In a typical season, Petes fans would have already become familiar with each first-year player’s personality, skills and style of play. Despite being unable to catch the highly-touted prospects’ on-ice skills at the Memorial Centre yet this year, fans can have the opportunity to get to know the newest members of the maroon and white by checking out the video series, Future Petes Friday. This week, we sit down and get to know Justin DeZoete, who gives insight on his path in hockey and eagerness to play for the Petes.
A quick recap on DeZoete
DeZoete, a 2004-born right winger was selected in the 2nd round, 35th overall in the 2020 OHL Priority Selection. In 33 games this season as co-captain for the Hamilton Huskies, he recorded 25 goals and 30 assists for 55 points. He committed to the Petes on May 1, 2020.
DeZoete delivers a message to Petes fans after being drafted