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The 2018–19 OHL season was the 39th season of the Ontario Hockey League, in which twenty teams played 68 games each according to the regular season schedule, from September 19, 2018 to March 17, 2019. [1]

2018–19 OHL season
LeagueOntario Hockey League
SportHockey
DurationPreseason
August 31, 2018 – September 16, 2018
Regular season
September 19, 2018 – March 17, 2019
Playoffs
March 21, 2019 – May 12, 2019
Number of teams20
TV partner(s)Rogers TV, Shaw TV, YourTV, Sportsnet
Finals championsGuelph Storm (4)
OHL seasons
2018–19 CHL season
LeagueCanadian Hockey League
SportHockey
DurationOHL
September 2018 – May 2019
QMJHL
September 2018 – May 2019
WHL
September 2018 – May 2019
Number of teams60
TV partner(s)RDS
Rogers Sportsnet
Rogers TV
Shaw TV
Finals championsRouyn-Noranda Huskies

The Guelph Storm won the J. Ross Robertson Cup as they defeated the Ottawa 67's in six games to represent the Ontario Hockey League in the 2019 Memorial Cup, which was hosted by the Halifax Mooseheads of the QMJHL at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia from May 17–26, 2019.

Contents

Regular seasonEdit

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

Eastern conferenceEdit

East division GP W L OTL SL PTS GF GA Rank
z-Ottawa 67's 68 50 12 4 2 106 296 183 1
x-Oshawa Generals 68 44 20 4 0 92 288 216 3
x-Peterborough Petes 68 33 31 2 2 70 234 256 6
x-Hamilton Bulldogs 68 29 34 3 2 63 241 283 8
Kingston Frontenacs 68 14 52 1 1 30 144 307 10
Central division GP W L OTL SL PTS GF GA Rank
y-Niagara IceDogs 68 44 17 7 0 95 326 209 2
x-Sudbury Wolves 68 43 20 3 2 91 254 206 4
x-Mississauga Steelheads 68 32 29 5 2 71 239 250 5
x-North Bay Battalion 68 30 33 3 2 65 230 281 7
Barrie Colts 68 26 38 3 1 56 221 245 9

Western conferenceEdit

Midwest division GP W L OTL SL PTS GF GA Rank
z-London Knights 68 46 15 6 1 99 299 211 1
x-Guelph Storm 68 40 18 6 4 90 308 230 4
x-Kitchener Rangers 68 34 30 3 1 72 251 267 5
x-Owen Sound Attack 68 31 31 4 2 68 224 274 6
Erie Otters 68 26 38 3 1 56 230 300 9
West division GP W L OTL SL PTS GF GA Rank
y-Saginaw Spirit 68 45 17 3 3 96 294 218 2
x-Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 68 44 16 7 1 96 292 224 3
x-Sarnia Sting 68 28 33 5 2 63 271 300 7
x-Windsor Spitfires 68 25 33 5 5 60 216 257 8
Flint Firebirds 68 16 46 6 0 38 212 350 10

Scoring leadersEdit

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

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Jason Robertson Kingston/Niagara 62 48 69 117 42
Justin Brazeau North Bay Battalion 68 61 52 113 40
Tye Felhaber Ottawa 67's 68 59 50 109 45
Morgan Frost Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 58 37 72 109 45
Kevin Hancock Owen Sound/London 70 52 55 107 38
Arthur Kaliyev Hamilton Bulldogs 67 51 51 102 22
Ben Jones Niagara IceDogs 68 41 61 102 82
Akil Thomas Niagara IceDogs 63 38 64 102 40
Nate Schnarr Guelph Storm 65 34 68 102 58
Greg Meireles Kitchener Rangers 68 36 61 97 40

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
Michael DiPietro Windsor/Ottawa 38 2174 23 12 0 1 87 4 0.911 2.40
Cedrick Andree Ottawa 67's 45 2634 34 5 2 2 109 4 0.910 2.48
Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen Sudbury Wolves 53 3078 38 10 2 2 128 6 0.920 2.50
Kyle Keyser Oshawa Generals 48 2707 32 8 3 0 124 2 0.916 2.75
Ivan Prosvetov Saginaw Spirit 53 2996 36 11 2 1 147 4 0.910 2.94

PlayoffsEdit

Conference quarterfinals Conference semifinals Conference finals Finals
            
1 Ottawa 4
8 Hamilton 0
1 Ottawa 4
4 Sudbury 0
4 Sudbury 4
5 Mississauga 0
1 Ottawa 4
Eastern Conference
3 Oshawa 0
2 Niagara 4
7 North Bay 1
2 Niagara 2
3 Oshawa 4
3 Oshawa 4
6 Peterborough 1
E1 Ottawa 2
W4 Guelph 4
1 London 4
8 Windsor 0
1 London 3
4 Guelph 4
4 Guelph 4
5 Kitchener 0
4 Guelph 4
Western Conference
2 Saginaw 3
2 Saginaw 4
7 Sarnia 0
2 Saginaw 4
3 Sault Ste. Marie 2
3 Sault Ste. Marie 4
6 Owen Sound 1

Conference quarterfinalsEdit

Eastern conference quarterfinalsEdit

(1) Ottawa 67's vs. (8) Hamilton BulldogsEdit
Ottawa wins series 4 – 0


(2) Niagara IceDogs vs. (7) North Bay BattalionEdit
Niagara wins series 4 – 1


(3) Oshawa Generals vs. (6) Peterborough PetesEdit
Oshawa wins series 4 – 1


(4) Sudbury Wolves vs. (5) Mississauga SteelheadsEdit
Sudbury wins series 4 – 0


Western conference quarterfinalsEdit

(1) London Knights vs. (8) Windsor SpitfiresEdit
London wins series 4 – 0


(2) Saginaw Spirit vs. (7) Sarnia StingEdit
Saginaw wins series 4 – 0


(3) Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds vs. (6) Owen Sound AttackEdit
Sault Ste. Marie wins series 4 – 1


