OHL 20 in 20 Season Preview: Sudbury Wolves
Owner Dario Zulich, recently appointed general manager Rob Papineau and first-time head coach Cory Stillman want to take the Wolves in a winning direction this season.
2016-17 Record: 27-34-7-0 (2nd Central Division)
Head Coach: Cory Stillman (1st season)
Key additions: Blake Murray, Kyle Rhodes, Zack Malik, Emmett Serensits, Nolan Hutcheson, Blake McConville
Notable graduates: Kyle Capobianco, Aiden Jamieson, Patrick Sanvido, Chandler Yakimowicz
Leading scorer: Dmitry Sokolov (64 GP, 48-24–72)
Leading scorer (defencemen): Reagan O’Grady (66 GP, 5-13–18)*
Leading scorer (rookie): Shane Bulitka (60 GP, 5-16–21)
Leading goaltender: Jake McGrath (45 GP, 17-18-6-0, 3.77 GAA, .896 SV%, 1 SO)
Quick Hit: The Wolves were the most penalized team in the OHL last season but had the league’s sixth-ranked penalty kill.
#OHLOpeningWeek schedule: Fri. Sept. 22 vs. OSH, Sun. Sept. 24 vs NB
* – among returning players
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.