2015–16 OHL season

The 2015–16 OHL season was the 36th season of the Ontario Hockey League, in which twenty teams played 68 games each according to the regular season schedule, from September 2015 to March 2016. The Plymouth Whalers relocated to Flint and became the Flint Firebirds, playing at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center. The Belleville Bulls relocated to Hamilton and became the Hamilton Bulldogs, playing at FirstOntario Centre. The London Knights won the J. Ross Robertson Cup for the fourth time in franchise history, as they defeated the Niagara IceDogs in four games in the final round of the playoffs. The Knights qualified for the 2016 Memorial Cup held at the ENMAX Centrium in Red Deer, Alberta. London defeated the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 3-2 in overtime in the final game, winning the Memorial Cup for the second time in franchise history.

2015–16 OHL season
LeagueOntario Hockey League
SportHockey
DurationPreseason
August 2015 - September 2015
Regular season
September 2015 – March 2016
Playoffs
March 2016 - May 2016
Number of teams20
TV partner(s)Rogers TV, TVCogeco, Shaw TV
Finals championsLondon Knights (4)
OHL seasons
2015–16 CHL season
LeagueCanadian Hockey League
SportHockey
DurationOHL
September 2015 – March 2016
QMJHL
September 2015 – March 2016
WHL
September 2015 – March 2016
Number of teams60
TV partner(s)RDS
Rogers Sportsnet
Rogers TV
Shaw TV
Finals championsLondon Knights

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

Note: DIV = Division; 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

Eastern conferenceEdit

Rank Team DIV GP W L OTL SL PTS GF GA
1 z-Kingston Frontenacs East 68 46 17 3 2 97 252 189
2 y-Barrie Colts Central 68 43 22 0 3 89 295 207
3 x-North Bay Battalion Central 68 35 23 6 4 80 240 227
4 x-Niagara IceDogs Central 68 35 26 4 3 77 213 198
5 x-Ottawa 67's East 68 36 29 2 1 75 234 219
6 x-Peterborough Petes East 68 33 28 2 5 73 240 259
7 x-Mississauga Steelheads Central 68 33 30 2 3 71 215 229
8 x-Oshawa Generals East 68 27 33 4 4 62 197 235
9 Hamilton Bulldogs East 68 25 35 8 0 58 197 260
10 Sudbury Wolves Central 68 16 46 5 1 38 183 328

Western conferenceEdit

Rank Team DIV GP W L OTL SL PTS GF GA
1 z-Erie Otters Midwest 68 52 15 1 0 105 269 183
2 y-Sarnia Sting West 68 42 19 5 2 91 254 192
3 x-London Knights Midwest 68 51 14 2 1 105 319 182
4 x-Kitchener Rangers Midwest 68 44 17 5 2 95 256 197
5 x-Windsor Spitfires West 68 40 21 6 1 87 253 200
6 x-Owen Sound Attack Midwest 68 32 25 8 3 75 209 222
7 x-Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds West 68 33 27 7 1 74 243 233
8 x-Saginaw Spirit West 68 24 37 4 3 55 209 282
9 Flint Firebirds West 68 20 42 4 2 46 184 279
10 Guelph Storm Midwest 68 13 49 4 2 32 156 297

Scoring leadersEdit

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty Minutes

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Kevin Labanc Barrie Colts 65 39 88 127 70
Christian Dvorak London Knights 59 52 69 121 27
Mitch Marner London Knights 57 39 77 116 68
Dylan Strome Erie Otters 56 37 74 111 44
Matthew Tkachuk London Knights 57 30 77 107 80
Andrew Mangiapane Barrie Colts 59 51 55 106 50
Alex DeBrincat Erie Otters 60 51 50 101 28
Travis Konecny Ottawa/Sarnia 60 30 71 101 27
Mike Amadio North Bay Battalion 68 50 48 98 40
Christian Fischer Windsor Spitfires 66 40 50 90 34

Leading goaltendersEdit

Note: GP = Games Played; Mins = Minutes Played; W = Wins; L = Losses: OTL = Overtime Losses; SL = Shootout Losses; GA = Goals Allowed; SO = Shutouts; GAA = Goals Against Average

Player Team GP Mins W L OTL SL GA SO Sv% GAA
Tyler Parsons London Knights 49 2835 37 9 2 1 110 4 0.921 2.33
Devin Williams Erie Otters 55 3179 41 10 1 0 125 2 0.915 2.36
Michael DiPietro Windsor Spitfires 29 1644 16 8 1 1 67 2 0.912 2.45
Justin Fazio Sarnia Sting 41 2466 24 13 3 1 110 3 0.902 2.68
Luke Opilka Kitchener Rangers 44 2552 27 11 3 2 115 3 0.906 2.70

PlayoffsEdit

  Conference quarterfinals Conference semifinals Conference finals Finals
                                     
1 Kingston 4  
8 Oshawa 1  
  1 Kingston 0  
 
  4 Niagara 4  
2 Barrie 4
7 Mississauga 3  
  2 Barrie 0  
Eastern conference
  4 Niagara 4  
3 North Bay 4  
6 Peterborough 3  
  2 Barrie 4
 
  3 North Bay 0  
4 Niagara 4
5 Ottawa 1  
  E4 Niagara 0
(Pairings are re-seeded after the first round.)
  W3 London 4
1 Erie 4  
8 Saginaw 0  
  1 Erie 4
 
  7 Sault Ste. Marie 1  
2 Sarnia 3
7 Sault Ste. Marie 4  
  1 Erie 0
Western conference
  3 London 4  
3 London 4  
6 Owen Sound 2  
  3 London 4
 
  4 Kitchener 0  
4 Kitchener 4
5 Windsor 1  

Conference quarterfinalsEdit

Eastern conference quarterfinalsEdit

(1) Kingston Frontenacs vs. (8) Oshawa GeneralsEdit
March 25 Oshawa Generals 0 – 6 Kingston Frontenacs Rogers K-Rock Centre Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 6:54 - pp - Warren Foegele (1)
12:34 - Roland McKeown (1)
14:44 - Spencer Watson (1)
No scoring Third period 1:16 - pp - Lawson Crouse (1)
1:37 - Jared Steege (1)
7:06 - Roland McKeown (2)
Jeremy Brodeur (27 saves / 32 shots)
Justin Nichols (8 saves / 9 shots)
Goalie stats Jeremy Helvig (18 saves / 18 shots)
March 26 Oshawa Generals 3 – 7 Kingston Frontenacs Rogers K-Rock Centre Recap  
No scoring First period 3:36 - pp - Spencer Watson (2)
16:24 - Warren Foegele (2)
18:33 - Warren Foegele (3)
Domenic Commisso (1) - 0:40 Second period 15:13 - Warren Foegele (4)
Joe Manchurek (1) - 6:08
Domenic Commisso (2) - pp - 12:44
Third period 11:56 - Lawson Crouse (2)
19:07 - en - sh - Lawson Crouse (3)
19:53 - Warren Foegele (5)
Jeremy Brodeur (11 saves / 14 shots)
Justin Nichols (17 saves / 20 shots)
Goalie stats Jeremy Helvig (26 saves / 29 shots)
March 29 Kingston Frontenacs 5 – 4 Oshawa Generals General Motors Centre Recap  
No scoring First period 2:09 - Domenic Commisso (3)
Michael Dal Colle (1) - 5:58
Warren Foegele (6) - 15:18
Second period 15:45 - Mitchell Vande Sompel (1)
Jason Robertson (1) - 2:06
Roland McKeown (3) - 9:04
Michael Dal Colle (2) - 19:36
Third period 0:18 - Anthony Cirelli (1)
15:55 - Joe Manchurek (2)
Jeremy Helvig (11 saves / 14 shots)
Lucas Peressini (14 saves / 15 shots)
Goalie stats Jeremy Brodeur (35 saves / 40 shots)
March 31 Kingston Frontenacs 3 – 4 OT Oshawa Generals General Motors Centre Recap  
Michael Dal Colle (3) - 15:04
Juho Lammikko (1) - 18:13
First period No scoring
Jared Steege (2) - 1:39 Second period 10:32 - pp - Lukas Lofquist (1)
17:11 - pp - Anthony Cirelli (2)
18:29 - pp - Jalen Smereck (1)
No scoring Third period No scoring
No scoring First overtime period 3:02 - Eric Henderson (1)
Lucas Peressini (28 saves / 32 shots) Goalie stats Jeremy Brodeur (43 saves / 46 shots)
April 1 Oshawa Generals 0 – 6 Kingston Frontenacs Rogers K-Rock Centre Recap  
No scoring First period 13:11 - Ryan Verbeek (1)
No scoring Second period 8:05 - pp - Stephen Desrocher (1)
8:48 - pp - Lawson Crouse (4)
16:49 - Spencer Watson (3)
16:56 - Warren Foegele (7)
No scoring Third period 5:04 - Warren Foegele (8)
Jeremy Brodeur (18 saves / 22 shots)
Justin Nichols (11 saves / 13 shots)
Goalie stats Jeremy Helvig (20 saves / 20 shots)
Kingston wins series 4 – 1