(4) Guelph Storm vs. (5) Kitchener RangersEdit
Guelph wins series 4 – 0


Conference semifinalsEdit

Eastern conference semifinalsEdit

(1) Ottawa 67's vs. (4) Sudbury WolvesEdit
Ottawa wins series 4 – 0


(2) Niagara IceDogs vs. (3) Oshawa GeneralsEdit
Oshawa wins series 4 – 2


Western conference semifinalsEdit

(1) London Knights vs. (4) Guelph StormEdit
Guelph wins series 4 – 3


(2) Saginaw Spirit vs. (3) Sault Ste. Marie GreyhoundsEdit
Saginaw wins series 4 – 2


Conference finalsEdit

Eastern conference finalsEdit

(1) Ottawa 67's vs. (3) Oshawa GeneralsEdit
Ottawa wins series 4 – 0


Western conference finalsEdit

(2) Saginaw Spirit vs. (4) Guelph StormEdit
Guelph wins series 4 – 3


OHL FinalsEdit

J. Ross Robertson CupEdit

(E1) Ottawa 67's vs. (W4) Guelph StormEdit
Guelph wins series 4 – 2


Playoff scoring leadersEdit

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

Player Team GP G A Pts PIM
Nick Suzuki Guelph Storm 24 16 26 42 16
Sasha Chmelevski Ottawa 67's 18 12 19 31 10
Isaac Ratcliffe Guelph Storm 24 15 15 30 20
Lucas Chiodo Ottawa 67's 18 9 20 29 2
Tye Felhaber Ottawa 67's 18 17 11 28 12
Dmitri Samorukov Guelph Storm 24 10 18 28 12
Sean Durzi Guelph Storm 24 3 24 27 14
Owen Tippett Saginaw Spirit 17 11 11 22 0
Kyle Maksimovich Ottawa 67's 16 8 14 22 19
Marco Rossi Ottawa 67's 17 6 16 22 18

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
Michael DiPietro Ottawa 67's 14 844 13 0 33 1 0.914 2.35
Stephen Dhillon Niagara IceDogs 11 660 6 5 26 3 0.910 2.36
Ivan Prosvetov Saginaw Spirit 12 707 9 2 28 1 0.930 2.38
Jordan Kooy London Knights 11 655 7 4 29 2 0.903 2.66
Kyle Keyser Oshawa Generals 15 891 8 7 42 1 0.925 2.83

AwardsEdit

Playoffs trophies
Trophy name Recognition Recipient
J. Ross Robertson Cup OHL Finals champion Guelph Storm
Bobby Orr Trophy Eastern Conference champion Ottawa 67's
Wayne Gretzky Trophy Western Conference champion Guelph Storm
Wayne Gretzky 99 Award Playoffs MVP Nick Suzuki, Guelph Storm
Regular season — Team trophies
Trophy name Recognition Recipient
Hamilton Spectator Trophy Team with best record Ottawa 67's
Leyden Trophy East division champion Ottawa 67's
Emms Trophy Central division champion Niagara IceDogs
Bumbacco Trophy West division champion Saginaw Spirit
Holody Trophy Midwest division champion London Knights
Regular season — Executive awards
Trophy name Recognition Recipient
Matt Leyden Trophy Coach of the year André Tourigny, Ottawa 67's
Bill Long Award Lifetime achievement Larry Mavety, Belleville & Kingston
OHL Executive of the Year Executive of the Year
Regular season — Player awards
Trophy name Recognition Recipient
Red Tilson Trophy Most outstanding player Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen, Sudbury Wolves
Eddie Powers Memorial Trophy Top scorer Jason Robertson, Kingston & Niagara
Dave Pinkney Trophy Lowest team goals against Cedrick Andree & Michael DiPietro, Ottawa 67's
Max Kaminsky Trophy Most outstanding defenceman Evan Bouchard, London Knights
Jim Mahon Memorial Trophy Top scoring right winger Justin Brazeau, North Bay Battalion
Emms Family Award Rookie of the year Quinton Byfield, Sudbury Wolves
William Hanley Trophy Most sportsmanlike player Nick Suzuki, Owen Sound & Guelph
F. W. "Dinty" Moore Trophy Best rookie GAA Ethan Taylor, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
Bobby Smith Trophy Scholastic player of the year Thomas Harley, Mississauga Steelheads
Leo Lalonde Memorial Trophy Overage player of the year Justin Brazeau, North Bay Battalion
OHL Goaltender of the Year Goaltender of the year Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen, Sudbury Wolves
Dan Snyder Memorial Trophy Humanitarian of the year Nicholas Canade, Mississauga Steelheads
Roger Neilson Memorial Award Top academic college/university player Sasha Chmelevski, Ottawa 67's
Ivan Tennant Memorial Award Top academic high school player Mack Guzda, Owen Sound & Zack Terry, Guelph
Mickey Renaud Captain's Trophy Team captain that best exemplifies character and commitment Isaac Ratcliffe, Guelph Storm
Prospect player awards
Trophy name Recognition Recipient
Jack Ferguson Award First overall pick in priority selection Shane Wright, Kingston Frontenacs
Tim Adams Memorial Trophy OHL Cup MVP Shane Wright, Don Mills Flyers

All-Star teamsEdit

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