Aug 10, 2017

The Parry Sound Islanders and landed top prospect from Latvia Ricards Gorobecs. The '98 born defenceman is a former member of the U16 Latvian National team and played professionally in Latvia's top league last season.

At 19 years of age, the small, skilled defenceman uses strong skating to control the play while boasting a high hockey IQ.

Gorobecs from the the Prizma Riga organization, which produced the likes of Nikita Jevpalovs, who after the GMHL went on to sign a NHL Entry Level contract.

Stay tuned to the Islanders social media feeds as other top signings will be announced shortly.