The worst kept secret in the OHL is finally official.
Fresh off of winning a Gold Medal at the 2009 IIHF World Under-18 Championship in Fargo, North Dakota, Jeremy Morin has signed an Ontario Hockey League contract with the Kitchener Rangers.
Morin led team U.S.A. with six goals in seven games, placing him tied for fourth in over-all tournament scoring.
At six-foot-one and 192 pounds, Jeremy is a right-shot left winger who has played the last two seasons with the U.S. National Team Development Program in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Morin topped the U18 team with 48 points including 26 goals during the 2008-09 season.
Morin was originally drafted in the fourth round of the 2007 OHL Priority Selection by the Rangers. He is eligible for the 2009 NHL Entry Draft to be held in Montreal.
Hometown: Auburn, NY
Position: Left Wing
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