2015 OHL Gold Cup Rosters Announced

Tuesday April 14, 2015

KITCHENER, ON: The Ontario Hockey Federation (OHF) and ALLIANCE Hockey, in partnership with the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), announced Tuesday the 161 players who will be part of the 2015 OHL Gold Cup, which will be held May 7-10 in Kitchener, Ontario.

The players selected, born in 1999, were selected by the teams (Member Partner’s and Hockey Canada Branches) appointed Director of Operations, with support from Darrell Woodley, Director of OHL Central Scouting. These players will compete in a 20 game tournament where they will be evaluated by Hockey Canada scouts.

Ryan Jankowski, Hockey Canada’s head scout for the men’s Program of Excellence, will lead player selection for both the summer camp and three national teams, with assistance from regional scouts – Carl Bouchard (Quebec, Atlantic Canada), Wade Klippenstein (Western Canada), Darrell Woodley and Barclay Branch (Ontario).

Over 30 players from the OHL Gold Cup were invited to the first Hockey Canada Under-17 National Camp, with 23 players from the event cracking the Team Canada White, Red and Black rosters.

The OHL Gold Cup has hosted elite prospects and 2015 National Hockey League (NHL) draft eligible players such as Travis Konecny, Dylan Strome, Mitch Marner and 2015 Team Canada World Junior Gold Medalist Lawson Crouse.

126 players selected in the 2015 OHL Priority Selection will compete in the 2015 U16 OHL Gold Cup including 19 first round picks:

Barrie Colts (6):
Aidan Brown (OMHA White)
Kyle Heitzner (OMHA White)
Jaden Peca (GTHL Red)
Christian Propp (OMHA White)
Zakary Rodrigue (HEO)
Jason Willms (ALLIANCE)

Erie Otters (3):
Ryan Martin (ALLIANCE)
Brett Neumann (GTHL Blue)
Josh Wainman (OMHA Black)

Flint Firebirds (4):
Samuel Duchesne (GTHL Blue)
Ryan McLeod (GTHL Blue)*
Jack Phibbs (OMHA White)
Kyle Waters (OMHA White)

Guelph Storm (9):
Nick Deakin-Poot (OMHA White)
Quinn Hanna (OMHA Black)
Jakob Lee (OMHA Black)
Michael Mannara (GTHL Blue)
Anthony Popovich (OMHA Black)
Cedric Ralph (OMHA Black)
Isaac Ratcliffe (ALLIANCE)*
Nate Schnarr (ALLIANCE)
Liam Stevens (OMHA White)

Hamilton Bulldogs (6):
Mackenzie Entwistle (GTHL Red)
Fedor Gordeev (GTHL Red)
Zachary Jackson (GTHL Blue)
Isaac Nurse (ALLIANCE)
Matthew Strome (GTHL Blue)*
Reilly Webb (GTHL Red)

Kingston Frontenacs (7):
Jakob Brahaney (OMHA Black)
Tyler Burnie (OMHA Black)
Robbie Burt (GTHL Blue)*
Mack Hancock (OMHA Black)
Jacob Paquette (HEO)
Mario Peccia (GTHL Red)
Colin Vandenhurk (OMHA Black)

Kitchener Rangers (8):
Joseph Garreffa (GTHL Blue)
Ryan Kula (GTHL Red)
Nicholas McHugh (HEO)
Greg Meireles (HEO)*
Andrew McIntyre (ALLIANCE)
Alex Peterson (HNO)
Luke Richardson (OMHA Black)
Elijah Roberts (GTHL Blue)

London Knights (10):
Ian Blacker (OMHA White)
Evan Bouchard (OMHA White)*
Jeff Clarke (ALLIANCE)
Liam Dennison (GTHL Red)
Jordan DiCicco (ALLIANCE)
Finn Evans (GTHL Blue)
Jacob Golden (GTHL Red)
Robert Thomas (OMHA White)
Cole Tymkin (HNO)
Max Vinogradov (ALLIANCE)

Mississauga Steelheads (7):
Scoley Dow (OMHA Black)
Max Fortin (HNO)
Aidan McFarland (OMHA Black)
Ryan O’Connell (HEO)
Owen Tippett (GTHL Red)*
Matthew Titus (HEO)
Darcy Walsh (HEO)

Niagara IceDogs (8):
Cameron Bisson (HEO)
Mitchell Crevatin (ALLIANCE)
Cal Davis (OMHA Black)
Hayden Davis (ALLIANCE)*
Liam Ham (OMHA White)
Colton Incze (GTHL Red)
Max Khull (NOHA)
Ben Jones (GTHL Red)*

North Bay Battalion (6):
Eric Allair (NOHA)
Jacob Ball (OMHA Black)
Bradley Chenier (NOHA)
Joseph Franzin (OMHA White)
Brady Lyle (NOHA)*
Daniel Walker (NOHA)

Oshawa Generals (4):
Keegan Ferguson (OMHA White)
Sullivan Sparkes (ALLIANCE)
Gage Stephney (NOHA)
Jack Studnicka (ALLIANCE)*

Ottawa 67’s (7):
Corey Andonovski (OMHA White)
Ben Evans (OMHA White)
Noel Hoefenmayer (GTHL Blue)
Austen Keating (OMHA White)*
Jake Robinson (HNO)
Jacob Smith (HEO)
Hudson Wilson (GTHL Red)

Owen Sound Attack (8):
Riley Daniels (OMHA White)
Regan Kimens (GTHL Red)
Markus Phillips (GTHL Blue)*
Zachary Sheedy (GTHL Red)
Matthew Struthers (OMHA White)
Nick Suzuki (ALLIANCE)*
Cayse Ton (NOHA)
Mackenzie Warren (OMHA Black)

Peterborough Petes (9):
Simon Boyko (GTHL Red)
C.J. Clarke (GTHL Blue)
Cameron Crotty (HEO)
Cole Fraser (HEO)
Zach Gallant (GTHL Red)*
Nicholas Grima (GTHL Red)
Nick Isaacson (GTHL Blue)
Bryce Misley (GTHL Red)
Perth Swick (OMHA White)

Saginaw Spirit (3):
Brendan Bonello (GTHL Blue)
Brady Gilmour (OMHA Black)*
Robert Proner (GTHL Blue)

Sarnia Sting (2):
Aidan Hughes (ALLIANCE)
Ryan McGregor (OMHA Black)

Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (6):
Taylor Carlson (HEO)
Morgan Frost (OMHA Black)
Liam Hawel (HEO)*
Dougie Newhouse (HNO)
Zach Taylor (NOHA)
Lucas Thorne (OMHA White)

Sudbury Wolves (9):
Conor Ali (OMHA Black)
Shane Bulitka (ALLIANCE)
Macauley Carson (OMHA Black)
Donovan Cowan (ALLIANCE)
Ben Garagan (GTHL Blue)
Declan Hilton (HEO)
Owen Lane (ALLIANCE)
David Levin (GTHL Red)*
Jake McGrath (GTHL Blue)

Windsor Spitfires (5):
Kyle Auger (HNO)
Michael DiPietro (ALLIANCE)
Devlin Shanahan (GTHL Blue)
Thomas Stevenson (HEO)
Gabe Vilardi (HEO)*

*first round pick in the 2015 OHL Priority Selection


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OHL Gold Cup

The OHL Gold Cup is an annual event created to feature Ontario’s top Under-16 talent. As part of the revamped Hockey Canada Program of Excellence, the top players from the OHL Gold Cup will be invited to attend the Hockey Canada Under-17 National Camp where they will practice and compete against other players throughout Canada to earn a spot on Team Canada and compete at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.

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