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2022 Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection Presented by Real Canadian Superstore

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Round 1 | Pick 7 – D Henry Mews

With the seventh overall pick in the 2022 OHL Priority Selection, the Ottawa 67’s have selected defenceman Henry Mews, of the Toronto Jr. Canadiens (GTHL).

“Henry is a dynamic puck-moving defenceman,” said General Manager James Boyd. “We are extremely excited to welcome him to the Ottawa 67’s.”

A native of Nepean, Mews recorded 14 goals and 64 assists for 78 points in 52 regular season games. In six games at the OHL Cup, he notched a goal and four assists, totalling five points, as his Jr. Canadiens finished as the tournament’s runners-up.

Henry Mews

Position: Defenceman

Born: March 9, 2006

Height: 6’0

Weight: 174lbs

Shoots: Right

Round 1 | Pick 21 – Frankie Marelli 

With the 21st overall selection in the first round of the 2022 OHL Priority Selection, the Ottawa 67’s have selected Frankie Marrelli, from the Markham Waxers in the OMHA.

“Frankie is a mobile, competitive, offensive-minded defenceman,” said Ottawa 67’s General Manager James Boyd. “We are thrilled to add him to our hockey club.”

Marrelli recorded 12 goals and 23 assists for 35 points in 26 games. At the OHL Cup in March, the Markham native was third on his team in scoring, with one goal and five assists, in his club’s five games.

Position: Defenceman

Born: February 16th, 2006.

Height: 5’10

Weight: 186lbs

Shoots: Left

Round 2 | Pick 39 – Caden Kelly

With their final pick on day one of the OHL Priority Selection, the Ottawa 67’s select Caden Kelly, from the Mississauga Senators in the GTHL.

“Caden Kelly is a relentless competitor who plays with an edge, and has a nose for the net,” said 67’s Assistant General Manager and Director of Scouting, Jan Egert. “He is a player that can change the momentum in a game”

The right-handed shot Kelly scored 22 goals and added an additional 20 assists in 27 regular-season games, before playing in the OHL Cup, eventually helping his team win the championship. In the OHL Cup, Kelly finished tied for ninth in total points, with four goals and five assists.

Position: Wing

Born: January 15th, 2006

Height: 5’11

Weight: 169lbs

Shoots: Right

Round 4 | Pick 70 – Jack Parsons

The Barber Poles will make their next selection in the fourth round, 70th overall. Day two of the OHL Priority Selection begins Saturday morning at 9 am ET.

With the 70th overall pick in the 2022 OHL Priority Selection, the Ottawa 67’s have selected goaltender Jack Parsonsof Mount St. Charles Academy (USA).

“Jack Parsons is an athletic goaltender, with a track record of success at the Mount St. Charles program over the last two years,” said Assistant General Manager Jan Egert. “He will be playing with the USA National Development Program for the next two seasons.”

Hailing from IthacaNew York, Parsons posted a record of 29-2-1 with Mount St. Charles, this season, with a .923 save percentage, and 2.13 goals against average.

Jack Parsons

Position: Goaltender

Born: January 15, 2006

Height: 6’2

Weight: 174lbs

Catches: Left

Round 5 | 90th – Caton Ryan

With the 90th overall pick in the 2022 OHL Priority Selection, the Ottawa 67’s have selected centre Caton Ryanof the Carleton Place Canadians (U18).

“Caton has a lot of talent, and is very good with the puck” said 67’s scout Bert O’Brien. “We’re very pleased to add him to the Ottawa 67’s.”

A Kanata native, Ryan scored 12 goals and 21 assists for 33 points in 32 games, this season. Through five games in the postseason, he notched two goals and five assists for seven points.

Caton Ryan

Position: Centre

Born: June 25, 2006

Height: 5’11

Weight: 165lbs

Shoots: Left

Round 6 | Pick 110 – Hayden Duncan

With the 110th overall selection in the OHL Priority Selection, the Ottawa 67’s select Hayden Duncan, of the Lambton Jr. Sting of the MHAO

“Hayden is a highly athletic goaltender,” said 67’s scout, Tristan Whitley. “He is a relentless competitor, who never gives up on the play.”

The Lambton native East Lambton played 14 games with the Jr. Sting last season, posting one shutout. In the playoffs, Duncan played an additional four games.

Position: Goaltender

Born: April 26th, 2006

Height: 5’11

Weight: 159lbs

Catches: Left

Round 7 | Pick 130 – Ryder Dagenais

The Ottawa 67’s have selected Ryder Dagenais of the Pittsburgh Penguins Elite 15U, with the 130th overall pick in the OHL Priority Selection.

“Ryder Dagenais is a highly-skilled forward,” said 67’s scout Marty Hogan. “He’s hard on the puck, and has the ability to finish chances.”

In 56 regular-season games, the Ottawa native scored 26 goals and added another 19 assists, good for 45 points. Dagenais has also previously played for the Ottawa Valley Titans.

Position: Center

Born: July 14th, 2006

Height: 5’09

Weight: 174lbs

Shoots: Right

Round 8 | Pick 150 – Talan Palmer 

With the 150th overall pick in the 2022 OHL Priority Selection, the Ottawa 67’s have selected centre Talan Palmer, of the London Jr. Knights AAA (U16) program.

