OHL 20 in 20 Season Preview: Owen Sound Attack
Coming off a franchise-best 49-win season and an appearance in the Western Conference Final, the Owen Sound Attack are reloaded and ready to take another run at a championship in 2017-18.
2016-17 Record: 49-15-2-2 (2nd Midwest Division)
Head Coach: Todd Gill (1st season/4th OHL season)
Key additions: Mitchell Russell, Alan Lyszczarczyk, Zack Bowman, Mack Guzda, Igor Chibrikov, Jackson Doherty, Marino Moro, Vasili Filyaev
Notable graduates: Michael McNiven, Santino Centorame, Petrus Palmu, Cordell James, Matt Schmalz
Leading scorer: Nick Suzuki* (65 GP, 45-51–96)
Leading scorer (defencemen): Markus Phillips* (66 GP, 13-30–43)
Leading scorer (rookie): Maksim Sushko (54 GP, 17-15–32)
Leading goaltender: Zack Bowman^ (26 GP, 8-12-1-0, 3.47 GAA, .907 SV%, 1 SO)
Quick Hit: The 2016-17 Owen Sound Attack set new franchise marks for wins (49) and points (102)
#OHLOpeningWeek schedule: Sat. Sept. 23 vs. FLNT
* – among returning players
^ – with Sudbury
This month ontariohockeyleague.com will feature one team each day in advance of the 2017-18 season which begins Thursday September 21. See more from the OHL 20 in 20 series.