Mississauga, ON - The Steelheads are pleased to
announce they have acquired forward Bryson Cianfrone from the North Bay
Battalion in exchange for a 3rd round pick in 2014.
Cianfrone, a 5’8”, 170 lb native of Stoney Creek, was
drafted in the 3rd round, 49th overall by the Battallion at the 2011 OHL
Priority Selection after playing his minor hockey with the Minor Midget
AAA Toronto Marlboros. Cianfrone split time with the Oakville Blades
and Toronto Junior Canadiens in 2011-2012 before joining the Cedar
Rapids Rough Riders of the USHL for the 2012-2013 season. In 52 games
with the Rough Riders, Cianfrone recorded 6 goals and 15 assists while
adding 35 penalty minutes.
“I am really glad to be joining the Mississauga Steelheads
of the OHL, I think it is a great opportunity and cannot wait to start
with the coaching staff” said Cianfrone. Steelheads GM and Head Coach,
James Boyd is also looking forward to having Cianfrone in Mississauga.
“We are happy that Bryson has decided to further his development with
the Steelheads and the OHL. Bryson brings speed, skill and smarts to our
Cianfrone, who had originally committed to attend the
University of Michigan for the 2013-2014 season will join the Steelheads
for the upcoming OHL season which opens on Thursday as the Steelheads
visit the Niagara Ice Dogs.
The Steelheads organization welcomes Bryson and his family to Mississauga.
(Nathan can be reached at email@example.com)