(2) Barrie Colts vs. (7) Mississauga SteelheadsEdit
March 26 Mississauga Steelheads 2 – 5 Barrie Colts Barrie Molson Centre Recap  
Josh Burnside (1) - 14:57 First period 18:59 - pp - Greg DiTomaso (1)
19:43 - pp - Dylan Sadowy (1)
Damian Bourne (1) - 18:43 Second period 13:45 - Kevin Labanc (1)
No scoring Third period 19:27 - en - Dylan Sadowy (2)
19:49 - en - Julius Nättinen (1)
Jack Flinn (37 saves / 40 shots) Goalie stats Mackenzie Blackwood (23 saves / 25 shots)
March 28 Mississauga Steelheads 6 – 3 Barrie Colts Barrie Molson Centre Recap  
No scoring First period 4:21 - Justin Scott (1)
No scoring Second period 8:03 - sh - Rasmus Andersson (1)
14:56 - pp - Anthony Stefano (1)
Everett Clark (1) - 7:16
Alexander Nylander (1) - 10:58
Alexander Nylander (2) - 13:08
Mason Marchment (1) - 16:14
Daniel Muzito-Bagenda (1) - 18:07
Alexander Nylander (3) - en - 19:15
Third period No scoring
Jack Flinn (36 saves / 39 shots) Goalie stats Mackenzie Blackwood (30 saves / 35 shots)
March 29 Barrie Colts 3 – 4 2OT Mississauga Steelheads Hershey Centre Recap  
Justin Scott (2) - 12:39
Kevin Labanc (2) - pp - 17:48
First period 6:38 - pp - Daniel Muzito-Bagenda (2)
11:15 - Alexander Nylander (4)
Justin Scott (3) - 13:19 Second period 9:54 - pp - Daniel Muzito-Bagenda (3)
No scoring Third period No scoring
No scoring Second overtime period 2:49 - Josh Burnside (2)
Mackenzie Blackwood (34 saves / 37 shots)
David Ovsjannikov (0 saves / 1 shot)
Goalie stats Jack Flinn (23 saves / 26 shots)
March 31 Barrie Colts 6 – 5 OT Mississauga Steelheads Hershey Centre Recap  
Andre Mangiapane (1) - sh - 7:08
Justin Scott (4) - 10:45
First period 5:21 - pp - Alexander Nylander (5)
Rasmus Andersson (2) - 18:54 Second period 4:15 - Daniel Muzito-Bagenda (4)
12:41 - Michael McLeod (1)
Justin Scott (5) - 7:40
Justin Scott (6) - 16:19
Third period 1:51 - pp - Daniel Muzito-Bagenda (5)
2:09 - pp - Alexander Nylander (6)
Justin Scott (7) - 4:46 First overtime period No scoring
David Ovsjannikov (29 saves / 34 shots) Goalie stats Jack Flinn (38 saves / 44 shots)
April 2 Mississauga Steelheads 0 – 3 Barrie Colts Barrie Molson Centre Recap  
No scoring First period 17:09 - Andrew Mangiapane (2)
No scoring Second period 11:12 - pp - Kevin Labanc (3)
No scoring Third period 16:54 - en - Andrew Mangiapane (3)
Jack Flinn (29 saves / 31 shots) Goalie stats David Ovsjannikov (30 saves / 30 shots)
April 3 Barrie Colts 0 – 7 Mississauga Steelheads Hershey Centre Recap  
No scoring First period 3:03 - Brendan Harrogate (1)
5:07 - Sean Day (1)
6:11 - Michael McLeod (2)
No scoring Second period 2:43 - Mason Marchment (2)
No scoring Third period 11:27 - Jared Welsh (1)
16:59 - pp - Daniel Muzito-Bagenda (6)
19:51 - pp - Owen Tippett (1)
David Ovsjannikov (0 saves / 3 shots)
Mackenzie Blackwood (28 saves / 32 shots)
Goalie stats Jack Flinn (24 saves / 24 shots)
April 5 Mississauga Steelheads 1 – 5 Barrie Colts Barrie Molson Centre Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Michael McLeod (3) - 12:13 Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 4:20 - Justin Scott (8)
9:12 - pp - Andrew Mangiapane (4)
11:37 - Justin Scott (9)
16:29 - pp - Justin Scott (10)
18:45 - en - sh - Kevin Labanc (4)
Jack Flinn (28 saves / 32 shots) Goalie stats Mackenzie Blackwood (22 saves / 23 shots)
Barrie wins series 4 – 3


(3) North Bay Battalion vs. (6) Peterborough PetesEdit
March 25 Peterborough Petes 1 – 2 North Bay Battalion North Bay Memorial Gardens Recap  
Logan DeNoble (1) - pp - 11:39 First period 14:23 - sh - Mike Amadio (1)
No scoring Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 7:09 - Brett Hargrave (1)
Matthew Mancina (30 saves / 32 shots) Goalie stats Jake Smith (20 saves / 21 shots)
March 27 Peterborough Petes 5 – 3 North Bay Battalion North Bay Memorial Gardens Recap  
Logan DeNoble (2) - 19:49 First period 16:22 - Maurizio Colella (1)
Hunter Garlent (1) - 4:57
Jonathan Ang (1) - pp - 9:36
Greg Betzold (1) - 17:14
Second period 19:13 - pp - Mike Amadio (2)
Steven Lorentz (1) - 6:09 Third period 16:19 - pp - Steve Harland (1)
Matthew Mancina (24 saves / 27 shots) Goalie stats Jake Smith (16 saves / 21 shots)
March 29 North Bay Battalion 6 – 7 OT Peterborough Petes Peterborough Memorial Centre Recap  
Mike Amadio (3) - 0:39
Brett McKenzie (1) - 3:51
First period 1:57 - Hunter Garlent (2)
16:56 - Adam Timleck (1)
Mathew Santos (1) - 4:39 Second period 5:28 - Daniel Nikandrov (1)
Mathew Santos (2) - 4:33
Steve Harland (2) - pp - 10:49
Mathew Santos (3) - pp - 18:08
Third period 6:04 - Logan DeNoble (3)
7:41 - pp - Hunter Garlent (3)
8:09 - Josh Maguire (1)
No scoring First overtime period 4:46 - Jonathan Ang (2)
Jake Smith (35 saves / 42 shots) Goalie stats Matthew Mancina (33 saves / 39 shots)
March 31 North Bay Battalion 2 – 0 Peterborough Petes Peterborough Memorial Centre Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Jacob Ball (1) - 11:38 Second period No scoring
Riley Bruce (1) - pp - 11:57 Third period No scoring
Jake Smith (29 saves / 29 shots) Goalie stats Matthew Mancina (32 saves / 34 shots)
April 1 Peterborough Petes 1 – 2 OT North Bay Battalion North Bay Memorial Gardens Recap  
No scoring First period 5:07 - pp - Brett McKenzie (2)
Steven Lorentz (2) - 12:27 Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period No scoring
No scoring First overtime period 11:08 - Mike Amadio (4)
Matthew Mancina (39 saves / 41 shots) Goalie stats Jake Smith (34 saves / 35 shots)
April 3 North Bay Battalion 5 – 7 Peterborough Petes Peterborough Memorial Centre Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Mike Amadio (5) - pp - 1:19
Mike Amadio (6) - 5:33
Mike Amadio (7) - 8:06
Second period 16:29 - Greg Betzold (2)
18:17 - Hunter Garlent (4)
Maurizio Colella (2) - 13:49
Maurizio Colella (3) - 19:23
Third period 8:10 - sh - Jonathan Ang (3)
11:29 - Brandon Prophet (1)
13:18 - Greg Betzold (3)
18:34 - en - Eric Cornel (1)
19:52 - en - Brandon Prophet (2)
Jake Smith (23 saves / 28 shots) Goalie stats Matthew Mancina (31 saves / 36 shots)
April 5 Peterborough Petes 1 – 4 North Bay Battalion North Bay Memorial Gardens Recap  
Josh Maguire (2) - 3:57 First period 7:45 - Kyle Wood (1)
18:29 - pp - Mathew Santos (4)
No scoring Second period 4:08 - Mike Amadio (8)
No scoring Third period 18:35 - en - pp - Mike Amadio (9)
Matthew Mancina (23 saves / 26 shots) Goalie stats Jake Smith (27 saves / 28 shots)
North Bay wins series 4 – 3


