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Firebirds to Pick 2nd-Overall in 2019 OHL Draft Saturday

April 5, 2019 - Ontario Hockey League (OHL) - Flint Firebirds News Release

The 2019 Ontario Hockey League (OHL) Priority Selection, presented by Real Canadian Superstore, takes place this Saturday, April 6th, 2019 beginning at 9:00 a.m. (ET) and the Firebirds have the second-overall pick.

For 15 straight years beginning in 1999, the player taken second in the OHL draft went on to play in the NHL. Since 2010, four of the last seven players selected second-overall in the OHL Draft became first-round draft picks in the NHL.

The OHL conducts the annual Priority Selection typically the first Saturday in April and the process is by way of the Internet to allow eligible players and their families, as well as fans across the league to follow the draft in real time online.

The annual Priority Selection features 300 picks over 15 rounds. For the 12th straight year the OHL Priority Selection Draft Show will showcase the first three rounds through a live video stream online including live pick-by-pick results.

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