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Sting Select 7th Overall to Kick off 2019 OHL Priority Selection this Saturday

April 4, 2019 - Ontario Hockey League (OHL) - Sarnia Sting News Release

The Sarnia Sting will add to their young core of talent which includes 2017 1st round selection Jamieson Rees and 2018 first round selection Jacob Perreault when the 2019 OHL Priority Selection opens this Saturday, April 6th at 9:00 AM EST.

The annual Draft features 302 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.

North American players that reside in the province of Ontario, the states of Michigan, Pennsylvania, New York and other designated U.S. states east of the Mississippi River born January 1, 2000 through December 31, 2003 are eligible for selection through the 15 round process this year.

The order of selection is determined by inverse order of finish during the past OHL regular season schedule of games with non-playoff teams selection ahead of playoff teams.

The Kingston Frontenacs hold the first overall selection and are expected to take Forward Shane Wright of the Don Mills Flyers Minor Midget AAA program. Wright, received exceptional status from the Ontario Hockey League allowing him to enter the draft as a year before traditional eligibility. Wright joins the likes of Connor McDavid, John Tavares, Aaron Ekblad and Sean Day who have also received this honour.

Click here to see features on some of this years top eligible prospects.

The Sting hold a total of fifteen picks through the fifteen scheduled rounds, beginning with the 7th overall selection. See below for the complete breakdown of 2019 Sting draft selections.


1 7

2 35 (from SUD)

4 68

5 88

6 108

7 128

8 148

9 168

10 188

10 197 (from OSH)

11 208

12 228

13 248

14 268

15 288

Last year the Sarnia Sting chose forward Jacob Perreault with the 19th overall selection. The skilled forward did not disappoint with an outstanding rookie campaign that saw him record 30 goals (55 points). A very impressive stat line for a rookie in the Ontario Hockey League.

The Sting received commitments and have signed 5 of their top 7 picks from last years Priority Selection all of whom saw at least one game of action this past season. Click here for a complete list of Sarnia Sting Draft Selections.

You can follow the 2019 OHL Priority selection online at with the Live Draft show beginning at 9 AM EST.

Four Year Draft History

Round Overall Name Position Last Team


1 19 Perreault, Jacob C Chicago Mission 16U

4 68 Dillingham-Morelli, Nolan RD Mississauga Rebels MMAAA

4 79 Burke, Nolan C Peterborough Petes MMAAA

5 90 Schingoethe, Wyatt C Chicago Mission 16U

5 99 Hill, Theo C Brantford 99ers MMAAA

6 119 Robertson, Ethan G Clarington Toros MMAAA

8 147 Saye, Owen RW Don Mills Flyers MMAAA

9 179 Kennette, Brendan LD Sun County Panthers MMAAA

10 199 Kocur, Jackson LW Detroit HoneyBaked 16U

11 219 Arnott, Grayson LD St. Andrew's College Varsity

12 239 Schoen, Ben C Detroit Little Caesars 15'S

13 259 MacKenzie, Connor G Toronto Marlboros MMAAA

14 279 Baptiste, Isaiah LD Nepean Raiders MAAA

15 299 Faragher, Billy RD Elgin-Middlesex Chiefs MMAAA


1 9 Rees, Jamieson C Mississauga Reps Minor Midget AAA

2 37 Hogue, Alexandre LD Cumberland Grads Midget AAA

3 45 Guy, Brayden LW Brampton '45s Minor Midget AAA

3 48 McCombs, Justin C Kitchener Jr. Rangers Minor Midget AAA

3 52 Kammerer, Colton RD Whitby Wildcats Minor Midget AAA

4 62 Miller, Mitchell RD Detroit HoneyBaked 16U

5 88 Reesor, Ashton LD Vaughan Kings Minor Midget AAA

6 108 Nodler, Josh C Detroit HoneyBaked 16U

6 115 Langevin, Ethan G Whitby Wildcats Minor Midget AAA

8 148 Craft, Cole RW North Bay Trappers Midget

9 168 McCarthy, Case RD Buffalo Jr. Sabres 16U

11 208 Cameron, Matthew RW North Jersey Avalanche 16U

12 228 Redick, Will C North Central Predators Minor Midget AAA

13 248 DeGurse, Nolan C Lambton Jr. Sting Minor Midget AAA

14 268 Nolet, Justin LD Mississauga Senators Minor Midget AAA

15 288 Booker, Joshua LD Brampton '45s Minor Midget AAA


1 15 Weiss, Tyler C Don Mills Flyers Minor Midget AAA

3 52 Hinz, Brady C Huron Perth Lakers Minor Midget AAA

4 68 Samuelsson, Mattias LD Northwood School Junior

4 79 Lavallee, Ethan RD EC Red Bull Salzburg U18 RC

5 97 Stevens, Samuel C Shattuck-St. Mary's 16U

6 117 Henderson, Braden LD Barrie Jr. Colts Minor Midget AAA

7 137 McLane, Chase C Detroit Little Caesars 16U

8 157 Ilkos, Evan LW Burlington Eagles Minor Midget AAA

9 177 Coffin, Blair G Southern Tier Admirals Minor Midget AAA

11 217 Giles, Patrick C Skipjacks HC 16U

12 237 Hutchison, Conner LD Selects Academy 16UNat At South Kent School

13 257 Hough, Cameron LW Vaughan Kings Minor Midget AAA

14 277 Heisler, Noah RD Don Mills Flyers Minor Midget AAA

15 297 Knowles, Jakob G Lambton Jr. Sting Minor Midget AAA


1 10 Chmelevski, Sasha C Detroit HoneyBaked 16U

2 24 McGregor, Ryan C Burlington Eagles Minor Midget AAA

2 34 Hughes, Aidan G London Knights Minor Midget AAA

3 49 Hughes, Quinton LD Toronto Marlboro Minor Midget AAA

4 69 Hatcher, Kelton LD Team Comcast 16U

7 129 Kellenberger, Matthew RD Toronto Nationals Minor Midget AAA

8 149 McKenna, Colton LW Buffalo Regals 16U

9 169 Hrysko, Holden RW Burlington Eagles Minor Midget AAA

10 189 Babiak, Cameron RD Detroit HoneyBaked 16U

11 209 Bertucca, Anthony G Quinte Red Devils Minor Midget AAA

12 229 Cassidy, Matthew RW Team Comcast 16U

13 249 Egert, Curtis LW Southern Tier Admirals Minor Midget AAA

14 269 Nienhuis, Nash LD Lambton Jr. Sting Minor Midget AAA

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