Team OHL By The Numbers


The 2019 CIBC Canada Russia Series shifts to the Ontario Hockey League for Games 3 and 4 on Thursday, November 7 in Kitchener and Monday, November 11 in London. It’s time to take a deeper dive into the numbers that make up this year’s Team OHL roster. Here’s ten different standout figures:


1: Third-year Team OHL veteran in 6-foot-7, 240Ib. Ottawa 67’s defenceman Kevin Bahl. The Arizona Coyotes prospect found the back of the net on Nov. 13, 2017 in Sudbury as Team OHL defeated Russia 4-2.

2: Defending OHL champions in Guelph Storm teammates Nico Daws and Cam Hillis who were added as injury replacements on Tuesday.

3: Dallas Stars prospects in Ty Dellandrea (Flint Firebirds/13th overall in 2018), Thomas Harley (Mississauga Steelheads/18th overall in 2019) and Riley Damiani (Kitchener Rangers/137th overall in 2018).

4: Top 2020 NHL Draft prospects in Quinton Byfield (Sudbury Wolves), Cole Perfetti (Saginaw Spirit), Jamie Drysdale (Erie Otters) and Ryan O’Rourke (Soo Greyhounds).

8: OHL member team captains on the roster including Riley Damiani (Kitchener Rangers), Ty Dellandrea (Flint Firebirds), Aidan Dudas (Owen Sound Attack), Liam Foudy (London Knights), Damien Giroux (Saginaw Spirit), Cam Hillis (Guelph Storm), Ryan O’Rourke (Soo Greyhounds) and Akil Thomas (Niagara IceDogs).

12: Second-year Team OHL returnees in Declan Chisholm (Peterborough Petes), Ty Dellandrea (Flint Firebirds), Thomas Harley (Mississauga Steelheads), Cam Hillis (Guelph Storm), Hunter Jones (Peterborough Petes), Jordan Kooy (Sarnia Sting), Ryan Merkley (London Knights), Serron Noel (Oshawa Generals), Ryan Suzuki (Barrie Colts),  Akil Thomas (Niagara IceDogs) and Tyler Tucker (Barrie Colts).

15: First-year Team OHL members in Cedrick Andree (Ottawa 67’s), Quinton Byfield (Sudbury Wolves), Graeme Clarke (Ottawa 67’s), Riley Damiani (Kitchener Rangers), Nico Daws (Guelph Storm), Jamie Drysdale (Erie Otters), Aidan Dudas (Owen Sound Attack), Damien Giroux (Saginaw Spirit), Jacob Ingham (Kitchener Rangers), Connor McMichael (London Knights), Allan McShane (Oshawa Generals), Ryan O’Rourke (Soo Greyhounds), Cole Perfetti (Saginaw Spirit), Jamieson Rees (Sarnia Sting) and Philip Tomasino (Niagara IceDogs).

16: Different OHL member teams represented.

22: NHL Draft selections on the roster including seven 2019 picks in Thomas Harley (Mississauga Steelheads/Dallas Stars), Philip Tomasino (Niagara IceDogs/Nashville Predators), Connor McMichael (London Knights/Washington Capitals), Ryan Suzuki (Barrie Colts/Carolina Hurricanes), Jamieson Rees (Sarnia Sting/Carolina Hurricanes), Hunter Jones (Peterborough Petes/Minnesota Wild), Graeme Clarke (Ottawa 67’s/New Jersey Devils).

28: A total of 28 players on the Team OHL roster.

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