2020 QMJHL ENTRY DRAFT
CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – The 2020 virtual edition of the QMJHL entry draft has come to an end. Round one took place on Friday evening (June 5th) while Rounds 2-14 took place throughout the day on Saturday, June 6th.
A total of 9 Islanders saw their names get selected in this year’s draft. Here is a recap of who went where out of our eligible Island-born players:
DONOVAN ARSENAULT – Round: (2) Pick: (29) Team: (Rouyn-Noranda Huskies)
The Richmond, PEI native suited up for the Kensington Wild of the NBMMHL last season and was the first Islander taken in this year’s draft. Arsenault recorded 55 points in 39 games played this past season.
SIMON HUGHES – Round: (2) Pick: (38) Team: (Saint John Sea Dogs)
The Stratford, PEI native was a Charlottetown Knights product this season in the NBPEIMMHL. Hughes recorded 42 points over 38 games played.
COLBY HUGGAN – Round: (3) Pick: (48) Team: (Cape Breton Eagles)
Charlottetown’s Colby Huggan recorded 37 points in 33 games this season with the Charlottetown Knights of the NBPEIMMHL.
CAMERON MACLEAN – Round: (3) Pick: (53) Team: (Acadie-Bathurst Titan)
Cameron MacLean a New Haven, PEI native also suited up for the Charlottetown Knights after coming home to play from Stanstead College. He recorded 15 points in 14 games played with the Knights.
JACK HOWATT – Round: (5) Pick: (86) Team: (Acadie-Bathurst Titan)
Another Charlottetown native, Jack Howatt was one of the Charlottetown Knights netminders in the NBPEIMMHL this season. He posted a 0.873 Save Percentage while recording a 4.33 goals-against average in 23 games played this season.
NOLAN STEWART – Round: (10) Pick: (181) Team: (Cape Breton Eagles)
A Montague, PEI native – Nolan Stewart skated in the NBPEIMMHL this season wearing the Charlottetown Knights uniform. He would record 9 points in 38 games played.
SID MCNEILL – Round: (13) Pick: (222) Team: (Halifax Mooseheads)
Summerside’s Sid McNeill was sidelined for most of this season due to a Health-related matter, but nonetheless is a steal of a pick for the Halifax Mooseheads and will be fun to watch as he returns to the ice this upcoming season!
LANDON MACDONALD – Round: (13) Pick: (232) Team: (Charlottetown Islanders)
Stratford, PEI native Landon MacDonald has been selected by his Island team. The Charlottetown Knights defencemen recorded 15 points in 35 games played this season in the NBPEIMMHL.
ISAAC VOS – Round: (14) Pick: (250) Team: (Charlottetown Islanders)
Charlottetown’s Isaac Vos would record 8 points in 29 games this season with the Kensington Wild of the NBPEIMMHL.
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