Mike Mackley sums up the OLA Jr. A draft and adds in his own insights:
1. Mimico Moutaineers – Jonathan Donville – Oakville
2. Whitby Warriors – Luke Keenan – Clarington
3. Barrie Lakeshores – Jordan Caskenette – Owen Sound
4. Burlington Chiefs – Patrick Kaschalk – Windsor
5. Toronto Beaches – Brody McLean – Caledon
6. Toronto Beaches – Bryce Keats – West Durham
7. Peterborough Lakers – Justin Bragg – Clarington
8. Mimico Moutaineers – John Buchan – Newmarket
9. Six Nations Arrows – Jackson Reid – Guelph
10. St. Catharines Athletics – Cameron Badour – Gloucester
11. Whitby Warriors – Tanner Cook – Clarington
12. Peterborough Lakers – Carter O’Connell – Nepean
13. Whitby Warriors – Tyler Stinson – Uxbridge
14. Barrie Lakeshores – Noah Cameron – Centre Wellington
15. Six Nations Arrows – Jamison Dilks – Hamilton
16. Burlington Chiefs – Bailey Brown (G) – Milton
17. Mimico Moutaineers – Riley Matthews – Cambridge
18. St. Catharines Athletics – Luke Burghardt – Clarington
19. Toronto Beaches – Tristan Hanna – Uxbridge
20. Six Nations Arrows – Eric McComber – Kahnawake
21. Orangeville Northmen – Cameron Downey – Halton Hills
22. Toronto Beaches – Michael Harris – Mississauga
Over – Under
With their first ever selection in the OLA Jr. A draft the Mimico Mountaineers selected Jonathan Donville out of the Oakville Hawks organization. Donville saw 3 games of action with the Oakville Buzz Jr. B squad as a call up during the 2014 OLA Junior B season, where he recorded 4 assists.
The Whitby Warriors selected Luke Keenan 2nd overall, Keenan was a regular last season with the Whitby Warriors, despite playing as a call up. Keenan appeared in 18 regular season games, recording 9 goals & 35 assists for 44 points. He then added 13 points in 11 playoff games.
Jordan Caskenette who went 3rd to the Barrie Lakeshores, was another Midget age player who played nearly the whole season with a Junior Club. In 13 games with the Owen Sound North Stars, Caskenette would record 13 goals & 22 assists for 35 points.
The Burlington Chiefs selected Patrick Kaschalk out of Windsor, Kaschalk also saw extended time at the Junior B level, appearing in 18 games with the Windsor Clippers, recording 9 goals & 20 assists for 29 points. Kaschalk also got into 10 playoff games, recording 4 goals & 4 assists for 8 points.
Sixth overall pick of the Toronto Beaches, Bryce Keats also saw Junior B action, appearing in 12 games with the Markham Ironheads, recording 3 goals & 4 assists for 7 points.
Mimico’s 2nd round pick, 17th overall Riley Matthews was technically an AP with the Guelph Regals Junior B Squad, however he appeared in 19 games, scoring 10 goals and 29 assists for 39 points, which was good for 2nd overall on the team.
Justin Bragg, Cameron Badour, Carter O’Connell, Jamison Dilks, and Cameron Downey all also appeared in at least one game with their Midget teams Junior B affiliate.