(4) Niagara IceDogs vs. (5) Ottawa 67'sEdit
March 24 Ottawa 67's 4 – 5 Niagara IceDogs Meridian Centre Recap  
Nathan Todd (1) - pp - 5:45 First period 1:25 - William Lochead (1)
Travis Barron (1) - 5:47
Dante Salituro (1) - pp - 13:08
Second period 3:37 - pp - Anthony DiFruscia (1)
6:55 - Graham Knott (1)
14:47 - Pavel Jenys (1)
Jeremiah Addison (1) - pp - 16:46 Third period 1:05 - pp - Vince Dunn (1)
Leo Lazarev (31 saves / 36 shots) Goalie stats Alex Nedeljkovic (19 saves / 23 shots)
March 26 Ottawa 67's 3 – 5 Niagara IceDogs Meridian Centre Recap  
Dante Salituro (2) - 8:25
Travis Barron (2) - 11:27
First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 6:05 - Brendan Perlini (1)
Nevin Guy (1) - pp - 2:23 Third period 0:33 - pp - Pavel Jenys (2)
3:23 - Christopher Paquette (1)
11:32 - Josh Ho-Sang (1)
19:03 - en - Brendan Perlini (2)
Leo Lazarev (26 saves / 30 shots) Goalie stats Alex Nedeljkovic (24 saves / 27 shots)
March 28 Niagara IceDogs 2 – 4 Ottawa 67's TD Place Arena Recap  
No scoring First period 1:06 - Artur Tyanulin (1)
7:51 - Nathan Todd (2)
Pavel Jenys (3) - pp - 15:07 Second period 1:40 - Nathan Todd (3)
15:36 - Stephen Falkovsky (1)
Vince Dunn (2) - pp - 2:46 Third period No scoring
Alex Nedeljkovic (12 saves / 16 shots) Goalie stats Leo Lazarev (26 saves / 28 shots)
March 30 Niagara IceDogs 2 – 1 OT Ottawa 67's TD Place Arena Recap  
Pavel Jenys (4) - 19:04 First period No scoring
No scoring Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 16:49 - pp - Nathan Todd (4)
Jordan Maletta (1) - 0:46 First overtime period No scoring
Alex Nedeljkovic (30 saves / 31 shots) Goalie stats Leo Lazarev (28 saves / 30 shots)
April 1 Ottawa 67's 2 – 5 Niagara IceDogs Meridian Centre Recap  
No scoring First period 8:58 - pp - Brendan Perlini (3)
Austen Keating (1) - 19:57 Second period 2:32 - Ryan Mantha (1)
Evan de Haan (1) - 15:23 Third period 6:35 - Kyle Langdon (1)
16:48 - Pavel Jenys (5)
19:29 - en - Josh Ho-Sang (2)
Leo Lazarev (29 saves / 33 shots) Goalie stats Alex Nedeljkovic (22 saves / 24 shots)
Niagara wins series 4 – 1


Western conference quarterfinalsEdit

(1) Erie Otters vs. (8) Saginaw SpiritEdit
March 25 Saginaw Spirit 1 – 5 Erie Otters Erie Insurance Arena Recap  
No scoring First period 6:47 - Kyle Maksimovich (1)
12:12 - Nick Betz (1)
15:48 - Kyle Pettit (1)
No scoring Second period 5:55 - pp - Travis Dermott (1)
9:19 - Kyle Pettit (2)
Jesse Barwell (1) - sh - 14:02 Third period No scoring
Evan Cormier (21 saves / 26 shots)
Cameron Zanussi (10 saves / 10 shots)
Goalie stats Devin Williams (15 saves / 16 shots)
March 27 Saginaw Spirit 3 – 7 Erie Otters Erie Insurance Arena Recap  
No scoring First period 12:20 - pp - Taylor Raddysh (1)
13:52 - pp - Alex DeBrincat (1)
Jesse Barwell (2) - sh - 14:52 Second period 2:09 - pp - Dylan Strome (1)
9:24 - Mitchell Byrne (1)
16:02 - pp - Kyle Maksimovich (2)
Connor Brown (1) - 8:40
Brady Gilmour (1) - 14:54
Third period 10:35 - Patrick Fellows (1)
16:51 - en - Kyle Pettit (3)
Evan Cormier (36 saves / 42 shots) Goalie stats Devin Williams (19 saves / 22 shots)
March 29 Erie Otters 6 – 3 Saginaw Spirit Dow Event Center Recap  
Christian Girhiny (1) - 2:53
Taylor Raddysh (2) - 4:36
Alex DeBrincat (2) - 13:57
Kyle Maksimovich (3) - 18:20
First period 6:29 - Mike Davies (1)
11:01 - Connor Brown (2)
Alex DeBrincat (3) - pp - 12:13
Dylan Strome (2) - sh - 14:37
Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 9:26 - Mitchell Stephens (1)
Devin Williams (10 saves / 12 shots)
Jake Lawr (11 saves / 12 shots)
Goalie stats Evan Cormier (32 saves / 38 shots)
March 31 Erie Otters 6 – 4 Saginaw Spirit Dow Event Center Recap  
Taylor Raddysh (3) - 3:42
Travis Dermott (2) - 6:52
Kyle Maksimovich (4) - 19:05
First period No scoring
Patrick Fellows (2) - 0:37
Dylan Strome (3) - pp - 14:37
Second period 3:05 - Kirill Maksimov (1)
9:49 - pp - Connor Brown (3)
17:54 - Connor Brown (4)
Dylan Strome (4) - en - 19:58 Third period 16:03 - Mitchell Stephens (2)
Jake Lawr (22 saves / 26 shots) Goalie stats Evan Cormier (19 saves / 22 shots)
Cameron Zanussi (16 saves / 18 shots)
Erie wins series 4 – 0


