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143 OHL Players Attend 2019 NHL Training Camps

September 13, 2019 - Ontario Hockey League (OHL) News Release

Toronto, Ont. - The Ontario Hockey League is proud to announce that 143 returning-eligible OHL players are attending NHL Training Camps this month.

Of the 143 players who received invitations to Rookie Camps, 105 advanced to Main Camp with their respective NHL clubs.

All 20 OHL member teams feature players attending NHL camps led by the London Knights with 14 trailed closely by the defending OHL champion Guelph Storm with 13.

Each of the NHL's 31 member clubs have at least one OHL player attending camp led by the Arizona Coyotes with 12, the Los Angeles Kings with nine and the Columbus Blue Jackets and Vegas Golden Knights each with eight.

A total of 90 players invited were acquired through the NHL Draft including 2019 first round selections Thomas Harley (Mississauga, Dallas 18th overall), Philip Tomasino (Niagara/Nashville 24th overall), Connor McMichael (London/Washington 25th overall) and Ryan Suzuki (Barrie/Carolina 28th overall).

The list includes a total of 50 players invited to camps as free agents, 15 of whom have advanced to Main Camp with their respective NHL club.

A number of prominent OHL players emerged as standouts at NHL prospects camps across the continent last week. Check out a full recap of that action here.

OHL Players at 2019-20 NHL Rookie Camps

Player/NHL Club/Draft Year or Free Agent

Players in italics indicate overage eligible players (1999 birthdates)

*indicates players who are OHL committed for 2019-20

^indicates players invited to camp but unable to participate due to injury

105 OHL players remain with NHL clubs as of Friday September 13th

Barrie Colts (5):

MAIN CAMP:

Mathew Hill, Anaheim Ducks, 6th round '19

Matej Pekar, Buffalo Sabres, 4th round '18 - Signed

Ryan Suzuki, Carolina Hurricanes, 1st round '19

Tyler Tucker, St. Louis Blues, 7th round '18

ROOKIE CAMP:

Jack York, Montreal Canadiens, Free agent invite

Erie Otters (2):

MAIN CAMP:

Maxim Golod, Philadelphia Flyers, Free agent invite

Chad Yetman, Detroit Red Wings, Free agent invite

Flint Firebirds (9):

MAIN CAMP:

Dennis Busby, Arizona Coyotes, 5th round '18

Ty Dellandrea, Dallas Stars, 1st round '18 - Signed

Ethan Keppen, Vancouver Canucks, 4th round '19

Vladislav Kolyachonok, Florida Panthers, 2nd round '19

Cody Morgan, Detroit Red Wings, Free agent invite

Anthony Popovich, Detroit Red Wings, Free agent invite

ROOKIE CAMP:

Jake Durham, Columbus Blue Jackets, Free agent invite

Riley McCourt, Boston Bruins, Free agent invite

Evgeni Oksentyuk, Arizona Coyotes, Free agent invite*

Guelph Storm (13):

MAIN CAMP:

Mackenzie Entwistle, Chicago Blackhawks, Acquired by trade 2018 - Signed

Fedor Gordeev, Minnesota Wild, Acquired by trade 2019 - Signed

Liam Hawel, Montreal Canadiens, Free agent invite

Owen Lalonde, Detroit Red Wings, Free agent invite

Markus Phillips, Los Angeles Kings, 4th round '17 - Signed

Isaac Ratcliffe, Philadelphia Flyers, 2nd round '17 - Signed

Dmitri Samorukov, Edmonton Oilers, 3rd round '17 - Signed

Nate Schnarr, Arizona Coyotes, 3rd round '17 - Signed

Nick Suzuki, Montreal Canadiens, Acquired by trade 2018 - Signed

Alexey Toropchenko, St. Louis Blues, 4th round '17 - Signed

Eric Uba, Arizona Coyotes, Free agent invite

ROOKIE CAMP:

Pavel Gogolev, Vegas Golden Knights, Free agent invite

Cam Hillis, Montreal Canadiens, 3rd round '18

Hamilton Bulldogs (7):

MAIN CAMP:

Jan Jenik, Arizona Coyotes, 3rd round '18 - Signed

Arthur Kaliyev, Los Angeles Kings, 2nd round '19

Matthew Strome, Philadelphia Flyers, 4th round '17 - Signed

ROOKIE CAMP:

