Mississauga, ON – The Mississauga Steelheads are pleased to announce that their 2nd
round pick from the 2012 OHL Priority Selection, Jared Walsh, has
committed to the team and has entered into an Ontario Hockey League
Walsh was selected by Mississauga in the 2nd round, 38th
overall at the 2012 OHL Priority Selection. The 5’11”, 175 lb
defenceman is a native of Toronto and played with the St. Michael’s
Buzzers of the Ontario Junior Hockey League. Last season with the
Buzzers, Walsh posted 21 points (4 goals, 17 assists) in 29 games,
adding 28 penalty minutes.
Steelheads General Manager and Head Coach, James Boyd, is excited to
add Walsh’s skill set to the line up. “Jared Walsh is an extremely
competitive player with a high level of skill. Our organization is
pleased that Jared has decided to continue his development in the OHL
with the Steelheads. We are certain that our fans will enjoy watching
our team grow together over the course of this season and beyond.”
Walsh shares this excitement, adding “I am excited to join the OHL
and further my development with the Mississauga Steelheads
organization.” Walsh will be in the lineup when the Steelheads host the
Belleville Bulls at the Hershey Centre tonight at 7:30 pm.
The Steelheads welcome Jared and his family to the Mississauga Steelheads organization.
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