ETA Players Selected 1st and 2nd Overall In 2018 OHL Priority Selection, News (Eastern AAA Hockey League)

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Apr 07, 2018 | Bill Schlitt | 1736 views
ETA Players Selected 1st and 2nd Overall In 2018 OHL Priority Selection
Congratulations to all of the 47 ETA players selected in the 2018 OHL Priority Selection Draft on April 7th.
3 ETA players had the honour of being selected in the first round.

Leading the way and selected first overall was Quinton Byfield of the York Simcoe Express, chosen by the Sudbury Wolves. His Express teammate, Evan Vierling was selected 2nd overall by the Flint Firebirds. The Barrie Jr Colts’ James Hardie was also selected in the first round, 8th overall, by the Mississauga Steelheads.

Quinton Byfield joins ETA players Daniel Catenacci (York Simcoe Express), Steven Stamkos (Markham Waxers), John Hughes (Whitby Wildcats), Jay Harrison (Whitby Wildcats), Alyn McCauley (Kingston Frontenacs) and Jeff O’Neill (Richmond Hill Stars) as winners of the Jack Ferguson award, emblematic of a first overall OHL draft selection.

The ETA had 12 players chosen in the first 55 selections and once again the OMHA had more players selected than any other league or group with a total of 84 players being chosen among all 20 OHL teams.


Click here to see a list of all ETA players selected.