Jr. Bulldogs defenceman Victor Hadfield, who was chosen by the Barrie Colts. He was the first of six OMHA players selected in the first round.

The Ontario Minor Hockey Association led the way with 32 players from 16 teams, including the first overall pick in Hadfield. The Niagara North Stars and Hamilton Jr. Bulldogs both had 5 players selected while the OMHA  Midget AAA Champion Oakville Rangers had two players drafted. See a full list of all the OMHA players chosen at the bottom of the page.

More information, including a full draft list, can be found here.

2017 OHL Under-18 Priority Draft Recap

Round Pick Name OHL Team OMHA Team Position
1 1 Victor Hadfield Barrie Colts Hamilton Jr. Bulldogs D
1 4 Nate Boomhower Saginaw Spirit Quinte Red Devils F
1 6 Creed Jones Ottawa 67's Central Ontario Wolves G
1 7 Emmett Serensits Sudbury Wolves Oakville Rangers D
1 9 James White Flint Firebirds Central Ontario Wolves F
1 20 Matthew Giannini Erie Otters Hamilton Jr. Bulldogs F
2 21 Pierce Charleson Barrie Colts Barrie Jr. Colts G
2 25 Jaleel Adams Niagara IceDogs Niagara North Stars F
2 26 Rizvan Mansurov Ottawa 67's Richmond Hill Coyotes F
2 30 Paul O'Doherty Hamilton Bulldogs Markham Waxers D
2 37 Jared Hill London Knights Hamilton Jr. Bulldogs F
2 39 Madoka Suzuki Owen Sound Attack Quinte Red Devils F
3 45 Riley Eberhardt Niagara Ice Dogs Niagara North Stars G
3 47 Nicholas Soehner Sudbury Wolves York-Simcoe Express F
3 48 Reagan Gies Sarnia Sting Guelph Jr. Gryphons G
3 50 Lucas Felicetti Hamilton Bulldogs Hamilton Jr. Bulldogs F
3 54 Dante Tesoro Oshawa Generals Hamilton Jr. Bulldogs D
3 55 Blake Curran Peterborough Petes Peterborough Minor Petes G
3 58 Pierce Nelson Soo Greyhounds Quinte Red Devils G
4 62 Alex Hotchkiss Guelph Storm Grey-Bruce Highlanders F
4 63 Will Barber North Bay Battalion Oakville Rangers G
4 65 Brendan Guignard Niagara IceDogs Burlington Eagles D
4 70 Jordan Simpson Hamilton Bulldogs Niagara North Stars D
4 72 Anthony Tremonte Kitchener Rangers Niagara North Stars G
4 73 Austin Heinrich Mississauga Steelheads York-Simcoe Express F
4 77 Jacob Smith London Knights North Central Predators D
5 81 Jacob Breckles Barrie Colts Richmond Hill Coyotes D
5 89 Parker Sutton Hamilton Bulldogs Central Ontario Wolves D
5 90 Ryan Ralph Kingston Frontenacs Kingston Jr. Frontenacs F
5 91 Ben Addison Kitchener Rangers Central Ontario Wolves D
5 93 Graeme McCrory Peterborough Petes Whitby Wildcats F
5 96 Evan Miller Erie Otters Niagara North Stars F

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