2019 Draft Central
The Peterborough Petes selected 16 players in the 2019 OHL Priority Selection presented by Real Canadian Superstore on Saturday, April 6, 2019.
In the first round, with the fifth and eleventh overall picks, the Petes selected centremen Mason McTavish and J.R. Avon, respectively. In the fourteen rounds that followed, the team added fourteen promising young players to the depth chart, including one centre, seven forwards, five defencemen, and one goalie. They are as follows:
The Petes selected fifth overall in 2015 and 2008, selecting Zach Gallant (Detroit Red Wings) and Ryan Spooner (Vancouver Canucks), respectively. Other notable fifth overall picks have included Matt Duchene (2007; Colorado Avalanche), Drew Doughty (2005; LA Kings), and Corey Perry (2001; Anaheim Ducks).
The Petes were the first team to have two selections in the first round since the Owen Sound Attack selected Markus Phillips and Nick Suzuki ninth and fourteenth overall, respectively, in the 2015 OHL Priority Selection.
|1/5||Mason McTavish||C||5.11||194||Jan. 30/03||Pembroke Lumber Kings||Carp, ON|
|1/11||Jon-Randall Avon||C||5.09.5||173||Jul. 4/03||Peterborough Petes||Peterborough, ON|
|2/22||Artem Guryev||D||6.02.5||192||May 17/03||Toronto Marlboros||Moscow, RUS|
|4/72||Tucker Robertson||RW||5.10||170||Jun. 22/03||Toronto Marlboros||Toronto, ON|
|5/93||Josh Kavanagh||D||5.11||161||May 6/03||Sudbury Wolves||Hanmer, ON|
|6/113||Cole Patey||RW||5.10.5||173||Feb. 11/03||North Central Predators||Utterson, ON|
|7/133||Judd Katz||D||6.02||177||Jul. 16/03||Mississauga Rebels||Toronto, ON|
|8/153||Riley Wood||LW||5.11||176||Jan. 2/03||London Jr. Knights||London, ON|
|9/178||Brennan Kennedy||C||5.11||151||Feb. 12/03||Halton Hurricanes||Erin, ON|
|10/193||Michael Simpson||G||5.11||196||Feb. 9/03||London Jr. Knights||London, ON|
|11/213||Yuri Ushakov||F||5.09||153||Feb. 20/03||CP Dynamo 16U||Clifton Park, NY|
|12/233||Nicholas Paone||D||5.10||167||Apr. 30/03||Southern Tier Admirals||Niagara Falls, ON|
|12/235||Ryan Cutler||RW||5.10||160||Dec. 17/03||York Simcoe Express||Keswick, ON|
|13/253||Jacob Verner||D||5.09||151||Sep. 14/03||Peterborough Petes||Peterborough, ON|
|14/273||Jax Dubois||RW||6.00||175||Mar. 16/03||Nepean Raiders||Ottawa, ON|
|15/293||Jared Mangan||F||5.08||132||Apr. 8/2003||Buffalo Regals||Lancaster, NY|
Players will be introduced to fans at the team’s annual Development Camp in the coming weeks.
Click here for complete 2019 OHL Priority Selection results.
The Peterborough Petes selected three players in the 2019 OHL Under-18 Priority Selection on Wednesday, April 10, 2019.
|1/10||Ellis Rickwood||C||5.11.5||170||Jul. 2/2002||Brantford 99ers Midget||Toronto, ON|
|2/30||Ben Edwards||G||6.1||170||May 10/2002||Toronto Titans Midget||Brantford, ON|
|3/49||Chase MacIntyre||D||5.11||180||Jun. 29/2002||Mississauga Senators||Echo Bay, ON|
Click here for complete 2019 OHL Under-18 Priority Selection results.
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