(2) Sarnia Sting vs. (7) Sault Ste. Marie GreyhoundsEdit
March 25 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 6 – 3 Sarnia Sting Sarnia Sports & Entertainment Centre Recap  
Hayden Verbeek (1) - 11:19 First period 4:29 - pp - Travis Konecny (1)
4:57 - pp - Kevin Spinozzi (1)
Gabe Guertler (1) - pp - 2:23
Bobby McIntyre (1) - 3:09
Gabe Guertler (2) - 7:59
Blake Speers (1) - pp - 15:32
Second period 6:13 - pp - Matt Mistele (1)
Boris Katchouk (1) - 7:43 Third period No scoring
Brandon Halverson (33 saves / 36 shots) Goalie stats Charlie Graham (25 saves / 31 shots)
March 27 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 5 – 2 Sarnia Sting Sarnia Sports & Entertainment Centre Recap  
Zachary Senyshyn (1) - 18:22 First period No scoring
Boris Katchouk (2) - 5:07
Tim Gettinger (1) - 9:10
Bobby McIntyre (2) - 15:15
Second period No scoring
Zachary Senyshyn (2) - 14:15 Third period 6:31 - Anthony Salinitri (1)
11:00 - pp - Matt Mistele (2)
Brandon Halverson (39 saves / 41 shots) Goalie stats Charlie Graham (18 saves / 22 shots)
Justin Fazio (2 saves / 3 shots)
March 29 Sarnia Sting 5 – 2 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds Essar Centre Recap  
Matt Mistele (3) - pp - 13:41
Brandon Lindberg (1) - sh - 18:05
First period No scoring
Patrick White (1) - 16:47 Second period 19:44 - pp - Blake Speers (2)
Pavel Zacha (1) - pp - 3:26
Matt Mistele (4) - pp - 8:24
Third period 8:38 - Frankie Pucci (1)
Charlie Graham (23 saves / 25 shots) Goalie stats Brandon Halverson (31 saves / 36 shots)
March 31 Sarnia Sting 2 – 3 2OT Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds Essar Centre Recap  
Matt Mistele (5) - 10:51 First period 8:01 - pp - Blake Speers (3)
Pavel Zacha (2) - 13:58 Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 10:44 - Colton White (1)
No scoring Second overtime period 7:24 - pp - Gabe Guertler (3)
Charlie Graham (29 saves / 32 shots) Goalie stats Brandon Halverson (40 saves / 42 shots)
April 2 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 1 – 5 Sarnia Sting Sarnia Sports & Entertainment Centre Recap  
No scoring First period 6:09 - Matt Mistele (6)
8:49 - pp - Pavel Zacha (3)
Gustav Bouramman (1) - pp - 15:14 Second period 17:12 - sh - Sam Studnicka (1)
19:28 - Ryan McGregor (1)
No scoring Third period 9:16 - Troy Lajeunesse (1)
Brandon Halverson (29 saves / 34 shots) Goalie stats Charlie Graham (27 saves / 28 shots)
April 3 Sarnia Sting 5 – 1 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds Essar Centre Recap  
Jakob Chychrun (1) - pp - 17:26 First period 4:58 - Boris Katchouk (3)
Jordan Kyrou (1) - 14:33 Second period No scoring
Pavel Zacha (4) - 4:59
Jakob Chychrun (2) - 5:59
Pavel Zacha (5) - pp - 14:00
Third period No scoring
Charlie Graham (28 saves / 29 shots) Goalie stats Brandon Halverson (28 saves / 33 shots)
April 5 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 4 – 3 Sarnia Sting Sarnia Sports & Entertainment Centre Recap  
Gabe Guertler (4) - 10:37 First period 4:34 - Anthony Salinitri (2)
Bobby McIntyre (3) - 12:57 Second period 16:21 - pp - Pavel Zacha (6)
Blake Speers (4) - 0:27
Boris Katchouk (4) - 7:40
Third period 17:51 - Troy Lajeunesse (2)
Brandon Halverson (36 saves / 39 shots) Goalie stats Charlie Graham (13 saves / 17 shots)
Sault Ste. Marie wins series 4 – 3


(3) London Knights vs. (6) Owen Sound AttackEdit
March 25 Owen Sound Attack 1 – 4 London Knights Budweiser Gardens Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 10:35 - Max Jones (1)
13:44 - Cliff Pu (1)
Petrus Palmu (1) - pp - 13:18 Third period 9:24 - Aaron Berisha (1)
19:28 - en - Mitch Marner (1)
Michael McNiven (15 saves / 18 shots) Goalie stats Tyler Parsons (27 saves / 28 shots)
March 26 Owen Sound Attack 2 – 0 London Knights Budweiser Gardens Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Josh Sterk (1) - pp - 17:08 Second period No scoring
Kevin Hancock (1) - en - 17:23 Third period No scoring
Michael McNiven (23 saves / 23 shots) Goalie stats Tyler Parsons (27 saves / 28 shots)
March 28 London Knights 5 – 1 Owen Sound Attack Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre Recap  
No scoring First period 18:08 - pp - Damir Sharipzyanov (1)
Matthew Tkachuk (1) - pp - 3:52
Aaron Berisha (2) - 16:18
Mitch Marner (2) - 17:45
Second period No scoring
Mitch Marner (3) - 0:10
Matthew Tkachuk (2) - 8:23
Third period No scoring
Tyler Parsons (38 saves / 39 shots) Goalie stats Michael McNiven (36 saves / 41 shots)
March 30 London Knights 8 – 5 Owen Sound Attack Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre Recap  
Robert Thomas (1) - 12:03 First period 9:46 - pp - Petrus Palmu (2)
14:29 - Josh Sterk (2)
Matthew Tkachuk (3) - pp - 4:57
Cliff Pu (2) - 11:47
Mitch Marner (4) - 17:40
Matthew Tkachuk (4) - 17:54
Second period 13:42 - pp - Bryson Cianfrone (1)
Matthew Tkachuk (5) - pp - 3:24
Cliff Pu (3) - sh - 9:40
Matthew Tkachuk (6) - en - 19:15
Third period 10:58 - Kevin Hancock (2)
18:54 - Nick Suzuki (1)
Tyler Parsons (34 saves / 39 shots) Goalie stats Michael McNiven (30 saves / 37 shots)
April 1 Owen Sound Attack 4 – 3 OT London Knights Budweiser Gardens Recap  
Jonah Gadjovich (1) pp - 12:18
Santino Centorame (1) - pp - 16:42
First period 11:47 - Christian Dvorak (1)
15:45 - Cliff Pu (4)
Josh Sterk (3) - pp - 17:28 Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 17:02 - pp - Aaron Berisha (3)
Petrus Palmu (3) - 3:36 First overtime period No scoring
Michael McNiven (25 saves / 28 shots) Goalie stats Tyler Parsons (29 saves / 33 shots)
April 3 London Knights 5 – 2 Owen Sound Attack Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre Recap  
Matthew Tkachuk (7) - 0:52
Christian Dvorak (2) - pp - 19:58
First period 17:03 - pp - Nick Suzuki (2)
Victor Mete (1) - 6:56 Second period No scoring
Cliff Pu (5) - 1:06
Matthew Tkachuk (8) - en - 18:37
Third period 14:44 - pp - Josh Sterk (4)
Tyler Parsons (31 saves / 33 shots) Goalie stats Michael McNiven (25 saves / 29 shots)
London wins series 4 – 2


(4) Kitchener Rangers vs. (5) Windsor SpitfiresEdit
March 24 Windsor Spitfires 5 – 6 OT Kitchener Rangers Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Complex Recap  
Aaron Luchuk (1) - 4:38
Christian Fischer (1) - pp - 6:41
Jalen Chatfield (1) - 9:36
First period 12:58 - pp - Brandon Robinson (1)
18:30 - pp - Ryan MacInnis (1)
Logan Stanley (1) - 18:22 Second period 2:39 - pp - Gustaf Franzen (1)
15:52 - Adam Mascherin (1)
Bradley Latour (1) 15:02 Third period 3:56 - Ryan MacInnis (2)
No scoring First overtime period 2:39 - Brandon Robinson (2)
Mario Culina (32 saves / 38 shots) Goalie stats Luke Opilka (4 saves / 7 shots)
Dawson Carty (29 saves / 31 shots)
March 26 Windsor Spitfires 4 – 6 Kitchener Rangers Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Complex Recap  
Mikhail Sergachev (1) - 18:33 First period 15:19 - Nick Magyar (1)
Jalen Chatfield (2) - 0:40
Mads Eller (1) - 4:19
Second period 10:02 - Brandon Robinson (3)
14:55 - pp - David Miller (1)
Mikhail Sergachev (2) - pp - 10:34 Third period 6:21 - Miles Liberati (1)
9:13 - Connor Bunnaman (1)
18:28 - en - Brandon Robinson (4)
Mario Culina (20 saves / 25 shots) Goalie stats Dawson Carty (31 saves / 35 shots)
March 28 Kitchener Rangers 2 – 1 Windsor Spitfires WFCU Centre Recap  
Jeremy Bracco (1) - 19:25 First period No scoring
No scoring Second period No scoring
Brandon Robinson (5) - 18:34 Third period 9:25 - pp - Aaron Luchuk (2)
Dawson Carty (26 saves / 27 shots) Goalie stats Michael DiPietro (28 saves / 30 shots)
March 30 Kitchener Rangers 4 – 5 OT Windsor Spitfires WFCU Centre Recap  
Adam Mascherin (2) - pp - 1:08
Adam Mascherin (3) - 18:14
First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 15:53 - pp - Brendan Lemieux (1)
17:19 - pp - Brendan Lemieux (2)
17:54 - pp - Brendan Lemieux (3)
David Miller (2) - 14:52
Gustaf Franzen (2) - 16:38
Third period 8:29 - Bradley Latour (2)
No scoring First overtime period 10:19 - pp - Bradley Latour (3)
Dawson Carty (30 saves / 35 shots) Goalie stats Michael DiPietro (17 saves / 21 shots)
April 1 Windsor Spitfires 2 – 5 Kitchener Rangers Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Complex Recap  
Gabriel Vilardi (1) - 9:38 First period 0:20 - Brandon Robinson (6)
Brendan Lemieux (4) - pp - 15:27 Second period 16:30 - pp - Ryan MacInnis (3)
18:12 - pp - Jeremy Bracco (2)
18:28 - Connor Hall (1)
No scoring Third period 16:53 - pp - Adam Mascherin (4)
Michael DiPietro (28 saves / 33 shots) Goalie stats Dawson Carty (28 saves / 30 shots)
Kitchener wins series 4 – 1


