Mississauga, Ont. – The Mississauga Steelheads are pleased to announce the commitment of the team’s 12th round selection (228th overall) of the 2016 OHL Priority Selection, defenseman, Jacob Gravelle. Gravelle was originally drafted from the Don Mills Flyers Minor Midget AAA organization.
The North Bay, Ontario native played with the North Bay Trappers this past season where he recorded 45 points (15 goals, 30 assists) in 36 games. He was named the GNML’s Best Defenseman and was also named a GNML First Team All Star.
“Jake is a smooth skating defenseman with excellent hockey sense, said Steelheads general manager, James Boyd. Jake has shown great improvement over the last two seasons. His competitive nature and passion for the game will help him to quickly transition to OHL hockey. The Steelheads are very excited that Jake has chosen Mississauga to continue his hockey development.”
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