Another Ontario Hockey League regular season has come to a close and so it’s time to look at the various statistical leaders among the players eligible for the National Hockey League Draft for the first time. Players passed over in previous drafts are not included.
Belleville Bulls backup goaltender Charlie Graham led all eligible goaltenders in goals against average with a sparkling 2.59 goals against. The Brampton Battalion’s Jake Smith finished second with a 2.58 goals against average. The Highly touted Spencer Martin of the Mississauga Steelheads comes in third with a 3.02 goals against average.
Graham also led eligible goaltenders in save percentage at .922. Martin, who played in more games and face almost 300 shots more than his closest competitor, placed second with a .906 save percentage. Coming in third was Alex Fotinos of the Barrie Colts with a .897 save percentage.
Owen Sound Attack defenseman Chris Bigras finished with the top plus/minus with a plus 35. He was followed by London Knights’ teammates Max Domi and Nikita Zadorov with plus 33. Placing fourth was Plymouth Whalers forward Ryan Hartman with a plus 29 followed by Kitchener Rangers rookie Justin Bailey with a plus 22. Domi, Zadorov and Bigras finished in the top 10 in the entire OHL in plus/minus.
Domi and Windsor Spitfires forward Kerby Rychel finished tied with the points lead with 87 points each. They were followed by the Ottawa 67’s Sean Monahan with 78 and the Saginaw Spirits Jimmy Lodge at 67 points. Domi and Rychel finished tied for 8th in the entire OHL scoring race.
The London Knights’ Bo Horvat finished at the top in powerplay goals with 17. He was followed by Rychel with 16, Monahan with 15, Domi with 14 and Lodge with 13. All five finished in the top 15 in the entire league in powerplay goals.
Here are your leaders in each category: