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2018 OHL Priority Selection presented by Real Canadian Superstore

The future of the Erie Otters begins with the 2018 Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection presented by Real Canadian Superstore, which begins at 9 AM on Saturday, April 7th.

Erie selects 4th overall in the first round. The rest of their 13 picks are as follows:

  • 3rd round 58th overall
  • 3rd round 60th overall
  • 5th round 81st overall
  • 6th round 104th overall
  • 6th round 113th overall
  • 6th round 120th overall
  • 7th round 124th overall
  • 8th round 144th overall
  • 9th round 164th overall
  • 11th round 204th overall
  • 12th round 224th overall
  • 13th round 244th overall
  • 15th round 284th overall

The Otters will have live updates to this page with all selections through out the day.

Follow the Otters on Twitter at @ErieOtters and use the hashtag #OttersDraft to join in on the conversation. Follow the OHL for league wide draft information with the hashtag #OHLDraft

Be sure to visit the OHL prospective player page here, for all the Ontario Hockey League offers to its welcomed players.

ROUND 1 – 4th Overall

Player Name:  Jamie Drysdale
Hometown: Toronto, ON

Birth date: April 8, 2002

Height: 5’11”

Weight: 158

Position: D

Shoots: R

Year Team GP G A PTS PIM
2017-18  Toronto Marlboros 57 8 42 50

Notes: Jamie is one of the elite defencemen in this year’s Priority Selection. He is an elite skater that moves effortlessly around the ice and looks likes he could skate all day long. He has excellent edge work, an explosive 10-foot game and has game changing speed. He is an offensive minded defender that has great puck skills and can do everything at full speed. Jamie is very dynamic on the offensive blue line and is hard to handle because of his mobility, puck skills and decision making.

ROUND 3 - 58th Overall

Player Name: Ryan Alexander
Hometown: Toronto, ON

Birth date: June 17, 2002

Height: 5’10”

Weight: 143

Position: C

Shoots: L

Year Team GP G A PTS PIM
2017-18  Toronto Marlboros  58 35 36 71

Notes: Ryan is a playmaking centre that is very creative when he has the puck on his stick. He is a good skater that will only get better as he gets more lower body strength. He has very good puck skills and is more of a pass-first type of player He sees the ice well and sets up his linemates for scoring chances. Ryan has a very high hockey sense as he rarely makes poor decisions on the ice. He is the centre for arguably one of the top lines in his age group and plays in every situation.

ROUND 3 - 60th Overall

Player Name: Frankie Carogioiello
Hometown: Toronto, ON

Birth date: June 21, 2002

Height: 5’7″

Weight: 143

Position: LW

Shoots: L

Year Team GP G A PTS PIM
2017-18  Toronto Jr. Canadiens  56 12 31  43

Notes: Nice skill and creativity, excellent hockey sense. Excellent defensive awareness and support.

ROUND 5 - 81st Overall

Player Name: Ethan Ritchie
Hometown: Oakville, ON

Birth date: June 4, 2002

Height: 5’11”

Weight: 187

Position: D

Shoots: L

Year Team GP G A PTS PIM
2017-18  Oakville Rangers  34 9 15 24 33

Notes: Very mobile defenseman. Consistently makes good decisions with the puck. Plays valuable minutes for his team (PP/PK)

ROUND 6 - 104th Overall

Player Name: Daniel Baldassarra
Hometown: Vaughan, ON

Birth date: March 15, 2002

Height: 5’7″

Weight: 144

Position: C

Shoots: L

Year Team GP G A PTS PIM
2017-18  Vaughan Kings 64 9 21 30 36

Notes: Competes in all three zones. Great vision and stick skills. Great compete and determination in hard areas.

Round 6 - 113th Overall

Player Name: Logan Maunder
Hometown: Peterborough, ON

Birth date: April 8, 2002

Height: 5’10”

Weight: 174

Position: D

Shoots: L

Year Team GP G A PTS PIM
2017-18  Peterborough Petes MM 36 5 10 15 50

Notes: Very reliable, used in all game situations. Good skating and puck moving player. Jumps into rush and responsible in his own zone.

ROUND 6 - 120th Overall

Player Name: Elias Cohen
Hometown: Toronto, ON

Birth date: August 31, 2002

Height: 5’9″

Weight: 136

Position: C

Shoots: R

Year Team GP G A PTS PIM
2017-18  Mississauga Senators 29 8 19 27 16

Notes: Elite skater with top end speed. Good puck skills and has a natural scoring touch.

ROUND 7 - 124th Overall

Player Name: Cameron Morton
Hometown: Kingston, ON

Birth date: April 17, 2002

Height: 6’0″

Weight: 177

Position: D

Shoots: L

Year Team GP G A PTS PIM
2017-18  Kingston Frontenacs MM 36 3 12 15 52

Notes: Strong on the walls and in the corners. Good feet. Competes in all three zones.

ROUND 8 - 144th Overall

Player Name: Noah Sedore
Hometown: Bobcaygeon, ON

Birth date: February 24, 2002

Height: 5’7″

Weight: 149

Position: LW

Shoots: L

Year Team GP G A PTS PIM
2017-18  Peterborough Petes MM 34 21 19 40 24

Notes: Plays with pace. Controls the puck. Creates turnovers with back pressure. Demonstrates an ability to finish.

ROUND 9 - 164th Overall

Player Name: John Richer
Hometown: Apple Hill, ON

Birth date: January 23, 2002

Height: 6’3″

Weight: 175

Position: D

Shoots: R

Year Team GP G A PTS PIM
2017-18  OHA Mavericks 29 3 7 10 12

Notes: Plays the game the right way, defensively with patience. Good gap control and stick position.

ROUND 11 - 204th Overall

Player Name: Bryan Huggins
Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI

Birth date: March 26, 2002

Height: 5’9″

Weight: 150

Position: D

Shoots: R

Year Team GP G A PTS PIM
2017-18  MeijerAAA 15 0 4 4 26

Notes: Quick feet, great gap. Excellent in his own zone. Great decision making.

ROUND 12 - 224th Overall

Player Name: Aidan Campbell
Hometown: Cranberry Township, PA

Birth date: August 22, 2002

Height: 6’2″

Weight: 173

Position: G

Catches:  L

Year Team GP GAA SV% W L
2017-18  Pittsburgh Penguins Elite 21 2.14 .929 12 9

Notes: Calm and composed in the crease. Moves well laterally. Good rebound control.

ROUND 13 - 244th Overall

Player Name: Aidan Flynn
Hometown: Spring Hill, Tennessee

Birth date: February 8, 2002

Height: 5’11”

Weight: 152

Position: RW

Shoots: L

Year Team GP G A PTS PIM
2017-18  TPH Thunder 35 4 14 18 10

Notes: Uses size and strength well below the dots. Plays 200 foot game. Sneaky skill.

ROUND 15 - 284th Overall

Player Name: Justin Mauro
Hometown: Sault Ste. Marie, ON

Birth date: April 15, 2002

Height: 5’4″

Weight: 125

Position: C

Shoots: L

Year Team GP G A PTS PIM
2017-18  Soo Thunderbirds 21 9 7 16 8

Notes: Uses his agility to create space. Very strong work ethic. Overly effective off the rush.

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