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NHL Draft Recap

By Ontario Minor Hockey Association, 06/26/17, 1:45PM EDT


11 OMHA Grads Selected in NHL Draft

The OMHA is extremely proud of its 11 graduates who were chosen in the 2017 NHL Draft over the weekend and who are now one step closer to their NHL dreams. The six forwards, four defencemen and one goalie look to make an impact in the next phase of their hockey careers.

Hockey teaches our youth character, respect and commitment while players enjoy spending time with friends and skill-building at the same time. We wish all of our graduates the best of luck in their futures on and off the ice.

Gabriel Vilardi - Round 1, Los Angeles Kings

Robert Thomas - Round 1, St. Louis Blues

Morgan Frost - Round 1, Philadelphia Flyers

Conor Timmins - Round 2, Colorado Avalanche

Jonah Gadjovich - Round 2, Vancouver Canucks

Matt Villata - Round 3, Los Angeles Kings

Johnny Kovacevic - Round 3, Winnipeg Jets

Ryan McGregor - Round 6, Toronto Maple Leafs

Trent Bourque - Round 6, St. Louis Blues

Matt Brassard - Round 7, Vancouver Canucks

Brady Gilmour - Round 7, Detroit Red Wings

Name Hometown Position OMHA Team Drafted
Gabriel Vilardi Kingston F Kingston Jr. Frontenacs Los Angeles (1, 11)
Robert Thomas Aurora F York-Simcoe Express St. Louis (1, 20)
Morgan Frost Barrie F Barrie Jr. Colts Philadelphia (1, 27)
Conor Timmins Thorold D Southern Tier Admirals Colorado (2, 32)
Jonah Gadjovich Whitby F Whitby Wildcats Vancouver (2, 55)
Matt Villata Kingston G Kingston Jr. Frontenacs Los Angeles (3, 72)
Johnny Kovacevic Grimsby D Niagara Falls Rivermen Winnipeg (3, 74)
Ryan McGregor Burlington F Burlington Eagles Toronto (6, 172)
Trent Bourque Burlington D Hamilton Jr. Bulldogs St. Louis (6, 175)
Matt Brassard Barrie D Barrie Jr. Colts Vancouver (7, 188)
Brady Gilmour Grafton F Quinte Red Devils Detroit (7, 193)

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