Wellington Dukes defenceman Declan Carlile headlined a group of five Quinte-area players selected in the 2018 OHL Priority Selection Draft, held Saturday.
The Michigan-born Carlile was taken in the sixth round, 111th overall by the Oshawa Generals. He led all Dukes d-men in points with 39 during the 2017-18 OJHL regular season and has added 9 points in 18 playoff games. Carlile committed to Merrimack College for the 2019-20 NCAA season.
Four Quinte Red Devils Minor Midgets were also picked yesterday.
Forward Isaac Langdon, who already has some junior hockey experience as an affiliated player with the Dukes, was the first Red Devil taken at 32nd overall in Round 2 by the Kitchener Rangers. The 15-year old Langdon has already committed to Clarkson University for the 2020-21 season.
Fellow Dukes AP and defenceman Ben Roger was selected by the London Knights in the fourth round, 74th overall.
In the seventh round, 140th overall, defenceman Cole McGuire was picked by the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds.
The fourth and final Red Devil drafted was forward Jacob Vreugdenhil, in the eighth round, 152nd overall to the Niagara Icedogs.
For the full draft board, including other affiliated players from the Dukes and Trenton Golden Hawks, click HERE