As the 2016 NHL Entry Draft entered the 4th Round, it was with the 2nd Pick (93rd overall) that the Anaheim Ducks scooped up Greyhound forward JACK KOPACKA.
Kopacka, a native of Metamora MI is coming off his first full season with the Hounds in 2015-16.
In 67 regular season games played the left-winger grabbed 20 goals and 23 assists (good for 43 points).
He was the team’s 2nd-leading rookie scorere while being one of six players whom notched 20+ goals
Recipient of the Hounds 2015-16 “Scholastic Player of the Year” award … Named to 2016 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game roster as part of Team Orr … Recorded his 1st career OHL goal in the team’s home opener on September 25, 2015 vs Windsor … Was one of 42 of the best U.S. players eligible for the 2016 draft to take part in All-American Prospects game on September 24, 2015 in Buffalo, NY … Appeared for Team USA at U17 Five Nations tournament in summer of 2015 … Finished 2014-15 season with 8 goals and 10 assists in 21 games played for Compuware U18 … Made his OHL debut (call-up) on November 15, 2014 at Plymouth … Participated in the Michigan Select Festival in May 2014 … Was 4th Rd Selection of the Sioux Falls Stampeders (USHL) before being selected by the Hounds