Dieppe ready to Host the MHL Draft
Dieppe, NB - The Dieppe Commandos and the City of Dieppe are ready to host the Maritime Junior Hockey League draft coming up on June 18th.
Details have been finalized and all teams will look to select the best players to solidify the future of their franchise. The event will be held at the Arthur J.-LeBlanc Centre on June 18th at 1:15pm. Rogers TV will televise the first two rounds of the draft at 7pm the same night.
"The draft is an important day for any hockey franchise. It is where you build the foundation of your team and add assets for the future. We sure hope to select a couple impact players," said Jean-Francois Damphousse, General Manager for the Commandos.
"We as an organization are also proud to have Rogers TV on board to televise our draft. It will give fans across New Brunswick an opportunity to see some of the best maritime players be selected. It will benefit our league to have that type of visibility."
"We also hope to have local fans attend the event. We will be launching our season ticket drive, and fans will be able to select their seats for the 2011-12 season.
Draft results will be available on the MHL league website www.themhl.ca
Here’s the current draft order for the 1st Round:
7. Metro (obtained from Miramichi)
10. Campbellton (obtained from Summerside)
11. Metro (obtained from Woodstock)
June 17th 2011
8:30am AGM Meeting (Super 8, Dieppe)
1:30pm Golf Day (Mountain Woods Golf Club)
June 18th 2011
9:00am General Managers meeting (Super 8, Dieppe)
1:15pm MHL 2011 Draft (Arthur J.-LeBlanc arena, Dieppe)
Rogers TV will be televising the first 2 rounds of the 2011 MHL Draft