Toronto, ON – The Ontario Hockey League today announced that a Media Conference Call has been scheduled for Wednesday May 4, at 10:00 am, to preview the 2016 Rogers OHL Championship Series for the Robertson Cup featuring the London Knights and the Niagara IceDogs.
The call on Wednesday will provide media the opportunity to hear comments from both head coaches and team captains with a question and answer period to follow.
What: Media Conference call to preview the 2016 Rogers OHL Championship Series
Who: London Knights – Dale Hunter (Head Coach), Christian Dvorak and Mitch Marner (Co-Captains)
Niagara IceDogs – Marty Williamson (Head Coach), Anthony DiFruscia (Captain)
When: Wednesday May 4, 2016, at 10:00 am Eastern
The 2016 Rogers OHL Championship Series marks a rematch of the 2012 Final between London and Niagara where the Knights captured the title in a 4-1 series win.
The Robertson Cup is emblematic of the Ontario Hockey League’s championship series. The Cup was presented by J. Ross Robertson, who was president of the Ontario Hockey Association from 1901 to 1905. Since its inception, the Robertson Cup has been won by 23 different teams with the Oshawa Generals leading the way with 13 championships including a record seven straight from 1938-44.
The Knights have celebrated three Robertson Cup titles in franchise history including 2005, 2012, and 2013, while the IceDogs are in search of their first OHL Championship.
ROGERS OHL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES SCHEDULE:
Series “H” LONDON KNIGHTS (3) vs. NIAGARA ICEDOGS (4)
Game 1, Thurs., May 5 Niagara at London, 7:00
Game 2, Sat., May 7 Niagara at London, 7:00
Game 3, Mon., May 9 London at Niagara, 7:00
Game 4, Wed., May 11 London at Niagara, 7:00
Game 5, Fri., May 13 Niagara at London, 7:30*
Game 6, Sun., May 15 London at Niagara, 2:00*
Game 7, Mon., May 16 Niagara at London, 7:00*