Peterborough Petes General
Manager Michael Oke announced today that Steven Lorentz has committed to
the Petes after signing a standard player agreement.
Lorentz was the 226th overall selection by the Petes in
the 2012 OHL Priority Selection. This past season, Steven recorded 17
goals and 17 assists for 34 points in 31 games with the Waterloo Wolves
of the Alliance Hockey Midget AAA league.
“We are very excited to formally announce the signing of Steven
Lorentz today and officially have him and his family join the
Peterborough Petes,” said Oke. “Since selecting Steven in the 2012 OHL
Priority Selection, he has shown continual improvement in his game. We
are pleased that Steven has decided to join the Peterborough Petes to
pursue his hockey and academic goals.”
“We told the players at the start of training camp to take control of
their own destiny and make the best of the opportunity at hand,” added
Petes Head Coach Jody Hull. “One guy who demonstrated that was Steve
Lorentz. We feel he earned his chance to be a regular with our
“I’m really excited to join the Petes this season and develop my
skills as a player,” said Lorentz. “I worked hard all summer and
switched gyms to focus on not only fitness but nutrition as well.
Training Camp was very competitive, and I was thrilled to have the
opportunity to compete for a spot.”
(Nathan can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)