AOHL This Week

Around The OHL This Week

AOHL Power Rankings

1. Flint Firebirds (LW:4) – Beat Sarnia and Ottawa, who are both off to a solid start, and have the leagues early season scoring leaders in Ryan Moore and Nicholas Caamano.
2. Hamilton Bulldogs (LW: 1) – Allowing seven goals to Owen Sound is a bit concerning, but beating a surprisingly strong Guelph team alleviates the concern.
3. Kitchener Rangers (LW: 7) – The league’s last undefeated team, and the only team to beat Flint, but like last year, wondering where the offence is (scoring nine on Sudbury doesn’t count).

Full AOHL Power Rankings click HERE

CHL Top 10 Rankings

Four OHL teams are feature in the  CHL Top 10 Rankings for Week 3

Games To Watch

Mississauga at Windsor: Steelheads looking to turn things around after 1-3 start. Both expected to be top teams this year.

Sarnia at Kitchener: Another early test for Sarnia, have lost two straight following 3-0 start. Rangers only team in OHL without a loss.

Saginaw at Ottawa: Spirit in search of first ‘W’ after 0-4 start to season.
North Bay at Sault Ste. Marie: ‘Hounds have won four straight, including wins over London, Windsor and Sarnia last weekend. 

London at Windsor: Always a good match up between the Knights and Spits, especially when both are contenders.

Top Performers from last week

– Petrus Palmu (OS) – 2GP, 2G 3A 5Pts, +2
– Ryan Moore (FLNT) – 2GP, 2G 4A 6Pts, +6
– Nicholas Caamano (FLNT) – 2GP, 3G 4A 7Pts, +6
– Anthony Cirelli (OSH) – 2GP, 4G 1A 5Pts, +5

– Markus Phillips (OS) – 2GP, 3G 0A 3Pts, -1
– Noel Hoefenmayer (OTT) – 3GP, 2G 2A 4Pts, +1
– Mathieu Henderson (FLNT) – 2GP, 0G 5A 5Pts, +5

– Joseph Raaymakers (SSM) – 3GP, 3W 0L, 1.94GAA, 0.930Sv%
– Dylan Wells (PBO) – 3GP, 2W 1L, 2.33GAA, 0.933Sv%

OHL Notes

  • London trades Chandler Yakimowicz to Sudbury for Brady Pataki, a 6th round pick in 2017, and a 3rd round pick in 2018 (both are Sudbury’s)
  • London trades Kole Sherwood to Flint for Sudbury’s 2nd round pick in 2018, Owen 2nd round pick in 2019 (Owen Sounds) and a conditional 2nd round pick in 2020 (Oshawa)
  • Flint trades Alex Di Carlo to Oshawa for a 5th round pick in 2020 (Oshawa’s)
  • Kitchener rookie Eric Guest suspended five games for verbal abuse of a player vs Sudbury Oct. 2
  • Petes name Brandon Prophet captain
  • Saginaw names Mitchell Stephens captain
  • Oshawa retired Marc Savard’s number 27 during a pregame ceremony

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