The Ottawa 67’s capitalized on their early picks in the 2018 OHL Priority Selection building a future that includes depth up front, in goal, and on the back end.
Their first three picks were slotted in the top-44 and featured forward Cameron Tolnai (6th overall), goaltender Will Cranley (35th overall), and defenceman Alec Belanger (44th overall).
Tolnai earned Player of the Year honours in the OMHA’s SCTA division recording 80 points in just 35 games for the Oakville Rangers.
Cranley played in 18 games for the Peterborough Jr. Petes last season with a 2.15 goals-against-average and three shutouts.
Belanger led the OMHA’s ETA division in scoring among defencemen with 46 points in 34 games for the Barrie Jr. Colts and helped OMHA Black win bronze at the 2018 OHL Gold Cup.
The trio have all officially committed to the 67’s for the 2018-19 season.
Yanic Crete, a centre from the Hawksbury Hawks, rounds out the club’s top picks after being chosen 51st overall.
Tolnai, Cranley, and Belanger will be competing at Hockey Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-17 Development Camp from July 21-27 in Calgary along with fellow 67’s prospects that include fourth round pick Colby Ambrosio and fifth rounder Matthew Maggio both at forward.
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