ONTARIO, Calif. – The 5-foot-11, 195-pound center made his professional debut on April 3, 2010 with Ontario against the Las Vegas Wranglers in the same game he scored his first professional goal. The following season, 2010-11, Stretch played 46 games for Ontario tallying 21 points (9g-12a).
Prior to turning pro, Stretch spent five seasons playing major junior hockey with the Kamloops Blazers of the WHL. While there he recorded 248 points (85g-163a) in 341 games. He led the team in scoring for two consecutive seasons, in 2008-09 and 2009-10.