JACOB HOLMES was the first member of #OHLHoundPower selected in the 2021 NHL Draft.
The Alliston, ON was selected today in the 5th Round (143rd overall) by the Dallas Stars.
Originally selected in the 1st Round of the 2019 OHL Priority Selection by the Greyhounds, Holmes appeared in 57 games for the Hounds that year (2019-20) notching 3 goals and 6 assists.
• NHL Draft process ‘a lot different’ for Greyhounds blueliner (Sootoday.com – July 23, 2021)
• Jacob Holmes – 2021 Draft Prospect Profile (thehockeywriters.com)
• Holmes, Calisti, Boudreau in Final 2021 NHL Central Scouting Rankings (soogreyhounds.com – May 27, 2021)
• Holmes loses ‘biggest year of my hockey career’ (Sault Star – April 21, 2021)
• No Europe for Hounds Holmes (Sault Star – January 8, 2021)
2020-21; Selected in the 5th Round (143rd overall) of the 2021 NHL Draft by the Dallas Stars … Rated 70th for North American Skaters in NHL Central Scouting’s Final Draft Rankings … 2019/20 (3G,6A,9PTS in 57GP); Named co-recipient of the Greyhounds ‘Scholastic Player of the Year’ in year-end awards presentation … Named the OHL’s West Division Academic Player of the Month for December … Scored his 1st-career OHL goal on Nov. 15 vs HAM … Represented Team Canada Red at the 2019 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge (1G in 5GP) … Recorded his first-career point (assist) on Sept. 28 @SAG … 2018/19; One of 46 players invited to Canada’s National Under-17 Development Camp … Originally selected in the 1st Round (18th overall) in the 2019 OHL Priroity Selection … Was a silver medalist with Team Ontario at the 2019 Canada Winter Games … Captained the York-Simcoe Express Minor Midget Hockey Club in 2018-19 where he tallied 7 goals and 10 assists in 33 games played