2012 OHL Cup Showcase Tournament – Day 1 Results
Toronto, ON – The 2012 Ontario Hockey League Cup Showcase Tournament hosted by the Greater Toronto Hockey League opened Tuesday evening at the Hershey Centre in Mississauga, ON, with four games on the schedule. A full 16-game schedule resumes on Wednesday morning.
2012 OHL Cup – Day 1 Results:
Game 1: Vaughan Kings 4 (1-0-0) vs. Hamilton Jr. Bulldogs 0 (0-1-0)
Kings Player of the Game – Justin Brack (1G, 1A)
Bulldogs Player of the Game – Justin Whitwell
Game 2: Toronto Marlboros 5 (1-0-0) vs. Southern Tier Admirals 3 (0-1-0)
Marlboros Player of the Game – Michael Cramarossa (1A)
Admirals Player of the Game – Michael Singh (Goaltender)
Game 3: Mississauga Rebels 3 (1-0-0) vs. North York Rangers 0 (0-1-0)
Rebels Player of the Game – Michael Prapavessis (1A)
Rangers Player of the Game – Michael-Antonio Vergara (Goaltender)
Game 4 – Don Mills Flyers 6 (1-0-0) vs. Sun County Panthers 5 (0-1-0)
Flyers Player of the Game – C.J Bollers (1A)
Panthers Player of the Game – Scott Florence (1G)
For full recaps, stats, schedules, and tournament information please visit www.ohlcup.ca.
A total of 147 players that competed in the 2011 OHL Cup Showcase Tournament were selected in the 2011 OHL Priority Selection including 16 players chosen in the first round. The Marlies led all minor midget teams with 13 players that were later selected in the 2011 OHL Priority Selection including first round picks Nicholas Ritchie who was selected second overall by the Peterborough Petes, Jordan Subban who was selected fifth overall by the Belleville Bulls, and David Perklin who was chosen 17th overall by the Ottawa 67’s. The Flyers had 12 players selected including first round picks Max Domi, Adam Bateman, and Darnell Nurse who was the third overall pick to the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds.
Three of the last four players selected first overall in the NHL Entry Draft are OHL and OHL Cup graduates including Taylor Hall of the Edmonton Oilers, John Tavares of the New York Islanders, and Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay Lightning. 2011 NHL Rookie of the Year Jeff Skinner of the Carolina Hurricanes also competed in this event.
For more information please visit www.ohlcup.ca