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Greater Metro Hockey League (GMHL) Announces Early Draft for Graduating NAPHL Players

 August 9th, 2023 at 10:53AM  August 9th, 2023 3:56PM


The Greater Metro Hockey League (GMHL) is excited to officially announce an early draft event exclusively dedicated to graduating players from the North American Prospects Hockey League (NAPHL). This groundbreaking initiative, designed to provide enhanced opportunities for emerging talent, is scheduled to take place on May 1, 2024.

The GMHL has long been committed to fostering the growth and development of promising hockey players, and this early draft represents a significant step towards fulfilling that commitment. Graduating players from the NAPHL will have the chance to make their mark in the GMHL, as all teams within the league will have the exceptional opportunity to draft these talented individuals.

The early draft event on May 1st, 2024, promises to be a showcase of promising potential as GMHL teams select from the pool of graduating NAPHL players. This initiative not only underlines the league's dedication to scouting and nurturing young talent but also serves as a testament to the cooperative spirit within the world of hockey.

"We are thrilled to introduce this early draft for graduating NAPHL players," stated Bob Russell, President of the GMHL. "This initiative aligns perfectly with our mission of providing a platform for talented athletes to advance their careers. We look forward to seeing the positive impact these young players will undoubtedly make within our league."

The GMHL extends its gratitude to the NAPHL for their collaboration in making this early draft possible. This partnership further exemplifies the shared vision of propelling promising players into the next phase of their hockey journey.

For further updates and details about the early draft event, please stay tuned to the official GMHL website and our social media channels.

About GMHL: The Greater Metro Hockey League (GMHL) is a premier junior A hockey league operating in Ontario and Quebec, renowned for its commitment to player development and sportsmanship. With a proud history of fostering young talent, the GMHL continues to make significant strides in advancing the careers of aspiring hockey players.

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