Twenty-five Michigan players selected during OHL Priority Selection

The Ontario Hockey League held the 2013 OHL Priority Selection today, with the league’s 20 teams claiming the rights to the top 1997 birth-year players in the region. Twenty-five Michigan residents were selected by the Junior A league during the draft process, which began at 9 a.m. and concluded around 7:30 p.m.

Here are the Michigan natives selected by OHL clubs in today’s draft.

Round 1

Sean Day (Rochester), Compuware defenseman – selected 4th overall by Mississauga (granted exceptional status to enter draft a year early)


Round 2

Zach Werenski (Detroit), Little Caesars defenseman – selected 24th overall by London

Ryan Moore (Troy), Belle Tire center – selected 35th overall by Windsor


Round 3

Doug Blaisdell (Livonia), Honeybaked defenseman – selected 58th overall by Kitchener


Round 4



Round 5

Brendan Warren (Carleton), Compuware center – selected 81st overall by Windsor

David Ovsjannikov (Rochester), Oakland Grizzlies goaltender – selected 88th overall by Saginaw

Alex King (Plymouth), Compuware center – selected 93rd overall by Plymouth


Round 6

Nick Boka (Plymouth), Compuware defenseman – selected 103rd overall by Sarnia

Brent Gates (Grand Rapids), Compuware defenseman – selected 109th overall by Owen Sound


Round 7



Round 8

Grant Gabriele (Brighton), Compuware defenseman – selected 145th overall by Kingston

Dakota Joshua (Dearborn), Honeybaked center – selected 156th overall by Plymouth


Round 9

Nathan Kwiecinski (Livonia), Little Caesars defenseman – selected 161st overall by Erie

Brody Stevens (Ann Arbor), Compuware center – selected 169th overall by Sarnia


Round 10

Nick Azar (Grosse Pointe Park), Belle Tire defenseman – selected 187th overall by Barrie

Matthew Hudie, Little Caesars forward – selected 189th overall by Windsor


Round 11

Zach Osburn (Plymouth), Honeybaked defenseman – selected 212th overall by Guelph


Round 12

Tyler Sensky (Canton), Compuware defenseman – selected 236th overall by Plymouth


Round 13

Jake Gingell (Gregory), Compuware defenseman – selected 240th overall by Sault Ste. Marie

Keegan Ward (Galesburg), West Michigan Hounds forward – selected 248th overall by Plymouth

Jared Domin (Grand Rapids), Belle Tire forward – selected 254th overall by Oshawa


Round 14

Michael Montambault (Ann Arbor), Victory Honda center – selected 266th overall by Niagara

Brendan VanSweden (Kentwood), Kentwood forward – selected 268th overall by Saginaw


Round 15

Carter Woolley, Oakland Grizzlies forward – selected 284th overall by Mississauga

Sam Miletic (Bloomfield Township), Cranbrook center – selected 295th overall by London

Jalen Smereck (Detroit), Oakland Grizzlies defenseman – selected 299th overall by Oshawa

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