JAKE SMITH

Val-D'or foreurs - QMJHL


Jake Smith is a high-scoring right wing from Pickering, Ontario who finished the most recent junior hockey season with the Val-d’Or Foreurs of the Québec Major Junior Hockey League. In 66 regular season games with Chicoutimi and Val-d’Or last season, Smith registered 22 goals, 22 assists, and 44 points, which shows his skill despite a smaller 5’9”, 168lbs stature. Prior to playing major junior hockey, Smith was a draft pick of the Mississauga Steelheads (204th overall, 2013), before embarking on a successful season with Rosenheim in the German Development League and eventually landing in the QMJHL.

TROY TIMPANO

​​Erie - OHL


Troy Timpano is a goaltender with the 2016-17 Ontario Hockey League champion and Memorial Cup finalist Erie Otters. The Pickering, Ontario native was drafted by the Sudbury Wolves in the second round, 27th overall, in the 2013 OHL Priority Selection, making him the first goalie taken in the draft. He cracked the Wolves' roster as a 16-year-old, and has since played four seasons in the OHL. Timpano has also impressed in the Hockey Canada Program of Excellence, competing in the OHL Gold Cup and the U17 World Hockey Challenge in 2013. Off the ice, he is a dedicated community member, and has volunteered with initiatives including Coach4Food, the Home Depot Backyard Rink Contest, and the Sudbury Wolves Cub Club.

Josh Allan

TRENTON  - OJHL


Josh Allan, a native of Beaverton, Ontario, is team captain of the OJHL’s Trenton Golden Hawks. The 6’0”, 195lbs defenceman lead his team to win the OJHL East Division and North-East Conference, as well as the Dudley Hewitt Cup as Central Canadian Champions, registering 9 goals and 29 assists for 38 points in just 34 regular season and playoff games. Allan provides a great example of a player committed to constantly improving his game, having succeeded at the Jr. C, Jr. B, and now Jr. A level. He is committed to attend Sacred Heart University in the NCAA next year.

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Jake Bricknell

COBOURG - OJHL


Jake Bricknell is a seasoned junior hockey veteran. He most recently played a key role in the Cobourg Cougars’ 2017 RBC Cup Championship, before which he suited up in 205 games in four seasons between the Hamilton Bulldogs (formerly the Belleville Bulls) and the Guelph Storm. The Port Perry, Ontario native has registered 19 goals, 23 assists, 42 points and 252 penalty minutes in the OHL, but despite these impressive numbers, his presence in the game is felt most in the locker room and the community. The 6’1”, 212lbs winger is a leader on and off the ice, and has also volunteered with several charitable initiatives. His impressive athletic résumé extends beyond the junior level, having been selected for the Hockey Canada Program of Excellence while also being a world junior championship softball player.