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The 1995–96 OHL season was the 16th season of the Ontario Hockey League. The league expanded as the Barrie Colts entered into the central division. The Detroit Junior Red Wings become the Detroit Whalers. Seventeen teams each played 66 games. The Peterborough Petes won the J. Ross Robertson Cup, defeating the Guelph Storm.

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

East Division GP W L T Pts GF GA
z-Ottawa 67's 66 39 22 5 83 258 200
x-Peterborough Petes 66 35 22 9 79 289 235
x-Belleville Bulls 66 35 26 5 75 300 250
x-Oshawa Generals 66 30 28 8 68 248 238
x-Kingston Frontenacs 66 29 31 6 64 266 267
North Bay Centennials 66 14 45 7 35 242 360
Central Division GP W L T Pts GF GA
z-Guelph Storm 66 45 16 5 95 297 186
x-Kitchener Rangers 66 35 28 3 73 253 230
x-Niagara Falls Thunder 66 29 30 7 65 248 238
x-Owen Sound Platers 66 29 32 5 63 274 313
x-Barrie Colts 66 28 31 7 63 258 266
Sudbury Wolves 66 27 36 3 57 262 288
West Division GP W L T Pts GF GA
y-Detroit Whalers 66 40 22 4 84 319 243
x-Sarnia Sting 66 39 23 4 82 330 276
x-Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 66 38 23 5 81 312 254
x-Windsor Spitfires 66 21 41 4 46 256 312
London Knights 66 3 60 3 9 179 435

Scoring leadersEdit

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Aaron Brand Sarnia Sting 66 46 73 119 110
Daniel Cleary Belleville Bulls 64 53 62 115 74
Sean Haggerty Detroit Whalers 66 60 51 111 78
Trevor Gallant North Bay Centennials 63 47 58 105 36
Richard Uniacke Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 66 48 54 102 38
Cameron Mann Peterborough Petes 66 42 60 102 108
Jonathan Sim Sarnia Sting 63 56 45 101 130
Trevor Letowski Sarnia Sting 66 36 63 99 66
Lee Jinman North Bay Centennials//Detroit Whalers 64 29 68 97 49
Rob Shearer Windsor Spitfires 63 40 53 93 74

PlayoffsEdit

  Division quarterfinals Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                                     
C1 Guelph bye  
       
  C1 Guelph 4  
    C3 Niagara Falls 0  
C3 Niagara Falls 4
C4 Owen Sound 2  
  C1 Guelph 4  
  E3 Belleville 1  
E1 Ottawa bye  
       
  E1 Ottawa 0
    E3 Belleville 4  
E3 Belleville 4
E4 Oshawa 1  
  C1 Guelph 3
  E2 Peterborough 4
E2 Peterborough 4  
E5 Kingston 1  
  E2 Peterborough 4
    W2 Sarnia 2  
W2 Sarnia 4
W3 S.S. Marie 0  
  E2 Peterborough 4
  W1 Detroit 1  
C2 Kitchener 4  
C5 Barrie 3  
  C2 Kitchener 1
    W1 Detroit 4  
W4 Windsor 3
W1 Detroit 4  

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