91 OHL Alumni competing in 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs


The Ontario Hockey League is proud to announce that 91 OHL Alumni are actively listed on National Hockey League rosters to start the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

This figure represents approximately 23% of all players competing among the 16 post-season teams.

Among the former OHL players listed are a pair of NHL rookies and 2017 major junior champions suiting up for the Tampa Bay Lightning.  Anthony Cirelli helped the Erie Otters capture an OHL title last season with his overtime goal in Game 5 against the Mississauga Steelheads, and Mikhail Sergachev hoisted the Memorial Cup with the Windsor Spitfires on home ice in May.  Cirelli is also a former Memorial Cup champion having won with the Oshawa Generals in 2015, another title he clinched with overtime heroics against the Kelowna Rockets.

All 20 OHL member teams are represented with at least one graduate on NHL playoff rosters.  The London Knights lead the way with 14 graduates, followed by the Kitchener Rangers with nine, eight Plymouth Whalers and Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds, and six Barrie Colts and Windsor Spitfires alumni.

All 16 NHL teams in the hunt for Lord Stanley have at least one OHL graduate led by the Los Angeles Kings with 12, the San Jose Sharks and Tampa Bay Lightning each with nine, followed by the Anaheim Ducks and Toronto Maple Leafs each with seven.

A total of 171 OHL Alumni were listed on NHL Opening Night Rosters back in October.

The OHL continues to be a leading supplier of talent to the NHL.

OHL Alumni on Stanley Cup Playoff Rosters

*-Completed the 2016-17 season in the OHL

Anaheim Ducks (7):
Cam Fowler (Windsor Spitfires)
John Gibson (Kitchener Rangers)
Adam Henrique (Windsor Spitfires)
Chris Kelly (Sudbury Wolves)
Corey Perry (London Knights)
Rickard Rakell (Plymouth Whalers)
Nick Ritchie (Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds)

Boston Bruins (2):
Adam McQuaid (Sudbury Wolves)
Rick Nash (London Knights)

Colorado Avalanche (3):
Gabriel Landeskog (Kitchener Rangers)
Nail Yakupov (Sarnia Sting)
Nikita Zadorov (London Knights)

Columbus Blue Jackets (6):
Josh Anderson (London Knights)
Alex Broadhurst (London Knights)
Nick Foligno (Sudbury Wolves)
Scott Harrington (London Knights)
Boone Jenner (Oshawa Generals)
Sonny Milano (Plymouth Whalers)

Los Angeles Kings (12):
Michael Amadio (North Bay Battalion)
Andy Andreoff (Oshawa Generals)
Dustin Brown (Guelph Storm)
Jeff Carter (Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds)
Jack Campbell (Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds)
Kyle Clifford (Barrie Colts)
Drew Doughty (Guelph Storm)
Trevor Lewis (Owen Sound Attack)
Jake Muzzin (Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds)
Tanner Pearson (Barrie Colts)
Tobias Rieder (Kitchener Rangers)
Tyler Toffoli (Ottawa 67’s)

Minnesota Wild (3):
Marcus Foligno (Sudbury Wolves)
Ryan Murphy (Kitchener Rangers)
Eric Staal (Peterborough Petes)

Nashville Predators (6):
Ryan Ellis (Windsor Spitfires)
Mike Fisher (Sudbury Wolves)
Ryan Hartman (Plymouth Whalers)
P.K. Subban (Belleville Bulls)
Yannick Weber (Kitchener Rangers)
Austin Watson (London Knights)

New Jersey Devils (5):
Taylor Hall (Windsor Spitfires)
Patrick Maroon (London Knights)
John Moore (Kitchener Rangers)
Stefan Noesen (Plymouth Whalers)
Pavel Zacha (Sarnia Sting)

Philadelphia Flyers (5):
Travis Konecny (Sarnia Sting)
Scott Laughton (Oshawa Generals)
Petr Mrazek (Ottawa 67’s)
Michal Neuvirth (Oshawa Generals)
Wayne Simmonds (Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds)

Pittsburgh Penguins (4):
Tom Kuhnhackl (Niagara IceDogs)
Olli Maatta (London Knights)
Matt Murray (Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds)
Jamie Oleksiak (Niagara IceDogs)

San Jose Sharks (9):
Mikkel Boedker (Kitchener Rangers)
Brent Burns (Brampton Battalion)
Logan Couture (Ottawa 67’s)
Dylan DeMelo (Mississauga Steelheads)
Barclay Goodrow (North Bay Battalion)
Kevin Labanc (Barrie Colts)
Joe Thornton (Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds)
Chris Tierney (London Knights)
Joel Ward (Owen Sound Attack)

Tampa Bay Lightning (9):
Peter Budaj (Toronto St. Michael’s Majors)
Ryan Callahan (Guelph Storm)
Anthony Cirelli (Erie Otters)*
Jake Dotchin (Barrie Colts)
Dan Girardi (London Knights)
Slater Koekkoek (Windsor Spitfires)
J.T Miller (Plymouth Whalers)
Mikhail Sergachev (Windsor Spitfires)*
Steven Stamkos (Sarnia Sting)

Toronto Maple Leafs (7):
Connor Brown (Erie Otters)
Connor Carrick (Plymouth Whalers)
Travis Dermott (Erie Otters)
Nazem Kadri (London Knights)
Josh Leivo (Kitchener Rangers)
Mitchell Marner (London Knights)
Matt Martin (Sarnia Sting)

Vegas Golden Knights (3):
Colin Miller (Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds)
James Neal (Plymouth Whalers)
Malcolm Subban (Belleville Bulls)

Washington Capitals (5):
Andre Burakovsky (Erie Otters)
John Carlson (London Knights)
Philipp Grubauer (Kingston Frontenacs)
Devante Smith-Pelly (Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors)
Tom Wilson (Plymouth Whalers)

Winnipeg Jets (5):
Ben Chiarot (Saginaw Spirit)
Bryan Little (Barrie Colts)
Steve Mason (Kitchener Rangers)
Shawn Matthias (Belleville Bulls)
Mark Scheifele (Barrie Colts)

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