We’re into mid-October and a few teams are starting to find their rhythm. There’s lots to cover across the League!

Firebirds and Otters clash in CHL TV Game of the Week, FREE on OHL Live:
It’s an All-American Western Conference clash in tonight’s CHL TV Game of the Week as fans can see the Flint Firebirds visit the Erie Otters for free on OHL Live. Tune in tonight at 7:00pm at ohllive.com.

Steelheads and 67’s make Week 2 edition of Kia CHL Top 10:
After Week 2 action, the Mississauga Steelheads and Ottawa 67’s find themselves in the Week 2 edition of the Kia CHL Top 10 Rankings. WATCH

Spirit’s Mintyukov named Cogeco OHL Player of the Week:
Anaheim Ducks prospect Pavel Mintyukov of the Saginaw Spirit is the Cogeco OHL Player of the Week, recording four goals along with three assists for seven points over three games. READ

Steelheads’ Beglieri named OHL Goaltender of the Week:
 Alessio Beglieri of the Mississauga Steelheads is the OHL Goaltender of the Week with two victories, a 0.96 goals-against average, .961 save percentage and one shutout. READ

Storm’s Zhilkin headlines OHL Plays of the Week:
A look back at the top plays from across the Ontario Hockey League during the Thanksgiving long weekend, with contributions from Saginaw’s Joey Willis, Oshawa’s Stuart Rolofs, Flint’s Riley Piercey, Sudbury’s Alex Assadourian and Guelph’s Danny Zhilkin. WATCH

Rosenzweig dazzles on OHL Saves of the Week:
A look at the League’s outstanding saves from a Thanksgiving long weekend, with contributions from Niagara’s Josh Rosenzweig, the Sault Ste. Marie duo of Samuel Ivanov and Charlie Schenkel, Saginaw’s Tristan Lennox, Sarnia’s Ben Gaudreau and Kingston’s Ivan Zhigalov. WATCH

Two shutouts and 10 first markers in OHL Milestone Moments:
This week’s run of Milestone Moments includes first career shutouts by Sault Ste. Marie’s Charlie Schenkel and Mississauga’s Alessio Beglieri along with a total of 11 first career goals. WATCH

OHL Weekend Notebook:
The OHL Weekend Notebook recaps the weekend that was with news, information and interesting facts from both on and off the ice. READ

173 OHL Graduates on NHL opening night rosters:
A total of 173 OHL graduates are on Opening Night rosters to begin the 2022-23 National Hockey League season. READ

Wyatt Johnston scores in NHL debut:
It didn’t take long for the reigning OHL Player of the Year to find the back of the net in the National Hockey League. READ

Colts’ Clarke debuts with LA Kings:
Nineteen-year-old Barrie Colts defenceman Brandt Clarke saw his first NHL action with the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night. READ

Shane Wright suits up for Seattle Kraken:
One of six players in OHL history to enter the League with exceptional rookie status, Shane Wright made his NHL debut with the Seattle Kraken on Wednesday night at the age of 18. READ

Xhekaj makes NHL debut with Canadiens:
Never drafted into the OHL or the NHL, Arber Xhekaj made his debut with the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday night at the age of 21. READ

Storm hire Rob Collins as Assistant Coach:
The Guelph Storm has added Rob Collins as an Assistant Coach for the 2022-23 season. Collins is joining the Storm from the GOJHL’s Elmira Sugar Kings where he began his coaching career, being named Head Coach of the club in 2021. READ

Steelheads name leadership group:
The Mississauga Steelheads have announced that defenceman Ethan Del Mastro will be returning as captain for his second term in the role. Assistant captains will include James Hardie, Charlie Callaghan, Luca Del Bel Belluz, and Owen Beck. READ

Battalion leadership group unveiled:
Returning captain Liam Arnsby is joined by six other players assigned letters for the North Bay Battalion in 2022-23. READ

Storm name Walker captain:
The Guelph Storm announced that overage centreman Cooper Walker has been named captain of the club for the 2022-23 season, making him the 31st captain in franchise history. READ

Bishop Kearney Selects win 2022 Wendy Dufton Memorial Tournament:
The Bishop Kearney Selects took home the Gold at the 2022 Wendy Dufton memorial tournament in London over the weekend. The event’s U16 division featured 28 teams all competing for a championship and the perfect way to kickstart the 2022-23 season. READ

