Coming off a thrilling playoff ride in Guelph last spring that resulted in the franchise’s fourth OHL Championship, the Storm return with a young group eager to make their opponents work for every inch.
2018-19 Record: 40-18-6-4, 90 points (2nd Midwest Division)
Head Coach: George Burnett (3rd season/23rd OHL season)
Key additions: Eric Uba, Andrei Bakanov, Danny Zhilkin, Jacob Maillet, Marko Sikic, Owen Bennett, Cooper Walker, Colin Campbell, Alexandre Hogue, Clark Hiebert
Notable graduates: Isaac Ratcliffe, Nick Suzuki, Nate Schnarr, Dmitri Samorukov, Sean Durzi, Markus Phillips, MacKenzie Entwistle, Alexey Toropchenko, Jack Hanley, Dom Commisso, Zachary Roberts
Leading scorer: Cedric Ralph* (65 GP, 21-29–50)
Leading scorer (defencemen): Owen Lalonde* (68 GP, 7-34–41)
Leading scorer (rookie): Ty Collins (48 GP, 6-10–16)
Leading goaltender: Nico Daws (20 GP, 10-5-1-2, 3.25 GAA, .893 SV%, 1 SO)
Quick Hit: The Storm have returned to the OHL Playoffs the season following each of their past three OHL Championships
#OHLOpeningWeek schedule: Fri. Sept. 20th vs. OTT
*- among returning players
This month ontariohockeyleague.com will feature one team each day in advance of the 2019-20 season which begins Thursday September 19th. See more from the OHL 20 in 20 series.