First round pick Matthew Poitras commits to Storm

Guelph Storm


Guelph, Ont. – General Manager and Head Coach George Burnett announced today that the Guelph Storm have received a commitment from Matthew Poitras and his family and have signed a Standard Player Agreement with the club.

Poitras, a 5-foot-10, 160 lbs forward from Brooklin, Ontario, was the 12th overall pick in the 2020 OHL Priority Selection.

“Matthew is very skilled and an offensive threat every time he’s on the ice,” said Burnett. “He is extremely competitive and has an elite vision with the puck. We are excited to officially welcome Matthew to our club.”

The 2004-born Poitras is a product of the Whitby Wildcats Minor Midget AAA program in the OMHA ETA.  During his minor midget AAA regular season in 2019-20, Poitras posted 26 goals, 42 assists and 68 points for the Wildcats.

“I’m super excited to make it official and be a part of such a great organization,” said Poitras. “I can’t wait to get on the ice and get things started in Guelph.”

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