MHL Draft 2020 Recap

Photo credit - Jason Simmonds - Journal Pioneer
Capitals first pick in the 2020 Draft, 21st overall, Jonah Jelley. Photo credit – Jason Simmonds – Journal Pioneer

SUMMERSIDE, PEĀ  – The annual Maritime Hockey League draft was held on Saturday June 13th, the event was done online due to the current situation surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Caps, who made 9 picks in total during the draft, added a mix of forwards and defense and also drafted 2 goaltenders. Below is a summary of the Capitals draft picks.

Round 2 (21st overall) Jonah Jelley – LW – Notre Dame Hounds

Round 3 (Territorial pick)
Sid McNeill – D – Oakland Jr Grizzlies

Round 5 (60th overall) Jake Kyle – C – Saint John Vitos

Round 6 (64th overall) Carter Murchison – LW – Cole Harbour Wolfpack

Round 7 (84th overall) Will Smith – D – Charlottetown Knights

Round 8 (96th overall)
Jesse Blanchard – LW – Charlottetown Knights

Round 9 (108th overall)
Aiden Williams – G – Charlottetown Knights

Round 10 (109th overall)
Cruz Loughlin – G – East Coast Blizzard

Round 10 (116th overall)
Jacob Squires – D – Cape Breton Eagles

Summary of Capitals draft picks