Erie, Pennsylvania – Erie Otters General Manager Dave Brown announced today that defenseman Jamie Drysdale, the fourth overall choice in the 2018 Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection, has committed to the team and agreed to an OHL standard player agreement.
Drysdale, 15, appeared in 57 games with the Toronto Marlboros of the Greater Toronto Hockey League, tallying eight goals and 50 points in the 2017-18 season. He highlighted 2018 by captaining his team to a GTHL Championship and being the GTHL’s Player of the Year.
The 6-foot, 165-pound native of Toronto, Ontario, lead his Marlboros to an OHL Cup Semi-Finals berth and was named to the Gatorade OHL Cup All-Star Team for his efforts by leading all defensemen in scoring with a goal and nine points over six games. His eight assists tied for the tournament lead. Most recently, Drysdale helped GTHL Red to a 2018 OHL Gold Cup Final appearance, where he chipped in an assist in the four-game tournament.
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