Coming off their best season in franchise history, the reigning West Division champion Saginaw Spirit are eager to pick up where they left off as scoring sensation Cole Perfetti powers their offence once again.
2018-19 Record: 45-17-3-3, 96 points (1st West Division)
Head Coach: Chris Lazary (2nd season)
Key additions: DJ King, Connor Punnett, Josh Bloom, Ilya Solovyov, Davis Codd, Mitchell Smith, Sebastian Bulovs, Roberto Mancini
Notable graduates: Owen Tippett, Ryan McLeod, Justin Murray, Reagan O’Grady, Albert Michnac, Brady Gilmour, Caleb Everett, Brock Hill
Leading scorer: Cole Perfetti (63 GP, 37-37–74)
Leading scorer (defencemen): Bode Wilde (62 GP, 19-51–70)
Leading scorer (rookie): Cole Perfetti (63 GP, 37-37–74)
Leading goaltender: Ivan Prosvetov (53 GP, 36-11-2-1, 2.94 GAA, .910 SV%, 4 SO)
Quick Hit: The Spirit reached the Western Conference Final for the first time in the franchise’s 17 year history last spring
#OHLOpeningWeek schedule: Fri. Sept. 20 at KIT, Sat. Sept. 21 vs. FLNT
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.