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Mississauga Steelheads Sign Second-Round Pick Troy Patton

MISSISSAUGA, ON – The Mississauga Steelheads have made a significant move in bolstering their roster for the upcoming season with the signing of Troy Patton, their second-round pick in the 2024 OHL Priority Selection.

Standing at 5’10” and weighing 168 pounds, the Mulmur Township native brings a wealth of talent and potential to the Steelheads lineup. Hailing from the Barrie Jr. Colts program, Patton showcased his abilities during his Minor Midget season in the OMHA, tallying an impressive 55 points, including 24 goals and 31 assists, in just 32 regular-season games.

Patton’s skills were further highlighted on the big stage of the OHL Cup, where he notched 3 points across 5 games, demonstrating his ability to perform under pressure.

Described by Head Coach and General Manager James Richmond as an “ultimate competitor with a big skill set,” Patton is lauded for his complete 200-foot game and relentless work ethic. Richmond expressed excitement about Patton’s signing, noting his belief that the young centreman will seamlessly integrate into the Steelheads’ lineup.

“We are very pleased to announce that Troy Patton has signed an OHL Scholarship and Development Agreement with the Steelheads,” stated Richmond. “We look forward to watching Troy develop with the Steelheads beginning this Fall. Troy is an ultimate competitor with a big skill set. He plays a complete 200’ game and will fit in very nicely with our group. We’d like to welcome Troy and his family to the Steelheads!”

With the anticipation building for the upcoming season, fans of the Mississauga Steelheads eagerly await the chance to see Patton take to the ice and make his mark in the OHL.

The signing of Troy Patton represents not only a significant step forward for the Mississauga Steelheads but also a testament to the wealth of talent present in the Greater Toronto Area’s hockey community. As Patton prepares to embark on this new chapter in his hockey journey, the entire GTA Today team extends their congratulations and best wishes for a successful career with the Mississauga Steelheads.

Marcus Godinho

Marcus Godinho is our Junior Hockey Writer, specializing in coverage of the Mississauga Steelheads and Oshawa Generals of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). With a passion for the game and a keen eye for talent, Godinho delivers in-depth analysis and updates on the teams' performances, prospects, and developments. For inquiries or feedback, contact Marcus at marcus.godinho@gtaweekly.ca.

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