The 2020 OHL Priority Selection takes place Saturday, April 4 beginning at 9:00AM hosted at ontariohockeyleague.com and streaming on YouTube. The entirety of the OHL Priority Selection is conducted online.
Eligible Players – Criteria
North American players born in 2004 and non-overage players (2001-borns, 2002-borns, and 2003-borns), that were not carded with an Ontario based Under-18 (Midget) AAA team, from protected OHL territories are eligible for selection in the 15 rounds of the 2020 OHL Priority Selection.
NOHA Eligible Players
The NOHA has a total of 60 eligible players (29 Forwards, 26 Defencemen, and 5 Goaltenders), all born in the year 2004, with the exception of one 2003.
The OHL Priority Selection Preview and Media Guide
For a comprehensive guide of this upcoming OHL Priority Selection, the OHL has produced The Priority Selection Preview and Media Guide, which features 2019 first overall pick Shane Wright of the Kingston Frontenacs on the cover. It includes a complete list of players eligible for the draft as well as statistics, player profiles, and individual team draft history.
The printable 42-page PDF guide is downloadable through the link HERE and will open in a new window within your internet browser.
NOHA Local Coverage
The local media within each respective centre does an excellent job at covering the teams leading up to the OHL Priority Selection. Please see the links below for more information on the players eligible for this weekend’s OHL Priority Selection.
In the Media
Soo Leads List of Northerners for OHL Draft
Trappers draft hopefuls eager for the OHL Priority Selection
Henderson Optimistic About OHL Draft
Mauro ‘Nervous’ Heading into OHL Draft
Jr. Hounds Up for Grabs At Saturday's OHL Selections Draft
Sault’s Toms Draws Lots of Attention
The NOHA will provide a full list of players that are selected in this Saturday’s OHL Priority Selection on Monday, April 6, 2020.