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LSSU Loses D Headrick to OHL

CHN Staff Report

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — Lake Superior State sophomore defenseman Owen Headrick has left the program to play in the major junior OHL, forgoing this season and his final two years of eligibility with the program.

Headrick, who was selected by the Erie Otters in the 14th round in the 2013 OHL Draft, gave his formal commitment to Otters General Manager Dave Brown.

Through 24 games with the Lakers this season, Headrick was tied for fourth on the team in scoring with 15 points on two goals and 13 assists and ranked tied for fifth in WCHA defenseman scoring. The native of Garden River, Ontario, had just three assists in the team's last 12 games.

In 63 career games with LSSU, Headrick had seven goals and 20 assists.

"We were disappointed to hear of Owen's decision to leave the team midway through the season," Lakers coach Damon Whitten said. "That being said, after meeting with him this morning we understand his desire to pursue a different hockey path and wish him the best in his future endeavors."

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