Conference semifinalsEdit

Eastern conference semifinalsEdit

(1) Kingston Frontenacs vs. (4) Niagara IceDogsEdit
April 7 Niagara IceDogs 3 – 1 Kingston Frontenacs Rogers K-Rock Centre Recap  
Vince Dunn (3) - 11:07 First period No scoring
Anthony DiFruscia (2) - pp - 6:59 Second period No scoring
Aaron Haydon (1) - sh - en - 19:39 Third period 16:40 - pp - Lawson Crouse (5)
Alex Nedeljkovic (31 saves / 32 shots) Goalie stats Jeremy Helvig (29 saves / 31 shots)
April 8 Niagara IceDogs 6 – 5 OT Kingston Frontenacs Rogers K-Rock Centre Recap  
Kyle Langdon (2) - 12:14
Vince Dunn (4) - 12:54
Pavel Jenys (6) - pp - 18:02
First period 2:08 - pp - Conor McGlynn (1)
No scoring Second period 6:21 - pp - Michael Dal Colle (4)
Ryan Mantha (2) - 2:02
Aleksander Mikulovich (1) - 4:43
Third period 10:13 - Michael Dal Colle (5)
11:37 - pp - Michael Dal Colle (6)
14:54 - Juho Lammikko (2)
Anthony DiFruscia (3) - 18:57 First overtime period No scoring
Alex Nedeljkovic (47 saves / 52 shots) Goalie stats Jeremy Helvig (24 saves / 29 shots)
Lucas Peressini (10 saves / 11 shots)
April 10 Kingston Frontenacs 2 – 3 OT Niagara IceDogs Meridian Centre Recap  
Lawson Crouse (6) - 13:22 First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 3:57 - Josh Ho-Sang (3)
Juho Lammikko (3) - sh - 18:02 Third period 10:47 - Johnny Corneil (1)
No scoring First overtime period 1:07 - Aaron Haydon (2)
Lucas Peressini (32 saves / 35 shots) Goalie stats Alex Nedeljkovic (32 saves / 34 shots)
April 13 Kingston Frontenacs 1 – 3 Niagara IceDogs Meridian Centre Recap  
No scoring First period 11:58 - pp - Brendan Perlini (4)
17:16 - Brendan Perlini (5)
No scoring Second period No scoring
Lawson Crouse (7) - sh - 0:43 Third period 1:00 - pp - Johnny Corneil (2)
Lucas Peressini (26 saves / 29 shots) Goalie stats Alex Nedeljkovic (32 saves / 33 shots)
Niagara wins series 4 – 0


(2) Barrie Colts vs. (3) North Bay BattalionEdit
April 7 North Bay Battalion 2 – 5 Barrie Colts Barrie Molson Centre Recap  
No scoring First period 11:38 - pp - Andrew Mangiapane (5)
13:51 - Andrew Mangiapane (6)
15:28 - Josh Carrick (1)
No scoring Second period 1:52 - Josh Carrick (2)
Steve Harland (3) - 4:11
Kyle Wood (2) - pp - 16:09
Third period 18:55 - en - Justin Scott (11)
Jake Smith (25 saves / 29 shots) Goalie stats Mackenzie Blackwood (32 saves / 34 shots)
April 11 North Bay Battalion 2 – 3 OT Barrie Colts Barrie Molson Centre Recap  
Mike Amadio (10) - 13:16
Mike Amadio (11) - 13:45
First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 10:48 - Justin Scott (12)
No scoring Third period 17:43 - Anthony Stefano (2)
No scoring First overtime period 2:35 - Justin Scott (13)
Jake Smith (33 saves / 36 shots) Goalie stats Mackenzie Blackwood (34 saves / 36 shots)
April 12 Barrie Colts 4 – 2 North Bay Battalion North Bay Memorial Gardens Recap  
Kevin Labanc (5) - sh - 7:34
Michael Webster (1) - 11:44
First period No scoring
Justin Murray (1) - 8:43 Second period 0:29 - Mathew Santos (5)
17:18 - pp - Mike Amadio (12)
Justin Scott (14) - 12:24 Third period No scoring
Mackenzie Blackwood (24 saves / 26 shots) Goalie stats Jake Smith (22 saves / 26 shots)
April 14 Barrie Colts 6 – 0 North Bay Battalion North Bay Memorial Gardens Recap  
Giordano Finoro (1) - 12:15
Kevin Labanc (6) - 18:15
First period No scoring
Andrew Mangiapane (7) - 4:12 Second period No scoring
Andrew Mangiapane (8) - 6:38
Cordell James (1) - 15:05
Cordell James (2) - pp - 19:26
Third period No scoring
Mackenzie Blackwood (29 saves / 29 shots) Goalie stats Jake Smith (20 saves / 26 shots)
Barrie wins series 4 – 0


Western conference semifinalsEdit

(1) Erie Otters vs. (7) Sault Ste. Marie GreyhoundsEdit
April 8 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 2 – 3 OT Erie Otters Erie Insurance Arena Recap  
Boris Katchouk (5) - 8:28
Boris Katchouk (6) - sh - 19:37
First period 2:24 - Jake Marchment (1)
No scoring Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period 18:33 - Darren Raddysh (1)
No scoring First overtime period 0:58 - Darren Raddysh (2)
Brandon Halverson (32 saves / 35 shots) Goalie stats Devin Williams (14 saves / 16 shots)
April 9 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 1 – 3 Erie Otters Erie Insurance Arena Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 3:51 - Nick Betz (2)
9:50 - Dylan Strome (5)
Blake Speers (5) - pp - 4:18 Third period 19:31 - en - Dylan Strome (6)
Brandon Halverson (21 saves / 23 shots) Goalie stats Devin Williams (15 saves / 16 shots)
April 11 Erie Otters 2 – 3 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds Essar Centre Recap  
Kyle Pettit (4) - 14:25 First period No scoring
No scoring Second period 16:29 - Morgan Frost (1)
Dylan Strome (7) - 11:47 Third period 7:15 - Bobby McIntyre (4)
19:37 - Bobby McIntyre (5)
Devin Williams (19 saves / 22 shots) Goalie stats Brandon Halverson (25 saves / 27 shots)
April 13 Erie Otters 5 – 2 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds Essar Centre Recap  
Alex DeBrincat (4) - 4:31
Jake Marchment (2) - 7:52
First period 17:05 - Jack Kopacka (1)
No scoring Second period No scoring
Darren Raddysh (3) - 2:45
Nick Betz (3) - 8:19
Travis Dermott (3) - en - 18:47
Third period 8:48 - Blake Speers (6)
Devin Williams (15 saves / 17 shots) Goalie stats Brandon Halverson (40 saves / 44 shots)
April 15 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 2 – 5 Erie Otters Erie Insurance Arena Recap  
Jack Kopacka (2) - 13:15 First period 10:07 - Alex DeBrincat (5)
Mac Hollowell (1) - 11:30 Second period 4:48 - pp - Dylan Strome (8)
19:35 - pp - Taylor Raddysh (4)
No scoring Third period 11:13 - Dylan Strome (9)
19:00 - en - Dylan Strome (10)
Brandon Halverson (25 saves / 29 shots) Goalie stats Devin Williams (12 saves / 14 shots)
Erie wins series 4 – 1


