OHL 20 in 20 Season Preview: Niagara IceDogs

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The defending Central Division champions return with a much younger group, leaning on elite forwards Akil Thomas and Phil Tomasino to lead the way into the future.

2018-19 Record: 44-17-7-0, 95 points (1st Central Division)
Head Coach: Billy Burke (3rd season)
Key additions: Jackson Doherty, Isaac Enright, Landon Cato, Giancarlo Chanton, Lucas Theriault, Josh Rosenzweig, Tucker Tynan, Anthony Agostinelli, Ryan Campbell, Ethan Sims, Cameron Snow, Dakota Betts,
Notable graduates: Jason Robertson, Ben Jones, Stephen Dhillon, Jack Studnicka, Kirill Maksimov, Matt Brassard, Ivan Lodnia, Johnathon Schaefer, Daniel Bukac, Jake McGrath
Leading scorer: Akil Thomas* (63 GP, 38-64–102)
Leading scorer (defencemen): Elijah Roberts* (61 GP, 6-26–32)
Leading scorer (rookie): Jake Uberti* (59 GP, 2-7–9)
Leading goaltender: Christian Sbaraglia* (4 GP, 2-2-0-0, 2.96 GAA, .891 SV%)
Quick Hit: The IceDogs have qualified for the OHL Playoffs in each of their 12 seasons in Niagara.
#OHLOpeningWeek schedule: Thurs. Sept. 19 vs. SBY, Fri. Sept. 20 at MISS

*- among returning players

Who will win the OHL's Central Division in 2019-20?

This month 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.

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