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The 1988–89 OHL season was the ninth season of the Ontario Hockey League. The Hamilton Steelhawks move to Niagara Falls becoming the Niagara Falls Thunder. The Kingston Canadians rename themselves to the Kingston Raiders. The OHL awards the inaugural Bill Long Award for distinguished service to the OHL. Fifteen teams each played 66 games. The Peterborough Petes won the J. Ross Robertson Cup, defeating the Niagara Falls Thunder.

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Leyden Division GP W L T Pts GF GA
y-Peterborough Petes 66 42 22 2 86 302 235
x-Oshawa Generals 66 36 24 6 78 337 286
x-Toronto Marlboros 66 32 31 3 67 319 332
x-Cornwall Royals 66 31 30 5 67 350 308
x-Ottawa 67's 66 30 32 4 64 295 301
x-Belleville Bulls 66 27 35 4 58 292 322
Kingston Raiders 66 25 36 5 55 278 313
Emms Division GP W L T Pts GF GA
y-Kitchener Rangers 66 41 19 6 88 318 251
x-Niagara Falls Thunder 66 41 23 2 84 410 319
x-London Knights 66 37 25 4 78 311 264
x-Guelph Platers 66 26 32 8 58 257 288
x-Windsor Spitfires 66 25 37 4 54 272 321
x-North Bay Centennials 66 24 36 6 54 282 334
Sudbury Wolves 66 23 36 7 53 262 334
Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 66 21 43 2 44 227 304

Scoring leadersEdit

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Bryan Fogarty Niagara Falls Thunder 60 47 108 155 88
Stan Drulia Niagara Falls Thunder 47 52 93 145 59
Andrew Cassels Ottawa 67's 56 37 97 134 66
Steve Maltais Cornwall Royals 58 53 70 123 67
Kevin Miehm Oshawa Generals 63 43 79 122 19
Tim Taylor London Knights 61 34 80 114 93
Rob Zamuner Guelph Platers 66 46 65 111 38
Keith Osborne North Bay Centennials//Niagara Falls Thunder 65 45 64 109 57
Jamie Leach Niagara Falls Thunder 58 45 62 107 47
Mike Ricci Peterborough Petes 60 54 52 106 43

PlayoffsEdit

  Division quarterfinals Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                     
L1 Peterborough 4  
L6 Belleville 1  
  L1 Peterborough bye  
           
     
       
  L1 Peterborough 4  
  L4 Cornwall 2  
L3 Toronto 2  
L4 Cornwall 4  
  L4 Cornwall 4
    L5 Ottawa 2  
L2 Oshawa 2
L5 Ottawa 4  
  L1 Peterborough 4
  E2 Niagara Falls 2
E2 Niagara Falls 4  
E5 Windsor 0  
  E2 Niagara Falls bye
           
     
       
  E2 Niagara Falls 4
  E3 London 3  
E3 London 4  
E4 Guelph 3  
  E3 London 4
    E6 North Bay 3  
E1 Kitchener 1
E6 North Bay 4  

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