IL Indoor brings you live blogging coverage of the Major Series Lacrosse draft of graduating junior players. The draft will start at about 12:30 ET at the league meeting in Whitby. Come back this afternoon to follow the draft as it unfolds live.
For some background on some key players, see my preview of the draft published earlier.
The first big news of the day comes in a change to the protected list for the Brampton Excelsiors. They had formerly announced that they would be protecting Jake Weidner and Dan Keane. It has just been announced that they will not be protecting Weidner. In his place, they will protect Dylan Webster.
12:28 All teams are in place at the table and initial business has been taken care of. Draft to start any minute. Make the jump to see how the draft plays out.
Oakville Rock: Rob Hellyer, Orangeville Northmen
Hellyer is an outstanding shooter and dynamic offensive presence. He has played with the Toronto Rock in the NLL and should help boost the Oakville offence immediately.
Brampton Excelsiors: Chad Tutton, Whitby Warriors
Tutton is a solid defender with good offensive skills as well.
Oakville (from KW): Graeme Hossack, Whitby Warriors
A stud defender with great size and decent hands.
Brooklin Redmen: Jake Weidner, Brampton Excelsiors
Kitchener-Waterloo Kodiaks (from Peterborough via Ajax via Six Nations): Cody McMahon, Orangeville Northmen
Small but talented lefty
Brampton (from Six Nations): Brandon Benn, Orangeville Northmen
Brampton (from St. Regis): Alexis Buque, Whitby Warriors
The first goalie to go in the draft, Buque was named the OLA Jr A goalie of the year in 2013.
Oakville: Patrick Miles, Brampton Excelsiors
Brampton: Luc Magnan, Toronto Beaches/Six Nations Arrows
A big, physical defender who was moved to the Arrows as they gunned for an OLA title.
Oakville (from KW via Brampton): Patrick Root, Burlington Chiefs
Brooklin: Lyle Thompson, Caughnawaga Sr B
Leading scorer in Quebec Senior B league in 2013
Oakville (from Peterborough via KW): Bradley Kri, Orangeville Northmen
KW (from Six Nations): Blair Goss, Orangeville Northmen
Second straight defender from the Northmen to be taken as the second round closes out.
KW (from Oakville): Luc Laskiewicz, Clarington Green Gaels Jr. B
A high-scoring Jr B player with plenty of talent; will have to prove he can step up to the Senior level.
Oakville (from Brampton): Mitch De Snoo, Whitby Warriors
Brooklin (from KW): Emerson Clark, Whitby Warriors
Brooklin: Luke Laidlaw, Halton Hills Bulldogs Jr B
Oakville (from Peterborough): Sean Young, Burlington Chiefs
Six Nations Chiefs: Jack Donnelly, Six Nations Arrows
Oakville: Mike Mawdsley, Barrie Lakeshores
Brampton: Stuart Brownell, St. Catharines Athletics
Six Nations (from KW): Warren Hill, Six Nations Arrows
Brooklin: Curtis Perry, Peterborough Lakers
Peterborough Lakers: Davide DiRuscio, Coquitlam Adanacs
Six Nations: Wayne Hill, Six Nations Arrows
Oakville: Gage Board, Brampton Excelsiors
Brampton: Stefan Diachenko, Whitby Warriors
KW: Dylan Goddard, Clarington Green Gaels Jr B
Brooklin: Connor Buchanan, Nepean Jr B
Peterborough: Riley Quinlan, Peterborough Lakers
Brampton (from Six Nations): Jesse King, Victoria ShamrocksStamp is a TV sports announcer and lacrosse lover whose skill set made him a defender but who always dreamed of being a goal-scorer. He can be reached at email@example.com.
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