“Talan Palmer is a skilled forward, who is a good skater, and sees the ice well,” said 67’s scout Brian Connor. “He isn’t afraid to go to the dirty areas on the ice, and doesn’t back down from anyone.”

Through 27 games with London, this season, Palmer scored 10 goals and 22 assists for 32 points with his hometown team, as well as a goal and three assists in five games at the OHL Cup.

In the playoffs, Palmer added six goals and eight assists for 14 points in eight games.

Talan Palmer

Position: Centre

Born: October 12, 2006

Height: 5’7

Weight: 146lbs

Shoots: Left

Round 9 | Pick 170 – John McNelis

With their ninth-round pick, 170th overall in the OHL Priority Selection, the Ottawa 67’s select John McNelis of Detroit Little Caesars 15’S.

“John is a strong skater, with a hard shot, who finishes chances,” said 67’s scout Marty Hogan. “He drives play with his pace and relentless effort.”

In 12 games with Little Caesars, McNelis scored 10 goals and seven assists.

Position: Forward

Born: January 9th, 2006

Height: 5’08

Weight: 140lbs

Shoots: Left

Round 10 | Pick 190 – Joshua Brady

With the 190th overall pick in the OHL Priority Selection, the Ottawa 67’s select defenceman Joshua Brady of the Clarington Toros.

“Joshua Brady is a smooth-skating, puck-moving defenceman, who plays with an edge,” said 67’s scout Jay Lacroix. “We are extremely excited to welcome him to the Ottawa 67’s.”

In the regular season, the Peterborough native scored 11 goals, and added 16 assists in 30 games. His success continued into the playoffs, where he scored seven points, including one goal in six games.

Position: Defence

Born: January 11th, 2006

Height: 5’11

Weight: 157lbs

Shoots: Right

Round 11 | Pick 210 – Ty Levy

With the 210th overall pick in the 2022 OHL Priority Selection, the Ottawa 67’s have selected goaltender Ty Levy, of the North Jersey Avalanche (U18) program.

“Ty Levy is a technically sound, hard-working goaltender, who played in the under-18 AYHL this season,” said 67’s scout Joe Cartigiano. “He also enjoyed success with Suffern High School, winning the NYSPHSAA High School Championship.”

Born in Hamilton, Ontario, Levy appeared in six games with the Avalanche, this season, posting a .937 save percentage, and 2.33 goals against average.

Ty Levy

Position: Goaltender

Born: September 9, 2006

Height: 6’2

Weight: 160lbs

Catches: Left

Round 12 | Pick 230 – Matthew Souliere 

The Ottawa 67’s select Matthew Souliere of the London Jr. Knights, with the 230th overall selection in the 2022 OHL Priority Selection.

“Matthew is a forward that has both size, and skill,” said 67’s scout Brian Connor. “He has an impressive shot, and is a selfless player who will do whatever it takes to help his team win.”

The London native played 27 games with the Jr. Knights, scoring 11 goals, and helping out on another 12. In the playoffs, Souliere played eight games, scoring five points, including four goals.

Position: Wing

Born: August 1st, 2006

Height: 6’0

Weight: 177lbs

Shoots: Left

Round 13 | Pick 250 – Ethan MacDonald

With the 250th overall pick in the 2022 OHL Priority Selection, the Ottawa 67’s have selected forward Ethan MacDonaldof the Ajax-Pickering Raiders (U16) program.

“Ethan is a 200-foot player, who played a key role with Ajax-Pickering, this season,” said General Manager James Boyd. “He has room for growth, and we are excited to watch his development.”

An Ajax native, MacDonald suited upon 25 games with the Raiders, this season, scoring 16 goals and 13 assists for 29 points. He also tallied an assist through for postseason games.

Position: Wing

Born: February 21, 2006

Height: 6’0

Weight: 186lbs

Shoots: Left

Round 14 | Pick 270 – Charlie Hilton 

With the 270th overall pick in the OHL Priority Selection, the Ottawa 67’s select winger, Charlie Hilton.

“Charlie Hilton is a big forward who plays with poise,” said 67’s scout Jay Lacroix. “He has soft hands, and sees the ice well.”

With the Clarington Toros of the OMHA, Hilton scored 12 goals, adding another 16 assists in 29 games. In the playoffs, the Oshawa native scored eight points, including three goals in six games.

Position: Wing

Born: September 15th, 2006

Height: 6’3

 Weight: 166lbs

 Shoots: Left

Round 15 | Pick 290 – Birk Cassels

With their final pick (290th overall) in the 2022 OHL Priority Selection, the Ottawa 67’s select Birk Cassels, from the Ohio Blue Jackets 15U.

“Birk is a big goalie, with solid rebound control,” said 67’s scout Marty Hogan. “He battles hard every night, and never gives up on the play.”

Cassels, the son of former 67’s forward Andrew Cassels, had a .940 save percentage in the T1EHL in nine games. He allowed just 1.1 goals per game, and finished with two shutouts.

Position: Goaltender

Born: November 13th, 2006

Height: 6’2

Weight: 150lbs

 Catches: Left

 

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