(3) London Knights vs. (4) Kitchener RangersEdit
April 8 Kitchener Rangers 3 – 6 London Knights Budweiser Gardens Recap  
Ryan MacInnis (4) - 19:42 First period 1:40 - Christian Dvorak (3)
Connor Bunnaman (2) - 17:27 Second period 6:10 - pp - Christian Dvorak (4)
9:09 - J.J. Piccinich (1)
15:04 - pp - Olli Juolevi (1)
Adam Mascherin (5) - 18:05 Third period 18:26 - Mitch Marner (5)
19:14 - en - Christian Dvorak (5)
Dawson Carty (20 saves / 25 shots) Goalie stats Tyler Parsons (20 saves / 23 shots)
April 10 Kitchener Rangers 3 – 5 London Knights Budweiser Gardens Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
David Miller (3) - 7:37
Adam Mascherin (6) - 10:20
Darby Llewellyn (1) - 12:23
Second period 6:15 - pp - Christian Dvorak (6)
16:06 - Matthew Tkachuk (9)
19:56 - sh - Mitch Marner (6)
No scoring Third period 6:35 - Cliff Pu (6)
19:23 - en - Victor Mete (2)
Dawson Carty (26 saves / 30 shots) Goalie stats Tyler Parsons (26 saves / 29 shots)
April 12 London Knights 2 – 1 OT Kitchener Rangers Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Complex Recap  
No scoring First period 8:25 - Ryan MacInnis (5)
No scoring Second period No scoring
Matthew Tkachuk (10) - 5:09 Third period No scoring
Chandler Yakimowicz (1) - 7:51 First overtime period No scoring
Tyler Parsons (30 saves / 31 shots) Goalie stats Dawson Carty (32 saves / 34 shots)
April 14 London Knights 6 – 4 Kitchener Rangers Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Complex Recap  
No scoring First period 9:41 - Darby Llewellyn (2)
19:05 - Jeremy Bracco (3)
Aaron Berisha (4) - 9:27
Mitch Marner (7) - 15:45
Second period 5:11 - pp - Frank Hora (1)
15:02 - Darby Llewellyn (3)
Cliff Pu (7) - 4:31
Mitch Marner (8) - 16:36
Mitch Marner (9) - 16:46
Mitch Marner (10) - en - 18:23
Third period No scoring
Tyler Parsons (20 saves / 24 shots) Goalie stats Dawson Carty (24 saves / 29 shots)
London wins series 4 – 0


Conference finalsEdit

Eastern conference finalsEdit

(2) Barrie Colts vs. (4) Niagara IceDogsEdit
April 21 Niagara IceDogs 3 – 2 Barrie Colts Barrie Molson Centre Recap  
No scoring First period 9:12 - Justin Scott (15)
No scoring Second period No scoring
Blake Siebenaler (1) - pp - 11:37
Josh Ho-Sang (4) - 12:31
Jordan Maletta (2) - 12:45
Third period 10:56 - sh - Andrew Mangiapane (9)
Alex Nedeljkovic (27 saves / 29 shots) Goalie stats Mackenzie Blackwood (39 saves / 42 shots)
April 23 Niagara IceDogs 4 – 1 Barrie Colts Barrie Molson Centre Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Stephen Harper (1) - 0:30
Anthony DeFruscia (4) - pp - 13:24
Second period No scoring
Graham Knott (2) - 6:32
Brendan Perlini (6) - 11:05
Third period 1:40 - pp - Andrew Mangiapane (10)
Alex Nedeljkovic (27 saves / 28 shots) Goalie stats Mackenzie Blackwood (33 saves / 37 shots)
April 25 Barrie Colts 3 – 6 Niagara IceDogs Meridian Centre Recap  
Julius Nättinen (2) - pp - 18:24 First period 2:32 - Christopher Paquette (2)
Adrian Carbonara (1) - 2:49
Justin Scott (16) - 3:09
Second period 1:01 - Stephen Harper (2)
3:51 - Josh Ho-Sang (5)
9:28 - pp - Pavel Jenys (7)
18:38 - Josh Wesley (1)
No scoring Third period 18:43 - en - Stephen Harper (3)
Mackenzie Blackwood (36 saves / 41 shots) Goalie stats Alex Nedeljkovic (19 saves / 22 shots)
April 27 Barrie Colts 2 – 3 Niagara IceDogs Meridian Centre Recap  
Justin Scott (17) - 17:46 First period 19:40 - Stephen Harper (4)
No scoring Second period 3:33 - Johnathon Schaefer (1)
6:31 - Josh Wesley (2)
Kody Gagnon (1) - 9:42 Third period No scoring
Mackenzie Blackwood (26 saves / 29 shots) Goalie stats Alex Nedeljkovic (27 saves / 29 shots)
Niagara wins series 4 – 0


Western conference finalsEdit

(1) Erie Otters vs. (3) London KnightsEdit
April 20 London Knights 7 – 4 Erie Otters Erie Insurance Arena Recap  
Christian Dvorak (7) - pp - 5:56
Matthew Tkachuk (11) - pp - 8:18
Mitch Marner (11) - pp - 10:31
Christian Dvorak (8) - 11:48
First period 1:34 - Kyle Maksimovich (5)
Matthew Tkachuk (12) - 0:43 Second period 6:11 - Alex DeBrincat (6)
18:02 - Alex DeBrincat (7)
Olli Juolevi (2) - 7:47
Matthew Tkachuk (13) - en - 19:01
Third period 9:28 - Alex DeBrincat (8)
Tyler Parsons (26 saves / 30 shots) Goalie stats Devin Williams (19 saves / 25 shots)
April 24 London Knights 6 – 1 Erie Otters Erie Insurance Arena Recap  
Mitch Marner (12) - 0:56
Daniel Bernhardt (1) - 9:27
Aaron Berisha (5) - 13:55
First period No scoring
Daniel Bernhardt (2) - 2:16 Second period 16:15 - pp - Darren Raddysh (4)
Matthew Tkachuk (14) - pp - 16:55
Nicolas Mattinen (1) - pp - 19:50
Third period No scoring
Tyler Parsons (26 saves / 27 shots) Goalie stats Devin Williams (19 saves / 25 shots)
Jake Lawr (0 saves / 0 shots)
April 26 Erie Otters 1 – 5 London Knights Budweiser Gardens Recap  
No scoring First period 4:42 - Christian Dvorak (9)
No scoring Second period 4:35 - Owen MacDonald (1)
14:08 - Matthew Tkachuk (15)
17:45 - Mitch Marner (13)
Jake Marchment (3) - 0:22 Third period 12:56 - pp - Mitch Marner (14)
Devin Williams (20 saves / 25 shots) Goalie stats Tyler Parsons (26 saves / 27 shots)
April 27 Erie Otters 1 – 5 London Knights Budweiser Gardens Recap  
No scoring First period 12:14 - pp - Matthew Tkachuk (16)
19:35 - J.J. Piccinich (2)
Jake Marchment (4) - pp - 2:44 Second period 15:56 - Owen MacDonald (2)
No scoring Third period 9:44 - pp - Christian Dvorak (10)
16:42 - en - sh - Mitch Marner (15)
Devin Williams (18 saves / 22 shots) Goalie stats Tyler Parsons (27 saves / 28 shots)
London wins series 4 – 0


J. Ross Robertson CupEdit

(W3) London Knights vs. (E4) Niagara IceDogsEdit

May 5 Niagara IceDogs 1 – 4 London Knights Budweiser Gardens Recap  
No scoring First period No scoring
Pavel Jenys (8) - 2:42 Second period 6:39 - Owen MacDonald (3)
11:19 - sh - Chandler Yakimowicz (2)
19:35 - Christian Dvorak (11)
No scoring Third period 10:03 - pp - Mitch Marner (16)
Alex Nedeljkovic (26 saves / 30 shots) Goalie stats Tyler Parsons (27 saves / 28 shots)
May 7 Niagara IceDogs 1 – 6 London Knights Budweiser Gardens Recap  
Stephen Harper (5) - 6:04 First period 18:44 - pp - Matthew Tkachuk (17)
No scoring Second period 6:54 - Matthew Tkachuk (18)
10:42 - Owen MacDonald (4)
19:31 - Victor Mete (3)
No scoring Third period 1:10 - Christian Dvorak (12)
2:25 - pp - Matthew Tkachuk (19)
Alex Nedeljkovic (17 saves / 23 shots)
Stephen Dhillon (2 saves / 2 shots)
Goalie stats Tyler Parsons (24 saves / 25 shots)
Brendan Burke (3 saves / 3 shots)
May 9 London Knights 6 – 5 OT Niagara IceDogs Meridian Centre Recap  
Matthew Tkachuk (20) - 0:32
Cliff Pu (8) - sh - 19:07
First period 1:09 - Ryan Mantha (3)
6:24 - pp - Stephen Harper (6)
15:28 - pp - Vince Dunn (5)
17:21 - Josh Ho-Sang (6)
Olli Juolevi (3) - 9:32 Second period 6:31 - Aleksander Mikulovich (2)
Christian Dvorak (13) - 7:42
Victor Mete (4) - 11:15
Third period No scoring
Owen MacDonald (5) - 2:58 First overtime period No scoring
Tyler Parsons (25 saves / 30 shots) Goalie stats Alex Nedeljkovic (33 saves / 39 shots)
May 11 London Knights 1 – 0 Niagara IceDogs Meridian Centre Recap  
Christian Dvorak (14) - 16:37 First period No scoring
No scoring Second period No scoring
No scoring Third period No scoring
Tyler Parsons (18 saves / 18 shots) Goalie stats Alex Nedeljkovic (28 saves / 29 shots)
London wins series 4 – 0


