(Greater Sudbury, ON) The Sudbury Wolves added two highly skilled players in the fifth annual U18 OHL Priority Selection Wednesday afternoon selecting Adam Barone, and Garrett Joss.
“We completed another very successful U18 draft and are very happy with the results,” said Sudbury Wolves VP & General Manager Rob Papineau. “We have had much success with the U18 Draft, and we have had a number of talented players join the our roster and play in the OHL.”
With the 6th overall selection in the draft, the Wolves selected defenceman Adam Barone from the Soo Jr. Greyhounds U18 AAA. The 5’11”, 187 lbs., native of Sault Ste. Marie, ON., is a mobile defenceman who displays excellent puck handling skills in all 3 zones while maintaining solid positioning. He plays a highly energetic offensive game and makes sound decisions. In the 2019-20 season with the Soo Greyhounds Midget AAA, Barone recorded 18 points (5G, 13A) in 33 games played.
In the second round, 35th overall, the Wolves selected forward, Garrett Joss of the Whitby Wildcats U18 AAA. The 5’10”, 160lbs., from Whitby ON., is an intelligent, quick, and agile right winger that possesses excellent on ice vision and a scoring touch. He plays an up-tempo game combined with grit and a strong work ethic. During his 2019-20 season with the Trinity College School, Joss tallied 30 points (15G, 15A) In 37 games played.
For more information on the OHL Priority Selection picks, visit: https://sudburywolves.com/article/wolves-add-15-new-players-in-2021-ohl-priority-selection
The 2021 CHL Import Draft is set to take place on Wednesday, June 30th. Wolves’ fans can follow along by visiting sudburywolves.com or on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Fans can get #Readytorun back at the Sudbury Arena come the 2021-22 season September 4th! #ThePackIsBack