Courtesy Soo Greyhounds (OHL)
SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. — Kyle Raftis, the general manager from the OHL’s Soo Greyhounds has announced the commitment from a member of the 2018 draft class.
The club has signed defenceman Matthew Halushak, who spent last season with the Thunder Bay North Stars (SIJHL) Jr. A program.
“Matthew made an impression on the staff each and every day throughout training camp and looks to be ready to build on his successful season with the Thunder Bay North Stars,” stated Raftis.
“We are excited to add Matthew to our blue line for the upcoming season and to see him develop in the red and white,” added to Soo GM.
Originally selected in the 9th Round of the 2018 OHL Priority Selection, Halushak played one season with the Thunder Bay North Stars.
In 52 regular season games he recorded 3 goals and 31 assists, good for 34 points.
“I’m very excited to officially sign with the Greyhounds and I want to thank them for believing in me,” said the 17-year-old Thunder Bay native.
“The works starts now, and I’m enthusiastic to get started.”
Draft Status: 9th Round, 2018 OHL Priority Selection
Hometown: Thunder Bay, Ont.
2018-19 Team: Thunder Bay North Stars (SIJHL)