Friday, September 27, 2013

Jared Walsh commits to the Steelheads

Press Release

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 agreement.

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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