Jacob Peterson-Galema & Ethan Allair Selected In U18 Priority Selection
For the second straight draft, the North Bay Battalion stay local for their top pick.
Tonight in the 2018 Under 18 Priority Selection the Troops took Major Midget AAA Trappers defenceman Jacob Peterson-Galema with the 9th overall pick.
The 6’2”, 180-pound defenceman recorded 12 goals and 40 assists for 52 points in 37 games with the Great North Midget League finalists.
“We really liked Jacob’s upside, he improved a lot over the summer, he is a big body with a great hockey IQ, thinks the game very well led the league in points only to another prospect of ours Nick Davis,” said Matt Rabideau. Battalion Assistant GM. “We are hoping for a great summer for Jacob for when he comes to camp.”
North Bay’s Ethan Allair was selected 19th overall by the Sarnia Sting. The small, but skilled defender had 10 goals and 21 assists totaling 31 points in 31 games with the Major Midget AAA Trappers this past season.
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