OHL 20 in 20 Season Preview: Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
After sitting atop the CHL’s Top-10 Rankings for much of last season before claiming the Hamilton Spectator Trophy and a Western Conference title, the Soo Greyhounds bring plenty of firepower back for another exciting season in the north.
2017-18 Record: 55-7-3-3, 116 points (1st West Division)
Head Coach: John Dean (1st season)
Key additions: Ryan O’Rourke, Rory Kerins, Roman Pucek, Tye Kartye, Cullen McLean, Alex Johnston, Dominic Mufarreh, Ethan Taylor
Notable graduates: Boris Katchouk, Taylor Raddysh, Tim Gettinger, Conor Timmins, Jack Kopacka, Noah Carroll, Hayden Verbeek
Leading scorer: Morgan Frost (67 GP, 42-70–112)
Leading scorer (defenceman): Mac Hollowell (63 GP, 12-44–56)
Leading scorer (rookie): Rasmus Sandin (51 GP, 12-33–45)
Leading goaltender: Matthew Villalta (49 GP, 40-5-2-2, 2.58 GAA, .908 SV%, 3 SO)
Quick Hit: The Greyhounds have led the league in shorthanded goals in each of the past two seasons
#OHLOpeningWeek schedule: Wed. Sept. 19 at SAG, Fri. Sept. 21 vs. SAR, Sat. Sept. 22 vs. NB
This month ontariohockeyleague.com will feature one team each day in advance of the 2018-19 season which begins Wednesday September 19th. See more from the OHL 20 in 20 series.