1985–86 OJHL season

The 1985–86 OJHL season is the 14th season of the Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL). The six teams of the league played a 50-game season. The top four teams made the playoffs.

1985–86 OJHL season
LeagueOntario Junior Hockey League
SportHockey
DurationRegular season
1985-09 – 1986-02
Playoffs
1986-02 – 1986-04
Number of teams6
Finals championsOrillia Travelways
OJHL seasons

The winner of the OJHL playoffs, the Orillia Travelways, won the 1986 Buckland Cup for the OHA championship and the Dudley Hewitt Cup for the Central Canadian Championship. The Travelways failed to win the 1986 Centennial Cup.[1]

ChangesEdit

Final standingsEdit

Note: GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; OTL = Overtime Losses; SL = Shootout Losses; GF = Goals For; GA = Goals Against; PTS = Points; x = clinched playoff berth; y = clinched division title; z = clinched conference title

Teams
Team GP W L T GF GA P
Orillia Travelways 50 35 15 0 305 205 70
Markham Waxers 50 25 16 9 244 263 59
Owen Sound Greys 50 25 20 5 254 232 55
Newmarket Flyers 50 21 19 10 237 226 52
Richmond Hill Dynes 50 17 30 3 252 292 37
Dixie Beehives 50 10 33 7 208 281 27

1985-86 OJHL PlayoffsEdit

For the Central Canada Championship, please go to the Dudley Hewitt Cup.
For the national championship, please go to the 1986 Centennial Cup.

Semi-final

Orillia Travelways defeated Newmarket Flyers 4-games-to-1
Markham Waxers defeated Owen Sound Greys 4-games-to-1

Final

Orillia Travelways defeated Markham Waxers 4-games-to-1

OHA Buckland Cup ChampionshipEdit

The 1986 Buckland Cup was a best-of-7 series between the Onaping Falls Huskies (NOJHL) and the Orillia Travelways. The winner moved on to the 1986 Dudley Hewitt Cup Final Series.

Orillia Travelways defeated Onaping Falls Huskies (NOJHL) 4-games-to-2
Orillia 3 - Onaping Falls 2
Onaping Falls - Orillia
Onaping Falls 6 - Orillia 5
Orillia 6 - Onaping Falls 5 (OT)
Orillia 5 - Onaping Falls 4
Orillia 5 - Onaping Falls 3

1986 Dudley Hewitt Cup ChampionshipEdit

The 1986 Dudley Hewitt Cup was a best-of-7 series between the Brockville Braves (CJHL) and the Orillia Travelways. The winner moved on to the 1986 Centennial Cup.

Orillia Travelways defeated Brockville Braves 4-games-to-3
Brockville 8 - Orillia 1
Brockville 9 - Orillia 1
Orillia 9 - Brockville 8
Orillia 6 - Brockville 5
Orillia 6 - Brockville 3
Brockville - Orillia
Orillia 7 - Brockville 4

1986 Centennial Cup ChampionshipEdit

The 1986 Centennial Cup was the Canadian National Junior A championship in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, hosted by the Cole Harbour Colts. The Orillia Travelways lost in the semi-final.

Round Robin

Orillia Travelways defeated Moncton Hawks (MVJHL) 4-3
Cole Harbour Colts (MVJHL) defeated Orillia Travelways 9-5
Penticton Knights (BCJHL) defeated Orillia Travelways 5-2

Semi-final

Penticton Knights (BCJHL) defeated Orillia Travelways 7-3

Leading ScorersEdit

Player Team GP G A Pts
Randy LeBrasseur Richmond Hill Dynes 46 32 79 111
Scott Wingrove Richmond Hill Dynes 49 47 60 107

Players taken in the 1986 NHL Entry DraftEdit

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Preceded by
1984–85 OJHL season
Ontario Hockey Association
Junior A Seasons
Succeeded by
1986–87 OJHL season