J. Ross Robertson Cup Champions RosterEdit

2015-16 London Knights[1]
Goaltenders

Defencemen

Wingers

Centres


Playoff scoring leadersEdit

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty Minutes

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Mitch Marner London Knights 18 16 28 44 8
Matthew Tkachuk London Knights 18 20 20 40 42
Christian Dvorak London Knights 18 14 21 35 4
Kevin Labanc Barrie Colts 15 6 20 26 24
Josh Ho-Sang Niagara IceDogs 17 6 20 26 8
Dylan Strome Erie Otters 13 10 11 21 12
Andrew Mangiapane Barrie Colts 15 10 11 21 14
Justin Scott Barrie Colts 15 17 3 20 8
Alex DeBrincat Erie Otters 13 8 11 19 13
Mike Amadio North Bay Battalion 11 12 6 18 10

Playoff leading goaltendersEdit

Note: GP = Games Played; Mins = Minutes Played; W = Wins; L = Losses: OTL = Overtime Losses; SL = Shootout Losses; GA = Goals Allowed; SO = Shutouts; GAA = Goals Against Average

Player Team GP Mins W L GA SO Sv% GAA
Tyler Parsons London Knights 18 1086 16 2 39 1 0.925 2.15
Jeremy Helvig Kingston Frontenacs 7 325 3 1 13 2 0.908 2.40
Mackenzie Blackwood Barrie Colts 13 797 6 5 36 1 0.914 2.71
Alex Nedeljkovic Niagara IceDogs 17 1026 12 5 48 0 0.903 2.81
Jack Flinn Mississauga Steelheads 7 447 3 4 21 1 0.913 2.82

AwardsEdit

J. Ross Robertson Cup: London Knights
Hamilton Spectator Trophy: Erie Otters
Bobby Orr Trophy: Niagara IceDogs
Wayne Gretzky Trophy: London Knights
Emms Trophy: Barrie Colts
Leyden Trophy: Kingston Frontenacs
Holody Trophy: Erie Otters
Bumbacco Trophy: Sarnia Sting
Red Tilson Trophy: Mitch Marner, London Knights
Eddie Powers Memorial Trophy: Kevin Labanc, Barrie Colts
Matt Leyden Trophy: Kris Knoblauch, Erie Otters
Jim Mahon Memorial Trophy: Kevin Labanc, Barrie Colts
Max Kaminsky Trophy: Mikhail Sergachev, Windsor Spitfires
OHL Goaltender of the Year: Mackenzie Blackwood, Barrie Colts
Jack Ferguson Award: Ryan Merkley, Guelph Storm
Dave Pinkney Trophy: Tyler Parsons & Brendan Burke, London Knights
Emms Family Award: Alexander Nylander, Mississauga Steelheads
F. W. "Dinty" Moore Trophy: Michael DiPietro, Windsor Spitfires
Dan Snyder Memorial Trophy: Will Petschenig, Saginaw Spirit
William Hanley Trophy: Mike Amadio, North Bay Battalion
Leo Lalonde Memorial Trophy: Kevin Labanc, Barrie Colts
Bobby Smith Trophy: Nicolas Hague, Mississauga Steelheads
Roger Neilson Memorial Award: Damian Bourne, Mississauga Steelheads
Ivan Tennant Memorial Award: Kyle Keyser, Flint Firebirds
Mickey Renaud Captain's Trophy: Michael Webster, Barrie Colts
Tim Adams Memorial Trophy: Andrei Berezinskiy, York Simcoe Express
Wayne Gretzky 99 Award: Mitch Marner, London Knights
Bill Long Award: Pat Casey, Peterborough Petes

All-Star teamsEdit

The OHL All-Star Teams were selected by the OHL's General Managers.

First teamEdit

Second teamEdit

Third teamEdit

2016 OHL Priority SelectionEdit

On April 9, 2016, the OHL conducted the 2016 Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection. The Guelph Storm held the first overall pick in the draft, and selected Ryan Merkley from the Toronto Jr. Canadiens of the GTHL. Merkley was awarded the Jack Ferguson Award, awarded to the top pick in the draft.

Below are the players who were selected in the first round of the 2016 Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection. [2]

# Player Nationality OHL Team Hometown Minor Team
1 Ryan Merkley (D)   Canada Guelph Storm Mississauga, Ontario Toronto Jr. Canadiens (GTHL)
2 Owen Lalonde (D)   Canada Sudbury Wolves Windsor, Ontario Windsor Jr. Spitfires (MHAO)
3 Connor Roberts (C)   Canada Hamilton Bulldogs Owen Sound, Ontario Grey-Bruce Highlanders (OMHA-SCTA)
4 Blade Jenkins (C)   United States Saginaw Spirit Jackson, Michigan Detroit Compuware 16U (HPHL)
5 Ty Dellandrea (C)   Canada Flint Firebirds Port Perry, Ontario Central Ontario Wolves (OMHA-EHL)
6 Danil Antropov (RW)   Canada Oshawa Generals Toronto, Ontario Toronto Marlboros (GTHL)
7 Kirill Nizhnikov (RW)   Russia Mississauga Steelheads Moscow, Russia Toronto Jr. Canadiens (GTHL)
8 Pavel Gogolev (LW)   Russia Peterborough Petes Moscow, Russia CIH Academy White (OEMHL)
9 Barrett Hayton (C)   Canada Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds Peterborough, Ontario Toronto Red Wings (GTHL)
10 Aidan Dudas (C)   Canada Owen Sound Attack Parry Sound, Ontario North Central Predators (OMHA-EHL)
11 Peter Stratis (D)   Canada Ottawa 67's Scarborough, Ontario Mississauga Rebels (GTHL)
12 Akil Thomas (C)   Canada Niagara IceDogs Toronto, Ontario Toronto Marlboros (GTHL)
13 Adam McMaster (C)   Canada North Bay Battalion Beamsville, Ontario Niagara North Stars (OMHA-SCTA)
14 Tyler Tucker (D)   Canada Barrie Colts Longlac, Ontario Toronto Titans (GTHL)
15 Tyler Weiss (C)   United States Sarnia Sting Raleigh, North Carolina Don Mills Flyers (GTHL)
16 Giovanni Vallati (D)   Canada Kitchener Rangers Toronto, Ontario Vaughan Kings (GTHL)
17 Nathan Dunkley (C)   Canada Kingston Frontenacs Campbellford, Ontario Quinte Red Devils (OMHA-EHL)
18 Liam Foudy (C)   Canada London Knights Toronto, Ontario Markham Majors (GTHL)
19 Allan McShane (C)   Canada Erie Otters Etobicoke, Ontario Toronto Marlboros (GTHL)
20 Jack McBain (C)   Canada Barrie Colts Toronto, Ontario Don Mills Flyers (GTHL)

2016 NHL Entry DraftEdit

On June 24-25, 2016, the National Hockey League conducted the 2016 NHL Entry Draft held at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, New York. In total, 48 players from the Ontario Hockey League were selected in the draft. Olli Juolevi of the London Knights was the first player from the OHL to be selected, as he was taken with the fifth overall pick by the Vancouver Canucks.

