The London Knights are proud to partner with Teachers Life and the Ontario Hockey League for the Academic Spotlight Series. Our first spotlight in the series highlights fourth year forward, Billy Moskal. Billy has always been highly academic, winning awards in both grades 9 and 10 before starting his OHL career with the London Knights. Upon joining the team Billy won the Midwest division Academic Player of the Month Award through the OHL in October of 2017. During the 2019-2020 season Billy was named the London Knights Academic Player of the Year and was a finalist for the OHL’s Roger Neilsen award for the league’s top post-secondary student. Billy is currently enrolled at King’s College focusing on e-commerce and business.


“I have had a really good opportunity here in London to play hockey and still achieve my academic goals.” – Billy Moskal. 

“Billy has always been a very smart player both on and off the ice and we are very proud of his academic accomplishments over the past four years here in London” – Rob Simpson, Associate General Manager.


“Teachers Life are proud sponsors of the OHL’s Academic Spotlight Program,” says Doug Baker, President and CEO of Teachers Life. “The dedication of the OHL’s student-athletes to their education mirrors Teachers Life’s commitment to students and educators across the province. By celebrating these athletes, they become role models to kids in their communities through their dedication to academic excellence, integrity and curiosity.”


About Teachers Life
Teachers Life is a federally regulated life insurance company. Founded in 1939, Teachers Life offers life and group insurance products to address the unique needs of Canadian families. Teachers Life is the first insurance provider in Canada to underwrite life insurance products online, in as little as 15 minutes. As a not-for-profit fraternal insurer, community commitment is a core value for Teachers Life. For more information, please visit


About the Ontario Hockey League
The Ontario Hockey League is a proud member of the Canadian Hockey League which is the world’s largest development hockey league with 60 teams in nine Canadian provinces and four American states. In addition to the OHL, the CHL is made up of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and the Western Hockey League. The CHL supplies more players to the National Hockey League and U SPORTS than any other league.

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