Abou-Assaly Signs with 67'sJune 20, 2012 - Ontario Hockey League (OHL) Ottawa 67's
"Andrew is a skilled and smart hockey player and we're excited to have him signed and on our team," said Head Coach and General Manager Chris Byrne. "We know Andrew had options and we're very pleased he chose to work with us to help him reach his goals, on and off the ice."
Abou-Asslay, a grade 10 student with a 90% average at Ashbury College, had been projected as a first-rounder heading into last April's OHL draft, but there were concerns he might choose an NCAA scholorship, possibly at an Ivy League School, over the OHL.
"Academics are very important to me and so is hockey," said Abou-Asslay. "With the 67's, I'll be able to continue my education at Ashbury and my development as player at the highest level of junior hockey in the world. At the end of the day, that's why I chose the 67's. I'm looking forward to training camp and excited about competing for a spot on the roster."
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