Rees on Team Cherry
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.