On Friday, April 8th, the Guelph Storm proudly selected Ryan Merkley first overall in the 2016 OHL Priority Selection. Watch as Storm General Manager Mike Kelly, Governor Rick Gaetz, and Guelph’s newest addition all take to the podium for the historic moment.
Merkley is Guelph’s second first overall pick in franchise history, with the previous first overall selection being that of Jeff O’Neill coming back in the 1992 OHL Priority Selection.
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Merkley will be a feature guest on the live 2016 OHL Priority Selection Draft Show beginning at 9:00 am on Saturday April 9, 2016. The draft show along with live results feed will be available at www.ontariohockeyleague.com. For the ninth straight year, media and fans can watch the first three rounds live online with host Terry Doyle who will be joined on set by Darrell Woodley and Tim Cherry of OHL Central Scouting to provide analysis, interviews, and video footage of the next wave of OHL stars.