Rosters for the 2015 OHL Gold Cup were announced at a Press Conference today at Activa Sportsplex.
Eight players selected by the Kitchener Rangers in the 2015 Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection were named to team rosters for the event, which takes place May 7 – 10 at the Activa Sportsplex in Kitchener. The Rangers’ first round pick Greg Meireles will lace up for Team HEO, alongside Ottawa Jr. 67’s teammate Nicholas McHugh (selected in the seventh round by Kitchener). Second and third round picks Elijah Roberts (32nd overall) and Joseph Garreffa (44th overall) will also team up on Team GTHL Blue.
Greg Meireles (Round 1 – 12th overall)
Nicholas McHugh (Round 7 – 131st overall)
Elijah Roberts (Round 2 – 32nd overall)
Joseph Garreffa (Round 3 – 44th overall)
Luke Richardson (Round 4 – 79th overall)
Alex Peterson (Round 9 – 171st overall)
Ryan Kula (Round 11 – 211th overall)
Andrew McIntyre (Round 14 – 271st overall)
Full rosters can be found at ohlgoldcup.com.
OHL Gold Cup
The OHL Gold Cup is an annual event created to feature Ontario’s top Under-16 talent. As part of the revamped Hockey Canada Program of Excellence, the top players from the OHL Gold Cup will be invited to attend the Hockey Canada Under-17 National Camp where they will practice and compete against other players throughout Canada to earn a spot on Team Canada and compete at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.