Peterborough Petes General Manager Michael Oke, announced at a press conference hosted at Rawscoe’s Sport Collectibles on Tuesday, that the team has signed 2021 4th round, 74th overall OHL Priority Selection pick James Guo to a standard player agreement.
Guo, a 6’1, 180 lbs right shot defenceman played for the Toronto Jr. Canadiens during the 2019-20 season. In 33 games, he recorded 5 goals, 9 assists, 14 points and 6 penalty minutes. The 2005-born Woodbridge, Ontario native is eligible for the 2023 NHL Entry Draft.
“I’m really excited to get back on the ice and I can’t wait to see all the fans in Peterborough and show them what I can do,” said Guo.
“We’re excited James has committed to the Petes,” said Oke. “He’s a defenceman who skates incredibly well and is highly intelligent on the ice. He will contribute in a meaningful way across all three zones.”
The Petes will welcome the Sudbury Wolves and first overall draft pick Quentin Musty for their home opener on Thursday, October 14 at 7:05 pm. Tickets are now on sale for the 2021-22 season. For information on season tickets, private suites, special packages, groups, and single game tickets, contact Mike Kosciesza at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (705) 743-3681 ext. 263.