HAMILTON, ONTARIO –The Hamilton Bulldogs announce they have selected forward Connor Roberts with the 3rd overall pick in the 2016 OHL Priority Selection.

Roberts scored 19 goals and 20 assists in 28 games this season with the Grey-Bruce Highlanders. The 6’3” 204 pound forward also represented Canada at the World Youth Olympics winning a Silver Medal. Roberts finished the tournament with three goals and one assist in four games.

Bulldogs President and General Manager Steve Staios says, “We have been watching Connor closely all season and are thrilled to call his name as the third overall pick.” Staios adds, “Connor Roberts has all the attributes and character that we hold in high regard at the Hamilton Bulldogs and he will be a big part of our organization moving forward.”

The OHL Priority Selection continues today and for all of the updates please follow the team on twitter at @BulldogsOHL.

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