Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it didn't have the same feel as other years, but nine teenagers from Waterloo Region will get a shot at playing in the Ontario Hockey League.
Here's a look at the local players who were drafted on Saturday:
- 4th round (75th overall): The Saginaw Spirit selected winger Evan Klein of the Waterloo Wolves
- 4th round (76th overall): Defenceman Cedricson Okitundu went to the Owen Sound Attack. Was also a member of the Waterloo Wolves
- 5th round (95th overall): Peterborough drafted blueliner Stevie Leskovar of the Cambridge Hawks
- 6th round (103rd overall): Defenceman Liam Eveleigh of the Waterloo Wolves was selected by the Sarnia Sting
- 7th round (130th overall): The Barrie Colts took goalie Nolan Chartrand of the Cambridge Hawks
- 8th round (143rd overall): Kitchener Jr. Rangers goalie Dylan Grover was drafted by the Sarnia Sting
- 8th round (160th overall): Goalie Colin McKenzie was selected by Ottawa. He played minor hockey with the Waterloo Wolves
- 9th round (179th overall): Waterloo Wolves centre Andy Reist was taken by the London Knights
- 13th round (252nd overall: Guelph Storm went with winger Lucas Carson of the Waterloo Wolves
Meantime, here's a look at the players drafted by the Kitchener Rangers.