Sarnia Sting 2020 Draft Preview

The Sarnia Sting will look to add to their young core of talent which includes 2017 1st round selection Jamieson Rees, 2018 first round selection Jacob Perreault and 2019 first round selection Ben Gaudreau when the 2020 OHL priority Selection opens this Saturday, April 4th at 9:00 AM EST.

The annual Draft features 300 picks over 15 rounds. For the 13th straight year the OHL Priority Selection Draft Show will showcase the first three rounds through a live video stream online including live pick-by-pick results. Follow the live stream here. 

Stay up to date with all Sarnia Sting Draft picks with Sting Draft Central presented by Imperial. 

North American players that reside in the province of Ontario, the states of Michigan, Pennsylvania, New York and other designated U.S. states east of the Mississippi River born January 1, 2001 through December 31, 2004 are eligible for selection through the 15 round process this year.

The order of selection is determined by inverse order of finish during the past OHL regular season schedule of games with non-playoff teams selection ahead of playoff teams.

The North Bay Battalion hold the first Overall Selection in this year’s priority selection.

Click here to see features on some of this years top eligible prospects.

The Sting hold a total of 15 picks through the 15 scheduled rounds, kicking things off with the 3rd overall selection. See below for the complete breakdown of 2020 Sting draft selections.

1 3
2 34 (from WSR)
3 51 (from SBY)
5 83
6 103
6 107 (From MISS)
7 123
8 143
9 163
10 183
11 203
12 223
13 243
14 263
15 283

Last year the Sarnia Sting chose Goaltender Benjamin Gaudreau with the seventh overall selection. Ben jumped right into the OHL this season and played 28 games for the team. Ben also finished the season as the top 2003 born goalie with 28 games played, 10 wins, 4.34 goals against average and a .890 save percentage.

The Sting received commitments from 5 of their selections from last years selection, including their first 4 selections. All five players saw at least one game of action during the 2019-20 season. Click here for all 2019 Sarnia Sting draft selections.

You can follow the 2020 OHL Priority selection online at with the Live Draft show beginning at 9 AM EST.

Round Overall Name Position Last Team
1 7 Gaudreau, Benjamin G North Bay Trappers
2 35 O’Donnell, Justin C Toronto Marlboros
4 68 Dann, Nolan LW Toronto Red Wings
5 88 Voit, Ty RW Pittsburgh Penguins Elite U15
6 108 Nagra, Devon LD Toronto Nationals
7 128 Behrens, Sean LD Chicago Mission
8 148 Rea, Luca LW North York Rangers
9 168 Mast, Ryan RD Detroit Compuware 16U
10 188 Tarasevich, Nikita RW Detroit Little Caesars
10 197 Beneteau, Nicholas C Windsor Jr. Spitfires
11 208 Palmer-Stephen, Beckett C Kingston Jr. Frontenacs
12 228 Innes, Chris LD Sudbury Jr. Wolves
13 248 Tsakounis, Drew LD Avon Old Farms Winged Beavers
14 268 Murray, Jaxson LW Waterloo Wolves
15 288 Orico, Joshua RD Toronto Red Wings
1 19 Perreault, Jacob C Chicago Mission 16U
4 68 Dillingham-Morelli, Nolan RD Mississauga Rebels MMAAA
4 79 Burke, Nolan C Peterborough Petes MMAAA
5 90 Schingoethe, Wyatt C Chicago Mission 16U
5 99 Hill, Theo C Brantford 99ers MMAAA
6 119 Robertson, Ethan G Clarington Toros MMAAA
8 147 Saye, Owen RW Don Mills Flyers MMAAA
9 179 Kennette, Brendan LD Sun County Panthers MMAAA
10 199 Kocur, Jackson LW Detroit HoneyBaked 16U
11 219 Arnott, Grayson LD St. Andrew’s College Varsity
12 239 Schoen, Ben C Detroit Little Caesars 15’S
13 259 MacKenzie, Connor G Toronto Marlboros MMAAA
14 279 Baptiste, Isaiah LD Nepean Raiders MAAA
15 299 Faragher, Billy RD Elgin-Middlesex Chiefs MMAAA
1 9 Rees, Jamieson C Mississauga Reps Minor Midget AAA
2 37 Hogue, Alexandre LD Cumberland Grads Midget AAA
3 45 Guy, Brayden LW Brampton ’45s Minor Midget AAA
3 48 McCombs, Justin C Kitchener Jr. Rangers Minor Midget AAA
3 52 Kammerer, Colton RD Whitby Wildcats Minor Midget AAA
4 62 Miller, Mitchell RD Detroit HoneyBaked 16U
5 88 Reesor, Ashton LD Vaughan Kings Minor Midget AAA
6 108 Nodler, Josh C Detroit HoneyBaked 16U
6 115 Langevin, Ethan G Whitby Wildcats Minor Midget AAA
8 148 Craft, Cole RW North Bay Trappers Midget
9 168 McCarthy, Case RD Buffalo Jr. Sabres 16U
11 208 Cameron, Matthew RW North Jersey Avalanche 16U
12 228 Redick, Will C North Central Predators Minor Midget AAA
13 248 DeGurse, Nolan C Lambton Jr. Sting Minor Midget AAA
14 268 Nolet, Justin LD Mississauga Senators Minor Midget AAA
15 288 Booker, Joshua LD Brampton ’45s Minor Midget AAA
1 15 Weiss, Tyler C Don Mills Flyers Minor Midget AAA
3 52 Hinz, Brady C Huron Perth Lakers Minor Midget AAA
4 68 Samuelsson, Mattias LD Northwood School Junior
4 79 Lavallee, Ethan RD EC Red Bull Salzburg U18 RC
5 97 Stevens, Samuel C Shattuck-St. Mary’s 16U
6 117 Henderson, Braden LD Barrie Jr. Colts Minor Midget AAA
7 137 McLane, Chase C Detroit Little Caesars 16U
8 157 Ilkos, Evan LW Burlington Eagles Minor Midget AAA
9 177 Coffin, Blair G Southern Tier Admirals Minor Midget AAA
11 217 Giles, Patrick C Skipjacks HC 16U
12 237 Hutchison, Conner LD Selects Academy 16UNat At South Kent School
13 257 Hough, Cameron LW Vaughan Kings Minor Midget AAA
14 277 Heisler, Noah RD Don Mills Flyers Minor Midget AAA
15 297 Knowles, Jakob G Lambton Jr. Sting Minor Midget AAA
14 269 Nienhuis, Nash LD Lambton Jr. Sting Minor Midget AAA
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