London Students Selected in Round 1 of 2018 NHL Draft

Two Blyth Academy London students were selected in Round One of the 2018 NHL Draft. Evan Bouchard, who graduated from Blyth Academy London in 2017, was selected 10th overall to the Edmonton Oilers, and Liam Foudy, who is set to graduate this year, was selected 18th overall to the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Both Evan and Liam played for the London Knights in the OHL. In 2017/18 Evan ranked first among all defensemen and eight overall in the entire OHL. Liam finished third on the London Knights with 24 goals and represented Team Canada at the 2018 under-18 World Championships in Russia.

Congratulations and good luck!