SAGINAW, Mich. – On Wednesday evening, the Saginaw Spirit participated in the inaugural Ontario Hockey League Under-18 Priority Selection Draft.
Selecting fourth overall, the Spirit added four of the best available prospects under the age of 18 in Ontario.
2017 Saginaw Spirit Draft Picks:
1st Round (4th overall) – Nate Boomhower
C/RW, Quinte Red Devils
GP-38 G-30 A-20 PTS-50
2nd Round (24th overall) – Evan Ferguson
LW, Windsor Jr. Spitfires
GP-35 G-11 A-23 PTS-34
3rd round (44th overall) – Bair Gendunov
RW, Mississauga Rebels
4th round (64th overall) – Brandon Atkins
D, Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves
GP-36 G-8 A-21 PTS-29
For a complete list of players taken in the 2017 OHL U-18 Priority Selection Draft, visit: ontariohockeyleague.com/draft/2017U18
For more information on the Ontario Hockey League’s Under-18 Priority Selection Draft and a list of successful players passed over in their first draft year, visit: ontariohockeyleague.com/article/midget-selections-make-ohl-impact
Season Tickets for the 2017-18 season are on sale NOW! Reserve your seat at The Dow Event Center by calling (989) 497-7747 or visit www.saginawspirit.com for more information. YOUR Region. YOUR team. YOU’RE invited.
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