Twelve Connecticut Hockey Prospects Selected in the 2015 QMJHL Draft

QMJHLThe 2015 Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) Draft took place on Saturday June 6th, 2015 at the Palais des Sports Léopold-Drolet in Sherbrooke, Quebec (Canada).  At the close of the fourteen-round event, there were twelve players with ties to Connecticut that were selected.  Below is a quick breakdown:


6 96 Sherbrooke Matt Allen F Selects Academy Smithfield, RI Providence College (2018)
7 110 Rimouski Alex Mella F Shattuck St. Mary’s U16 Stamford, CT
7 127 Rimouski Lucas Niezelski D Boston Junior Bruins U16 Manchester, CT
9 154 Saint John Ben Mirageas D Avon Old Farms Newburyport, MA
12 203 Baie-Comeau Christian LeSueur F Brunswick School Greenwich, CT
13 221 Chicoutimi Matt Gosiewski F Millbrook School Wilton, CT Harvard University (2016)
13 223 Cape Breton Jake Gresh D Avon Old Farms Avon, CT
14 236 Acadie-Bathurst Patrick Dawson D Westminster Medway, MA
14 238 Victoriaville Brendan Casey D Wolfpack Glastonbury, CT
14 248 Val-d’Or Eric Esposito F Loomis Chaffee West Haven, CT
14 250 Québec Jack Hoey ** F Choate Fairfield, CT
14 251 Blainville-Boisbriand Patrick Harper F Avon Old Farms New Canaan, CT Boston University (2016)


** Jack Hoey played Connecticut high school hockey for Fairfield Prep (Fairfield, CT) in 2013-2014, before transferring to Choate for the 2014-2015 season.