Windsor Spitfires Select Three Players in OHL U-18 Draft
With the fifth overall pick in the 2019 Ontario Hockey League Under- 18 Priority Selection, general manager Warren Rychel has chosen Aydin Parekh. The 17-year-old is a 5’7, 176 pound defenceman that split the 2018-19 season between the Mississauga Reps and North York Rangers.
In the second round, with the #25 overall pick, Rychel took goalie Matthew Tovell from the Kingston Frontenacs. The 17-year-old checks in at 6’2 and 174 lbs, having posted a 2.74 goals against average in 19 games played last season.
In the third and final round, with the #45 pick, we selected Eric Vitale, a 6’2, 161-pound right winger from the Toronto Junior Canadiens.
All three players are expected to take part in this Saturday’s Mini-Camp.