2013 OHL Cup Showcase Tournament Day 5 ResultsMarch 16, 2013 - Ontario Hockey League (OHL)
A total of 154 players that competed in the 2012 OHL Cup Showcase Tournament were selected in the OHL Priority Selection including 17 first round picks and nine of the top-10 players selected including McDavid (1st overall to Erie Otters), McKeown (2nd overall to Kingston Frontenacs), Jared McCann (London Jr. Knights Gold, 4th overall to Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds), Josh Ho-Sang (Toronto Marlies, 5th overall to Windsor Spitfires), Robby Fabbri (Mississauga Rebels, 6th overall to Guelph Storm), Michael Dal Colle (Vaughan Kings, 7th overall to Oshawa Generals), Jacob Middleton (Huron Perth Lakers, 8th overall to Owen Sound Attack), Sam Bennett (Toronto Marlies, 9th overall to Kingston Frontenacs), and Niki Petti (Southern Tier Admirals, 10th overall to Belleville Bulls).
Three of the last five players selected first overall in the NHL Entry Draft are OHL and OHL Cup graduates including Taylor Hall of the Edmonton Oilers, John Tavares of the New York Islanders, and Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay Lightning. 2011 NHL Rookie of the Year Jeff Skinner of the Carolina Hurricanes also competed in this event, as did 2012 NHL Entry Draft first round picks and current OHL stars Thomas Wilson, Scott Laughton, Malcolm Subban, and Brendan Gaunce.
Ontario Hockey League Stories from March 16, 2013
- 2013 OHL Cup Showcase Tournament Day 5 Results - OHL
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- Rangers Fall 6-4 in Sault Ste. Marie - Kitchener Rangers
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