The 2022-23 main junior hockey season is right here. The WHL and QMJHL each kicked off their respective common seasons over the weekend, and the OHL will observe swimsuit tomorrow with the beginning of its personal.
Today, our three-day collection teeing up every league concludes with the OHL.
Here’s my primer for all 20 groups, in addition to my predicted division winners, convention winners, league champions, main scorers, bets on every league’s prime gamers by place, drafted and draft-eligible names to look at, and a complete lot extra to get you set for the return of the CHL.
Ontario Hockey League
Midwest DivisionWinner: Guelph Storm
In talking with employees in Guelph during the last couple of seasons, one factor has been clear: They’ve been constructing in the direction of these subsequent two campaigns. It reveals on one of many league’s stronger rosters on paper, too. They had three gamers drafted within the prime three rounds of the 2022 draft (centre Matthew Poitras within the second spherical to the Bruins, centre Danny Zhilkin within the third spherical to the Jets, and defenceman Michael Buchinger within the third to the Blues), and one other drafted in (winger Jake Karabela within the fifth to the Capitals). That group will even be led by 2021