TORONTO –November 16, 2018 –The top 40 GTHL Minor Midget AAA players will showcase their skills in the 10th Annual GTHL Top Prospects Game, Powered by Under Armour on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at Scotiabank Pond in Downsview Park.
Six celebrity coaches will be behind the benches at this year’s event, including NHL alumni Wendel Clark, Adam Graves, Darcy Tucker, Wayne Primeau, Mike Weaver, and Shayne Corson. Each roster will feature two goaltenders, six defencemen and 12 forwards.
“We’re very grateful to have seen support for this event for the past ten years and have excitement continue to build,” said GTHL Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer Scott Oakman. “Many big names in today’s game have participated in this event in the past and we’re always excited to give our current players the opportunity to showcase their skills. The League is grateful to Under Armour for their continued support and for providing fans and players with the best possible experience.”
Alumni of the event include current NHL stars Connor McDavid, Mitch Marner, Max Domi, as well as projected first overall 2019 NHL Draft pick Jack Hughes.
“The participants in the GTHL Top Prospects Game are among the finest players in the country and deserve the best gear,” says Matt Shearer, Vice President and Managing Director, Under Armour Canada. “It is our mission to make all athletes better and we’re excited to help take these players to the next level by outfitting them in Under Armour performance base layer and training gear.”
Nine different Minor Midget AAA clubs will be represented at the event, with the Toronto Marlboros and Toronto Red Wings leading all clubs with nine players each.
Advance tickets can be purchased online at http://bit.ly/prospect10 or at the GTHL office, located inside Scotiabank Pond at 57 Carl Hall Road in Toronto. The GTHL office is open Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Tickets are $8 in advance or $10 at the gate. Advance ticket purchase is recommended to avoid line-ups at the arena. No passes will be accepted.
Rosters will be as follows:
|Number||Position||First Name||Last Name||Team|
|1||G||Josh||Rosenzweig||Toronto Red Wings|
|2||D||Brandt||Clarke||Don Mills Flyers|
|3||D||Roman||Schmidt||Don Mills Flyers|
|4||D||Ethan||Mistry||Don Mills Flyers|
|5||D||Andre||Anania||Toronto Red Wings|
|6||D||Chandler||Romeo||Toronto Red Wings|
|9||F||Luca||Rea||North York Rangers|
|10||F||Liam||Arnsby||Don Mills Flyers|
|11||F||Brennan||Othmann||Don Mills Flyers|
|12||F||Shane||Wright||Don Mills Flyers|
|14||F||Francesco||Arcuri||Don Mills Flyers|
|15||F||Adam||Fantilli||Toronto Red Wings|
|16||F||Francesco||Pinelli||Toronto Red Wings|
|17||F||Justin||Ertel||Toronto Red Wings|
|18||F||Ryan||Gillespie||Toronto Red Wings|
|19||F||Nolan||Dann||Toronto Red Wings|
|20||F||Luca||Del Bel Belluz||Toronto Red Wings|
|Wendel Clark||Celebrity Coach|
|Mike Weaver||Celebrity Coach|
|Shayne Corson||Celebrity Coach|
|Marc Slawson||Head Coach (Don Mills Flyers)|
|Marshall Bacon||Trainer (Don Mills Flyers)|
|1||G||Forbes||Andersen||Toronto Young Nationals|
|30||G||Samuel||Moncada||Toronto Young Nationals|
|2||D||Deven||Nagra||Toronto Young Nationals|
|3||D||Landon||Cato||Toronto Young Nationals|
|4||D||Ethan||Del Mastro||Toronto Marlboros|
|10||F||Josh||Bloom||Toronto Young Nationals|
|11||F||Zach||Dean||Toronto Young Nationals|
|12||F||Ryan||Del Monte||Toronto Young Nationals|
|14||F||Ikki||Kogawa||Toronto Young Nationals|
|Adam Graves||Celebrity Coach|
|Wayne Primeau||Celebrity Coach|
|Darcy Tucker||Celebrity Coach|
|Daniel Del Monte||Head Coach (Toronto Young Nationals)|
|Jeff Forester||Trainer (Toronto Young Nationals)|