On Tuesday, the Sarnia Sting announced that they had received a formal commitment from forward Pavel Zacha. Zacha, who played with both the U-20 and senior teams of Liberec in the Czech league, was picked first overall by Sarnia in last month’s CHL Import Draft.
Zacha is a top-rated prospect for the 2015 NHL Draft, but it’s not the talent that he possesses that’s generating the headlines today. Famously after Zacha was picked in the Import Draft by Sarnia, Zacha’s agent Allan Walsh tweeted the following:
It seems that any anger or hurt feelings from that day between Walsh, Zacha and his family, #rookieGM Nick Sinclair and the Sarnia Sting have been swept aside, as both the Sting and Walsh announced the agreement on Twitter: