Friday, June 28, 2013

67 OHL Prospects invited to Final Team Ontario Under-17 Camp

Press Release

Toronto, ON - Team Ontario Director of Operations Barclay Branch along with Head Coach Roger Hunt, Assistant Coaches Drew Bannister and Seamus Kotyk are pleased to announce that they have identified the 68 players who will attend the 2013 Under-17 Provincial Camp to be held in Oshawa, Ontario.

On ice sessions will take place at the General Motors Centre from August 14-18, 2013.

Director of Operations Barclay Branch and his coaching staff will be evaluating all players at this year’s Provincial Camp and select a team from this group that will represent Ontario at the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge to be held in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, from December 27, 2013, until January 5, 2014.

Players were identified for the Provincial Camp through competition at the inaugural U16 OHL Gold Cup held May 9-12 in Kitchener where eight teams and 160 players represented the ALLIANCE, GTHL, HNO, NOHA, OMHA, and the tournament champion ODHA.  For more information on the U16 OHL Gold Cup please visit

The Hockey Development Centre for Ontario (HDCO) facilitates the Men’s Under-17 hockey program on behalf of the three Ontario Branches of Hockey Canada.

OHL Prospects Attending Team Ontario Under-17 Camp:

*denotes first round selection in 2013 OHL Priority Selection

Barrie Colts:
Kevin Labelle (Nickel City Sons)
Matthew Kreis (Halton Hurricanes)*

Belleville Bulls:
Connor Hicks (Ottawa Senators)
Jake Bricknell (Central Ontario Wolves)
Maurizio Colella (York Simcoe Express)
Christian DeDonato (York Simcoe Express)
Adam Laishram (Whitby Wildcats)
Justin Lemcke (Whitby Wildcats)*

Erie Otters:
Patrick Fellows (Mississauga Rebels)
Sean Kohler (Oakville Rangers)
Cole Mayo (Elgin- Middlesex Chiefs)
Jesse Saban (Toronto Red Wings)
Dylan Strome (Toronto Marlboros)*

Guelph Storm:
Tyler Boston (York Simcoe Express)
Adam Craievich (Oakville Rangers)
Garrett McFadden (Grey-Bruce Highlanders)*

Kingston Frontenacs:
Lawson Crouse (Elgin-Middlesex Chiefs)*
Joshua Gagne (Toronto Marlboros)
Jeremy Helvig (Toronto Red Wings)
Kris Myllari (Ottawa Senators)

Kitchener Rangers:
Jacob Cascagnette (Kitchener Rangers)
Mike Davies (Southern Tier Admirals)*

London Knights:
Josh Defarius (Toronto Marlboros)
Zach Grzelewski (Thunder Bay Kings)
Mitch Marner (Don Mills Flyers)*

Mississauga Steelheads:
Jesse Barwell (Oakville Rangers)
Neil Doef (Upper Canada Cyclones)
Austin Gerhart (Barrie Colts)

Niagara IceDogs:
Johnny Corneil (Central Ontario Wolves)
Graham Knott (York Simcoe Express)
Hayden McCool (Whitby Wildcats)*

North Bay Battalion:
Mike Baird (Southern Tier Admirals)
Riley Bruce (Ottawa Valley Titans)
Evan Cormier (Clarington Toros)
Austin Eastman (Central Ontario Wolves)
Brett McKenzie (Oakville Rangers)*

Oshawa Generals:
Sam Harding (York Simcoe Express)
Ian Johnston (Ottawa Senators)
Mitchell Vande Sompel (London Knights)*

Ottawa 67’s:
Benjamin Blacker (Brampton 45’s)
Travis Konecny (Elgin-Middlesex Chiefs)*

Owen Sound Attack:
Ryan Heeps (Oshawa Generals)
Tyler MacArthur (Barrie Colts)
Michael McNiven (Halton Hurricanes)
Ethan Szypula (London Knights)*
Connor Walters (Southern Tier Admirals)

Peterborough Petes:
Cameron Lizotte (Nickel City Sons)
Matthew Spencer (Oakville Rangers)*
Mitchell Webb (Toronto Marlboros)

Plymouth Whalers:
Bryce Yetman (Whitby Wildcats)

Saginaw Spirit:
Marcus Crawford (South Central Coyotes)
Michael Holmes (Barrie Colts)
Ryan Orban (Ottawa Valley Titans)
Mitchell Stephens (Toronto Marlboros)*

Sarnia Sting:
Noah Bushnell (Sun County Panthers)
Martin Frechette (Eastern Ontario Wild)
Connor Schlichting (York Simcoe Express)

Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds:
Jake Behse (Thunder Bay Kings)
Zachary Senyshyn (Ottawa Senators)
Blake Speers (Sault Ste. Marie Thunder)*
Colton White (London Knights)

Sudbury Wolves:
Kyle Capobianco (Oakville Rangers)*
Troy Timpano (Toronto Titans)
David Zeppieri (Mississauga Rebels)

Windsor Spitfires:
Andrew Burns (Oakville Rangers)
Aaron Luchuk (Greater Kingston Frontenacs)
Liam Murray (Eastern Ontario Wild)

Additional invite:
Bo Taylor (Upper Canada Cyclones)


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