Rees on Team Cherry

The Observer (Sarnia) - - SPORTS -

Sar­nia St­ing for­ward Jamieson Rees has been placed on Team Cherry for the CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game on Jan. 23 in Red Deer, Alta.

Teams named for Bobby Orr and Don Cherry will face off in the 24th an­nual show­case for 40 of the best Cana­dian Hockey League play­ers eligible for the 2019 NHL draft. Rees, 17, has seven goals and 11 as­sists in 19 games this sea­son. He won a gold medal play­ing for Canada's un­der-18 team at the Hlinka Gret­zky Cup in Au­gust.

Rees re­ceived a B rat­ing on NHL Cen­tral Scout­ing's most re­cent watch list, mark­ing him as a

sec­ond- or third-round draft can­di­date.

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