MENU

Ville Ottavainen signs OHL Standard Player Agreement

The Kitchener Rangers announced today that defenceman Ville Ottavainen has committed to an Ontario Hockey League standard player agreement.

The first-round, 35th overall selection in the 2019 CHL Import Draft was a member of Karpat Oulu B during the 2018-19 season, registering 9 goals and 34 points in 49 regular season games played.

Ottavainen played four games for Finland’s U17 national team where he tallied a goal and an assist. Following the 2018-19 season the 6.03, 183-pound defenceman was named to Jr. B SM-sarja First All-Star Team.

“Ville will be a great addition to our back end and we look forward to seeing him continue his development here in Kitchener,” said general manager Mike McKenzie. “He is a player with tremendous upside and ability. He adds to our already solid group of young players and will surely be a big part of our team moving forward. We would like to welcome Ville to the Rangers.”

Ville Ottavainen
Position: D
Shoots: R
Height: 6.04
Weight: 195
Hometown: Oulu, Finland
Last Team: Karpat Oulu B
Nationality: Finnish

More News
Rangers Promote Michael Zsolt to Assistant General Manager and Alex Robson to Director of Analytics
4 days ago
2021 #NHLDraft Availability: Francesco Pinelli - 42nd Overall - LA Kings
5 days ago
Kitchener Rangers 2021 NHL Draft Central
1 week ago
OHL Announces 2021 Exhibition Game Schedule
2 weeks ago
Donovan Sebrango invited to Canada's National Junior Team Summer Development Camp
2 weeks ago
Season Ticket Member Survey #2 Results
2 weeks ago