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[ad_1] You feel that slight chill in the air? Yes that means hockey season is right around the corner. For the Erie Otters, that means training camp is here. The players, both veterans and prospects, check-in on Saturday for the first time in the 2018-19 season. Among the things that will happen on opening day
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[ad_1] For the first time since the 2012-13, the Erie Otters missed out on the OHL playoffs. As a result, they got to pick fourth in the Priority Selection. Sudbury, Flint and Peterborough owned the top-three spots. To the surprise of no one, the Sudbury Wolves took Quinton Byfield with the first overall pick. Although
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[ad_1] On this week’s edition of the OHL Sunday Seven, I present my case as to why I feel Ty Dellandrea is a first rounder in this June’s NHL Draft. We also revisit my current top-10 OHL draft prospects as there is quite a race heating up. We also discuss the current playoff format, Dmitry
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[ad_1] With the OHL trade deadline officially passed, the Erie Otters (and their fans) can get settled in for a less-volatile second half of the season. The Otters have made their moves and solidified their roster with a couple of key trades — most notably, the trade with the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds involving Taylor
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[ad_1] The Hamilton Bulldogs have made yet another deal to help their playoff push. In a trade that was speculated on since Friday, the Bulldogs acquired center Robert Thomas from the London Knights. In return, they sent rookie forward Connor McMichael as well as a second-round pick in 2022, conditional second-rounders in 2020, 2025 and 2026
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[ad_1] The Windsor Spitfires continued to look towards the future on Sunday afternoon as general manager Warren Rychel swung another deal. This time, two veterans are heading up the 401. Following the Spitfires’ 4-3 overtime win in Ottawa against the 67s, Rychel completed a multi-player deal with the Kitchener Rangers. The Spitfires sent forward Logan
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[ad_1] New in the 2017-18 season, we will have an OHL column called the Sunday Seven. Once a week or thereabouts, we will go around the league and highlight seven stories of note and share analysis. This week, we celebrate the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds and their 23-game winning streak by devoting more than half
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[ad_1] The OHL Trade deadline is fast approaching on Jan. 10, and Windsor Spitfires’ general manager Warren Rychel is right where he’s comfortable. Over the years, Rychel has become a fixture at the deadline, showing a knack for pulling off the big deals. Last week, he made a big splash, dealing captain Aaron Luchuk to
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[ad_1] London Knights fans are known to be exploding with passion and loyalty for their team and it’s hard to blame them. With 17 consecutive seasons making it to the playoffs and potentially another one on the horizon, Knights fans expect greatness. So what’s been the secret to success? While the London Knights organization has been
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[ad_1] The Hamilton Bulldogs are one of the hottest teams in the entire CHL. They recently made their first appearance in the CHL’s Top 10 Rankings, at No. 8. They have a record of 15-6-3-3 and have won nine out of their last 12 games. They are certainly riding high. They just made a move
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[ad_1] New in the 2017-18 season, we will have an OHL column called the Sunday Seven. Once a week or thereabouts, we will go around the league and highlight seven stories of note and share analysis. This week, we begin with a major trade that took place Saturday. Hamilton Went All-In News of a potential
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[ad_1] It’s one month into the 2017-18 season and the Windsor Spitfires are showing that rebuilds don’t have to be painful. Coming into the season, expectations were of a slow but steady progression. After winning the 2017 Memorial Cup, the Spitfires knew they were going to be losing some significant talents. Gone were five of
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[ad_1] Whatever it is that draws you in—goals galore, the opportunity to watch the NHL’s future stars develop, the luxury of having a team right in your backyard—junior hockey fandom is thrilling. Yet, following a smaller league like the OHL also has its drawbacks. It doesn’t get the same media coverage as the professional leagues
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[ad_1] Say what you will about the London Knights and their organization, but they have a history of winning and being a force in the Ontario Hockey League. Which is part of the reason why fans of the organization and players within it are having a hard time grasping the start they’ve had to the
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[ad_1] The 2017-18 Windsor Spitfires season is ready to start and it’s the beginning of a new era in the Rose City. At the end of May, the Spitfires were parading the 2017 Memorial Cup down Ouellette Avenue in front of tens-of-thousands of fans. Now, as they get ready to open the season at home
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[ad_1] The London Knights have continued their busy offseason less than a week before their regular season begins trading one of their big defenceman to the Flint Firebirds in return for a handful of draft picks. The Knights shipped 19-year-old defenceman Nicolas Mattinen to the Firebirds on Tuesday in exchange for Flint’s third-round pick in
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[ad_1] Three months after winning the 2017 Mastercard Memorial Cup, the Windsor Spitfires are about to embark on a new journey – a complete roster rebuild. The process started this week as the team opened its 2017 training camp. The vision of the club is different from this time last year. Then, general manager Warren
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