SARNIA, ON – Sarnia Sting General Manager, Nick Sinclair is pleased to announce the addition of Free Agent, Jordan Ernst.
Jordan is a 6’2”, 205 lb defenceman who split the 2015-16 season between the Madison Capitals (USHL) and Bowling Green State University (NCAA Division I).
Originally selected 5th overall by the Madison Capitals in the 2015 USHL Entry Draft, Ernst played in 16 games with the club; tallying 4 assists and 24 PIMS. The Mokena, Illinois native left the Capitals in December to join Bowling Green where he registered 2 assists in 15 contests.
The season prior (2014-15), the defenceman pitched in for 9 goals and 12 assists (21 PTS) in 26 games with the Chicago Mission U18 Club.
When asked about making the move to the OHL, Jordan commented, “I am very excited and thankful for the opportunity to play for such a great organization and I am looking forward to this journey!”
The addition of Ernst will add depth to an already sturdy Sting back-end. General Manager, Nick Sinclair adds, “We are very excited that Jordan has made the decision to join our Hockey Club for the upcoming season. He is a quality young man that will add strength and depth to our blue-line. Given his on-ice capabilities and experience; we believe that he will be a solid contributor to our group. We would like to officially welcome Jordan and his family to the Sting Organization.”