After a disappointing demise in the second round of the OHL Playoffs last spring, the Knights return with a dangerous offence, young blue line and solid goaltending under Canadian National Junior Team head coach Dale Hunter.
2018-19 Record: 46-15-6-1, 99 points (1st Midwest Division)
Head Coach: Dale Hunter (19th season)
Key additions: Jonathan Gruden, Hunter Skinner, Stuart Rolofs, Logan Mailloux, Max McCue, Kirill Steklov, Connor Federkow, Ty Anselmini, Avery Winslow, Bryce Montgomery, Ben Roger, Sean McGurn, Mathias Onuska, Brett Brochu
Notable graduates: Evan Bouchard, Adam Boqvist, Kevin Hancock, Alex Formenton, Joseph Raaymakers, Joey Keane, William Lochead, Alex Turko
Leading scorer: Connor McMichael* (67 GP, 36-36–72)
Leading scorer (defencemen): Alec Regula* (66 GP, 11-28–39)
Leading scorer (rookie): Antonio Stranges (66 GP, 13-21–34)
Leading goaltender: Jordan Kooy (26 GP, 16-6-2-0, 2.87 GAA, .908 SV%)
Quick Hit: The Knights have produced a first round NHL Draft pick in each of the past five seasons
#OHLOpeningWeek schedule: Fri. Sept. 20th vs. PBO, Sat. Sept. 21 at BAR
*- among returning players
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