OHL This Week Podcast:
Take a listen to last week’s edition of the OHL This Week Podcast, featuring Peterborough Petes centre Tucker Robertson and Erie Otters netminder Nolan Lalonde! LISTEN

Bulldogs raise 2021-2022 banners:
The Hamilton Bulldogs celebrated the tremendous accomplishments of their 2021-22 season ahead of their home opener at FirstOntario Centre on Saturday. WATCH

Bulldogs announce affiliation with Hamilton Kilty B’s:
The Hamilton Bulldogs have announced an affiliation agreement with the Hamilton Kilty B’s of the GOJHL. READ


Frontenacs set to host Hockey Is For The Dogs night on Friday:
The Kingston Frontenacs are partnering with the Kingston Humane Society and Country 93.5 to host their annual Hockey is for the Dogs Night. This event will showcase pets that are available for adoption in the main concourse and it will include plenty more pet themed fun throughout the evening. More at kingstonfrontenacs.com

Storm set to host annual Pink the Rink night on Friday:
The Guelph Storm encourage fans to wear pink in support of cancer research and awareness on Friday for their annual Pink the Rink night. A limited number of Pink the Rink shirts will be available where ten dollars from every shirt will be donated to the Canadian Cancer Society Waterloo Wellington. Storm players will also wear a Pink the Rink jersey to be auctioned off at a later date with all proceeds supporting the Canadian Cancer Society-WW. More at guelphstorm.com

Frontenacs set to host Hockey Fights Cancer game on Saturday:
The Kingston Frontenacs are set to host their annual Hockey Fights Cancer game on Saturday in support of the Canadian Cancer Society.

Rangers set to host 1960’s Retro game on Sunday:
As the Kitchener Rangers continue to celebrate 60 years of Rangers Hockey in Kitchener, the team will be throwing it back to a 1960’s-style theme game. Additionally, the Rangers, in support of Hockey Helps the Homeless, will be collecting new men’s toques, mittens and gloves at the game. READ

Wolves set to host Jersey Day on Sunday:
Kids 12 years old and under will receive a free Sudbury Wolves practice jersey with their valid game ticket as the Wolves host Jersey Day on Sunday. Kids under 10 years old and under can get into the arena for Sunday’s game for just $10. It will be the first Junior Wolves Sunday this season so fans can join select members from the Pack to skate following the game. More at sudburywolves.com


OHL mourns the loss of Joe Crozier:
The Ontario Hockey League is mourning the loss of former Kitchener Rangers head coach Joe Crozier, who passed away on Tuesday at the age of 93. READ

OHL mourns the loss of Dave Dryden:
The OHL is mourning the loss of an alumnus and former head coach in Dave Dryden, who passed away on Friday at the age of 81. READ

Luka Profaca signs with AHL’s San Diego Gulls:
The San Diego Gulls announced that the American Hockey League club has signed former Guelph Storm defenseman Luka Profaca to a one-year standard player contract. READ

Frontenacs pay tribute to former Assistant Trainer Len Coyle:
The Kingston Frontenacs honoured a sports icon in the City of Kingston. Len Coyle joined the Kingston Canadians on day one in 1973, and he remained a part of our team until 2020. WATCH

Dale Hawerchuk honoured in Barrie:
The Barrie Colts honoured late head coach and Hockey Hall of Fame inductee Dale Hawerchuk ahead of puck drop at Sadlon Arena on Saturday night. WATCH


– All games streaming on OHL Live
– Radio and TV broadcast information

Friday October 7th
Hamilton at Kingston – 7:00pm
Flint at Erie – 7:00pm (CHL TV Game of the Week – FREE)
Mississauga at London – 7:00pm
Barrie at Sudbury – 7:05pm
Windsor at Sarnia – 7:05pm
Peterborough at Sault Ste. Marie – 7:07pm
Saginaw at Guelph – 7:30pm
Owen Sound at Kitchener – 7:30pm
Ottawa at Oshawa – 7:35pm

Saturday October 8th
Oshawa at Mississauga– 4:00pm
Guelph at Kingston – 7:00pm
Flint at Niagara – 7:00pm
Saginaw at Erie – 7:00pm
Barrie at Sault Ste. Marie – 7:07pm
Windsor at Owen Sound – 7:30pm

Sunday October 9th
London at Hamilton – 2:00pm
Guelph at Ottawa – 2:00pm
Sarnia at Mississauga – 2:00pm
Flint at Kitchener – 2:00pm
Peterborough at Sudbury – 2:05pm


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