Four Island defencemen selected in QMJHL Draft

Jason Malloy
Published on May 31, 2014

Four Island natives were drafted Saturday during the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League Draft in Sherbrooke, Que.

All four were defencemen.

Charlottetown Mark’s Work Warehouse Islanders Sebastien Cormier was the first Islander to come off the board. The Straford native was taken in the ninth round (152nd overall) by Moncton.

The Cape Breton Screaming Eagles took Kensington Monaghan Farms Wild teammates Parker Ronohan and Evan Millman in the 10th round. Charlottetown’s Ronohan went 172nd while Alberton’s Millman was 175th.

Nathan Sanderson, a six-foot-three, 222-pound defenceman who played at Stanstead prep school in Quebec, went to Rimouski in the 10th round (181 overall). Sanderson is from St. Peters Bay.