Below are the players selected from OHL teams at the NHL Entry Draft. [3]

Round # Player Nationality NHL Team Hometown OHL Team
1 5 Olli Juolevi (D)   Finland Vancouver Canucks Helsinki, Finland London Knights
1 6 Matthew Tkachuk (LW)   United States Calgary Flames St. Louis, Missouri London Knights
1 8 Alexander Nylander (LW)   Sweden Buffalo Sabres Sodertalje, Sweden Mississauga Steelheads
1 9 Mikhail Sergachev (D)   Russia Montreal Canadiens Nizhnekamsk, Russia Windsor Spitfires
1 11 Logan Brown (C)   United States Ottawa Senators Chesterfield, Missouri Windsor Spitfires
1 12 Michael McLeod (C)   Canada New Jersey Devils Mississauga, Ontario Mississauga Steelheads
1 16 Jakob Chychrun (D)   Canada Arizona Coyotes Boca Raton, Florida Sarnia Sting
1 18 Logan Stanley (D)   Canada Winnipeg Jets Waterloo, Ontario Windsor Spitfires
1 24 Max Jones (LW)   United States Anaheim Ducks Orion, Michigan London Knights
2 35 Jordan Kyrou (RW)   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Toronto, Ontario Sarnia Sting
2 38 Adam Mascherin (LW)   Canada Florida Panthers Maple, Ontario Kitchener Rangers
2 39 Alex DeBrincat (RW)   United States Chicago Blackhawks Farmington Hills, Michigan Erie Otters
2 41 Nathan Bastien (RW)   Canada New Jersey Devils Kitchener, Ontario Mississauga Steelheads
2 44 Boris Katchouk (LW)   Canada Tampa Bay Lightning Waterloo, Ontario Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
2 46 Givani Smith (RW)   Canada Detroit Red Wings Toronto, Ontario Guelph Storm
2 54 Tyler Parsons (G)   United States Calgary Flames Chesterfield, Michigan London Knights
2 58 Taylor Raddysh (RW)   Canada Tampa Bay Lightning Caledon, Ontario Erie Otters
3 63 Markus Niemelainen (D)   Finland Edmonton Oilers Kuopio, Finland Saginaw Spirit
3 68 Cam Dineen (D)   United States Arizona Coyotes Toms River, New Jersey North Bay Battalion
3 69 Cliff Pu (C)   Canada Buffalo Sabres Richmond Hill, Ontario London Knights
3 70 Will Bitten (LW)   Canada Montreal Canadiens Gloucester, Ontario Flint Firebirds
3 77 Connor Hall (D)   Canada Pittsburgh Penguins Cambridge, Ontario Kitchener Rangers
3 81 Sean Day (D)   Canada New York Rangers Rochester, Michigan Mississauga Steelheads
4 93 Jack Kopacka (LW)   United States Anaheim Ducks Metamora, Michigan Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
4 94 Jonathan Ang (C)   Canada Florida Panthers Markham, Ontario Peterborough Petes
4 100 Victor Mete (D)   Canada Montreal Canadiens Woodbridge, Ontario London Knights
4 101 Keaton Middleton (D)   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Stratford, Ontario Saginaw Spirit
4 105 Evan Cormier (G)   Canada New Jersey Devils Bowmanville, Ontario Saginaw Spirit
4 109 Connor Bunnaman (C)   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Guelph, Ontario Kitchener Rangers
4 114 Riley Stillman (D)   Canada Florida Panthers Peterborough, Ontario Oshawa Generals
5 123 Dylan Wells (G)   Canada Edmonton Oilers St. Catharines, Ontario Peterborough Petes
5 134 Jeremy Helvig (G)   Canada Carolina Hurricanes Markham, Ontario Kingston Frontenacs
5 137 Jordan Sambrook (D)   Canada Detroit Red Wings Markham, Ontario Erie Otters
5 140 Cole Candella (D)   Canada Vancouver Canucks Mississauga, Ontario Hamilton Bulldogs
5 141 Tim Gettinger (LW)   United States New York Rangers North Olmsted, Ohio Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
5 146 Nicholas Caamano (LW)   Canada Dallas Stars Ancaster, Ontario Flint Firebirds
5 148 Christopher Paquette (C)   Canada Tampa Bay Lightning Kingston, Ontario Niagara IceDogs
6 160 Michael Pezzetta (C)   Canada Montreal Canadiens Toronto, Ontario Sudbury Wolves
6 164 Noah Carroll (D)   Canada Carolina Hurricanes Strathroy, Ontario Guelph Storm
6 172 Anthony Salinitri (C)   Canada Philadelphia Flyers Windsor, Ontario Sarnia Sting
6 179 Nicolas Mattinen (D)   Canada Toronto Maple Leafs Ottawa, Ontario London Knights
6 180 Mark Shoemaker (D)   Canada San Jose Sharks Mississauga, Ontario North Bay Battalion
7 186 Stepan Falkovsky (D)   Belarus Calgary Flames Minsk, Belarus Ottawa 67's
7 189 Austin Osmanski (D)   United States Buffalo Sabres East Aurora, New York Mississauga Steelheads
7 191 Travis Barron (LW)   Canada Colorado Avalanche Belfountain, Ontario Ottawa 67's
7 194 Brett McKenzie (C)   Canada Vancouver Canucks Vars, Ontario North Bay Battalion
7 196 Dmitry Sokolov (RW)   Russia Minnesota Wild Omsk, Russia Sudbury Wolves
7 202 Jacob Friend (D)   Canada Los Angeles Kings Bowmanville, Ontario Owen Sound Attack

2016 CHL Import DraftEdit

On June 28, 2016, the Canadian Hockey League conducted the 2016 CHL Import Draft, in which teams in all three CHL leagues participate in. The Guelph Storm held the first pick in the draft by a team in the OHL, and selected Dmitri Samorukov from Russia with their selection.

Below are the players who were selected in the first round by Ontario Hockey League teams in the 2016 CHL Import Draft. [4]

# Player Nationality OHL Team Hometown Last Team
2 Dmitri Samorukov (D)   Russia Guelph Storm Volgograd, Russia Moscow CSKA
5 Jachym Kondelik (LW)   Czech Republic Sudbury Wolves Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic Ceske Budejovice Jr. B
8 Michal Steinocher (D)   Czech Republic Flint Firebirds Louny, Czech Republic Slavia Praha Jr. B
11 Marian Studenic (LW)   Slovakia Hamilton Bulldogs Holíč, Slovakia Skalica Jr.
14 Filip Hronek (D)   Czech Republic Saginaw Spirit Byst, Czech Republic Hradec Kralove Mountfield HC
17 Eeli Tolvanen (RW)   Finland Oshawa Generals Espoo, Finland Sioux City Musketeers
20 Jacob Moverare (D)   Sweden Mississauga Steelheads Östersund, Sweden HV71 Jr.
23 Matyas Svoboda (LW)   Czech Republic Peterborough Petes Udlice, Czech Republic Chomutov KLH Jr. B
26 Otto Makinen (C)   Finland Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds Tampere, Finland Tappara Tampere Jr.
29 Maxim Sushko (LW)   Belarus Owen Sound Attack Brest, Belarus Soligorsk Shakhner
32 Andrei Golikov (D)   Russia Ottawa 67's Ryazan, Russia Yaroslavl Loko-Junior
35 Pavel Demin (C)   Russia Niagara IceDogs Moscow, Russia Balashikha HC MVD
38 Adam Thilander (D)   Sweden North Bay Battalion Skövde, Sweden Skelleftea AIK Jr. 18
41 Urho Vaakanainen (D)   Finland Windsor Spitfires Joensuu, Finland Espoo Blues
44 Alexey Lipanov (C)   Russia Barrie Colts Moscow, Russia Balashikha HC MVD
47 Filip Helt (LW)   Czech Republic Sarnia Sting Litvínov, Czech Republic Litvinov Chemopetrol Jr. B
50 Cedric Schiemenz (C)   Germany Kitchener Rangers Berlin, Germany EC Red Bull Salzburg U18
53 Linus Nyman (RW)   Finland Kingston Frontenacs Helsinki, Finland Jokerit Helsinki Jr.
56 Janne Kuokkanen (C/LW)   Finland London Knights Oulu, Finland Karpat Oulu Jr.
58 German Poddubnyi (C)   Russia Erie Otters Sarov, Russia Philadelphia Jr. Flyers 16U

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