Hounds exchange Savard for four picks from Barrie
SAULT STE MARIE, ONTARIO ~~~~~ January 3, 2023 (LSNews) Soo Greyhounds General Manager Kyle Raftis announced today that the club has acquired four Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection picks from the Barrie Colts in exchange for forward Tyler Savard.
The Greyhounds receive a 2nd Round Pick in 2024 (Flint’s), 3rd Round Pick in 2025 (Saginaw’s), 3rd Round Pick in 2026 (Kingston’s) and 4th Round Pick in the 2024 (London’s) OHL Priority Selections.
Savard, 19, was originally selected in the 11th Round of the 2019 OHL Priority Selection by the Greyhounds.
In 79 career regular season games played, the Peterborough ON native has 18 goals and 40 assists (good for 58 points).
He recorded 6 points (3G, 3A) in 10 post-season games last year.
“Joining the organization as a late round pick, Tyler made great strides in his game and we thank him for all his efforts both on and off the ice. We wish him the best of luck in Barrie” stated Raftis.
The trade comes in advance of tomorrow’s (Wed. Jan 4) home game for the Hounds where they will play host to the Kitchener Rangers. Game time at the GFL Memorial Gardens is 7:07 PM.
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The Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds are a major junior ice hockey team in the Ontario Hockey League. The Greyhounds play home games at the GFL Memorial Gardens. The present team was founded in 1962 as a team in the Northern Ontario Hockey Association.