As the 2019 NHL Entry Draft entered the 5th Round on Saturday, the first member of the Soo Greyhounds heard their name called at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, BC.
Soo Greyhounds defenceman JACOB LEGUERRIER was the first Hound selected, with the 2nd pick of the 5th Round by the Montreal Canadiens (126th overall)
LeGuerrier, a native of Gloucester is coming off his third season with the Hounds.
The 6.03, 197-lb defenceman has compiled 6 goals and 27 assists ((33 points) in 165 career games with the Soo.
LeGuerrier was ranked 92nd when the NHL Central Scouting released their final rankings for North American skaters in Mid-April.
With Jacob’s selection, the Greyhounds have now produced an NHL Draft pick in 13 consecutive seasons
2018-19; Ranked 72nd in NHL Central Scouting MidTerm Rankings for North American skaters (Jan. 21) … Played in his 100th career regular season game played on Sept. 28/18 @LDN … 2017-18; Scored his first two career OHL goals on Fri. Apr 27/18 vs KIT (GM5) and was named the Red Star First Star … 2016-17; Recorded his first career OHL point (assist) on Saturday, September 24, 2016 vs OSH … Made his OHL debut on Friday, September 23, 2016 vs Windsor … PAST; Selected in the 8th Round (150th overall) of 2016 OHL Priority Selection … In 27gp recorded 2g, 5a, 7pts with Gloucester Rangers Midget AAA in 2015-16