Blind River Beavers of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League have signed three more rookies ahead of the 2022-2023 season, Hockey News North has confirmed. Included in the trio is 2005 birth year defenceman Tucker McConnell-Fritz from the Timmins Majors of the Great North Under 18 Hockey League.
McConnell-Fritz showed an offensive upside from his defence position in 23 regular season games for the U18 Majors in 2021-2022 with two goals, 12 assists, 14 points.
Meanwhile, Blind River has also signed two forwards from the Okanagan Hockey Academy — Kaeden McArthur and Nick Moore. McArthur is a Timmins product who played in the Great North with the Majors two years ago.