Frontenacs Select Martin Chromiak and Vitali Pinchuk in CHL Import Draft
The CHL Import draft took place on Thursday, June 27 at 11 A.M. The Kingston Frontenacs held the 2nd and 62nd selections in the draft.
With the 2nd selection Kingston chose Martin Chromiak of Slovakia. Chromiak is a 6.00, 179 lbs forward that played for HK Dukla Trencin in the Slovakia U20 league last season. He finished second on the team in scoring with 22 goals and 24 assists in 39 games. He then led the team in scoring with 9 goals and 8 assists in 15 playoff games. With an August birthday, Chromiak is still just 16 years old. He will be eligible for the 2020 NHL Entry Draft.
In the second round, with the 62nd pick, Kingston selected Vitali Pinchuk of Belarus. Pinchuk scored 10 goals and 19 assists in 40 games while splitting time with Team Belarus U-17 and Team Belarus U-18. He also played for Belarus at the U-18 World Championship scoring 2 goals and 1 assist in 5 games. The 5.11, 165 lbs forward is eligible for the 2020 NHL Draft.
Frontenacs training camp will be held in late August. More information will be released as it becomes available.