OHL 20 in 20 Season Preview: North Bay Battalion

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The North Bay Battalion feature a number of new faces to begin 2019-20 as big goal-scorer Justin Brazeau has moved on and the Troops set out with a new tandem in the crease.

2018-19 Record: 30-33-3-2, 65 points (4th Central Division)
Head Coach: Stan Butler (22nd season)
Key additions: Liam Arnsby, Paul Christopoulos, Alex Christopoulos, Joe Vrbetic, Christian Cicigoi, James Mayotte, David Campbell, Josh Currie, Niki Korpialho
Notable graduates: Justin Brazeau, Luke Burghardt, Theo Calvas, Zack Malik
Leading scorer: Matthew Struthers* (61 GP, 31-50–81)
Leading scorer (defencemen): Nick King (67 GP, 8-32–40)
Leading scorer (rookie): Harrison Caines (56 GP, 9-12–21)
Leading goaltender: Joe Vrbetic* (1 GP, 3.67 GAA, .857 SV%)
Quick Hit: Brazeau, Struthers and Chenier gave the Battalion three 30+ goal scorers in their lineup for the first time since 2008-09
#OHLOpeningWeek schedule: Fri. Sept. 20 vs. BAR, Sat. Sept. 21 at SOO

*-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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