Kade Landry, New York Rangers, Free agent invite

Navrin Mutter, Colorado Avalanche, Free agent invite

Isaac Nurse, Chicago Blackhawks, Free agent invite

Nathan Staios, Toronto Maple Leafs, Free agent invite

Kingston Frontenacs (1):

MAIN CAMP:

Billy Constantinou, Los Angeles Kings, Free agent invite

Kitchener Rangers (9):

MAIN CAMP:

Axel Bergkvist, Arizona Coyotes, 7th round '19*

Riley Damiani, Dallas Stars, 5th round '18 - Signed

Jacob Ingham, Los Angeles Kings, 6th round '18

Alexey Lipanov, Tampa Bay Lightning, 3rd round '17 - Signed

Greg Meireles, Florida Panthers, 6th round '19

Michael Vukojevic, New Jersey Devils, 3rd round '19

Jonathan Yantsis, Los Angeles Kings, Free agent invite

ROOKIE CAMP:

Joseph Garreffa, Los Angeles Kings, Free agent invite

Justin MacPherson, St. Louis Blues, Free agent invite

London Knights (14):

MAIN CAMP:

Adam Boqvist, Chicago Blackhawks, 1st round '18 - Signed

Evan Bouchard, Edmonton Oilers, 1st round '18 - Signed

Paul Cotter, Vegas Golden Knights, 4th round '18 - Signed

Alex Formenton, Ottawa Senators, 2nd round '17 - Signed

Liam Foudy, Columbus Blue Jackets, 1st round '19 - Signed

Jonathan Gruden, Ottawa Senators, 4th round '18 - Signed*

Matvey Guskov, Minnesota Wild, 5th round '19

Joey Keane, New York Rangers, 3rd round '18 - Signed

Jordan Kooy, Vegas Golden Knights, 7th round '18

Connor McMichael, Washington Capitals, 1st round '19 - Signed

Alec Regula, Detroit Red Wings, 3rd round '18

Hunter Skinner, New York Rangers, 4th round '19*

ROOKIE CAMP:

Billy Moskal, Pittsburgh Penguins, Free agent invite

Josh Nelson, Toronto Maple Leafs, Free agent invite

Mississauga Steelheads (4):

MAIN CAMP:

Thomas Harley, Dallas Stars, 1st round '19

Cole Schwindt, Florida Panthers, 3rd round '19

Keean Washkurak, St. Louis Blues, 5th round '19

ROOKIE CAMP:

Nicholas Canade, New Jersey Devils, Free agent invite

Niagara IceDogs (7):

MAIN CAMP:

Ben Jones, Vegas Golden Knights, 7th round '17 - Signed

Ivan Lodnia, Minnesota Wild, 3rd round '17 - Signed

Kirill Maksimov, Edmonton Oilers, 5th round '17 - Signed

Jason Robertson, Dallas Stars, 2nd round '17 - Signed

Jack Studnicka, Boston Bruins, 2nd round '17 - Signed

Akil Thomas, Los Angeles Kings, 2nd round '18 - Signed

Philip Tomasino, Nashville Predators, 1st round '19

North Bay Battalion (2):

MAIN CAMP:

Mason Primeau, Vegas Golden Knights, 5th round '19

ROOKIE CAMP:

Matthew Struthers, Montreal Canadiens, Free agent invite

Oshawa Generals (8):

MAIN CAMP:

Mitchell Brewer, San Jose Sharks, Free agent invite

Nico Gross, New York Rangers, 4th round '18

Kyle Keyser, Boston Bruins, Signed as a free agent

Kyle MacLean, New York Islanders, Signed to AHL contract

Brett Neumann, New York Islanders, Free agent invite

Serron Noel, Florida Panthers, 2nd round '18 - Signed

Giovanni Vallati, Winnipeg Jets, 5th round '18

ROOKIE CAMP:

Allan McShane, Montreal Canadiens, 4th round '18

Ottawa 67's (11):

MAIN CAMP:

Kevin Bahl, Arizona Coyotes, 2nd round '18 - Signed

Sasha Chmelevski, San Jose Sharks, 6th round '17 - Signed

Kody Clark, Washington Capitals, 2nd round '18 - Signed

Graeme Clarke, New Jersey Devils, 3rd round '19

Michael DiPietro, Vancouver Canucks, 3rd round '17 - Signed

Mitchell Hoelscher, New Jersey Devils, 6th round '18

Hudson Wilson, San Jose Sharks, Free agent invite

ROOKIE CAMP:

