Just under half the players competing at Hockey Canada’s under-18 selection camp are coming from the Ontario Hockey League.
21 OHLers heading to development camp were selected in the first round of the OHL draft.
25 OHLers were selected in the 2019 NHL draft, including four first round picks.
After a dormant period of activity post-Memorial Cup, the North Bay Battalion and Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds broke the silent spell by announcing a trade Wednesday afternoon that saw overage goaltender Christian Propp go to the Greyhounds for a conditional 15th Round Pick (Soo’s) in the 2022 OHL Priority Selection. Background Drafted by the Barrie …
They may have fell just short of a Memorial Cup championship, but it was a season that Nick Suzuki and Isaac Ratcliffe will remember for the rest of their lives.
Since the Memorial Cup switched to the four-team format in 1983, a WHL team has won the tournament on 16 occasions, but just once in the last decade.
This time around they had a 16-8 record to book their ticket to the Memorial Cup in Halifax, that’s the most playoff losses for an OHL champion since 2000.