Noel Hoefenmayer, Carolina Hurricanes, Free agent invite

Austen Keating, St. Louis Blues, Free agent invite

Nikita Okhotyuk, New Jersey Devils, 2nd round '19

Merrick Rippon, Carolina Hurricanes, Free agent invite

Owen Sound Attack (6):

MAIN CAMP:

Aidan Dudas, Los Angeles Kings, 4th round '18

Brady Lyle, Arizona Coyotes, Free agent invite

Maksim Sushko, Philadelphia Flyers, 4th round '17 - Signed

ROOKIE CAMP:

Andrew Perrott, Boston Bruins, Free agent invite

Sergey Popov, Winnipeg Jets, Free agent invite

Carter Robertson, Toronto Maple Leafs, Free agent invite

Peterborough Petes (9):

MAIN CAMP:

Declan Chisholm, Winnipeg Jets, 5th round '18

Semyon Der-Arguchintsev, Toronto Maple Leafs, 3rd round '18 - Signed

Zach Gallant, San Jose Sharks, Signed as a free agent

Hunter Jones, Minnesota Wild, 2nd round '19

Liam Kirk, Arizona Coyotes, 7th round '18

Ryan Merkley, San Jose Sharks, 1st round '18 - Signed

Nick Robertson, Toronto Maple Leafs, 2nd round' 19

ROOKIE CAMP:

David Maier, Carolina Hurricanes, Free agent invite

Jacob Paquette, Columbus Blue Jackets, Free agent invite

Saginaw Spirit (9):

MAIN CAMP:

Cole Coskey, New York Islanders, 7th round '19

Damien Giroux, Minnesota Wild, 5th round '18

Blade Jenkins, New York Islanders, 5th round '18

Ryan McLeod, Edmonton Oilers, 2nd round '18 - Signed

Mason Millman, Philadelphia Flyers, 4th round '19

Nicholas Porco, Dallas Stars, 5th round '19

Ivan Prosvetov, Arizona Coyotes, 4th round '18 - Signed

Owen Tippett, Florida Panthers, 1st round '17 - Signed

Bode Wilde, New York Islanders, 2nd round '18 - Signed

Sarnia Sting (6):

MAIN CAMP:

Eric Hjorth, Columbus Blue Jackets, 4th round '19*

Jamieson Rees, Carolina Hurricanes, 2nd round '19

ROOKIE CAMP:

Sam Bitten, Minnesota Wild, Free agent invite

Brayden Guy, Columbus Blue Jackets, Free agent invite

Sean Josling, Chicago Blackhawks, Free agent invite

Ryan McGregor, Columbus Blue Jackets, Free agent invite^

Soo Greyhounds (7):

MAIN CAMP:

Morgan Frost, Philadelphia Flyers, 1st round '17 - Signed

Barrett Hayton, Arizona Coyotes, 1st round '18 - Signed

Matthew Villalta, Los Angeles Kings, 3rd round '17 - Signed

ROOKIE CAMP:

Joe Carroll, Toronto Maple Leafs, Free agent invite

Jacob LeGuerrier, Montreal Canadiens, 5th round '19

Cole MacKay, Vegas Golden Knights, Free agent invite

Cullen McLean, Vegas Golden Knights, Free agent invite

Sudbury Wolves (8):

MAIN CAMP:

Kalle Loponen, Toronto Maple Leafs, 7th round '19*

David Levin, Arizona Coyotes, Free agent invite

Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen, Buffalo Sabres, 2nd round '18 - Signed

Blake Murray, Carolina Hurricanes, 6th round '19

Owen Robinson, Detroit Red Wings, Free agent invite

Adam Ruzicka, Calgary Flames, 4th round '17 - Signed

ROOKIE CAMP:

Nolan Hutcheson, Carolina Hurricanes, Free agent invite

Liam Ross, Pittsburgh Penguins, Free agent invite

Windsor Spitfires (6):

MAIN CAMP:

Egor Afanasyev, Nashville Predators, 2nd round '19*

Tyler Angle, Columbus Blue Jackets, 7th round '19

Connor Corcoran, Vegas Golden Knights, 5th round '18

Curtis Douglas, Dallas Stars, 4th round '18

ROOKIE CAMP:

Louka Henault, Columbus Blue Jackets, Free agent invite

Cole Purboo, Chicago Blackhawks, Free agent invite


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