The Niagara #IceDogs have acquired Jackson Doherty, in exchange for over-age forward Matthew Philip.
— Niagara IceDogs (@OHLIceDogs) August 6, 2019
The Owen Sound Attack and the Niagara IceDogs break the ice as the trade freeze is officially over. The Owen Sound Attack have acquired forward Matthew Philip from Niagara. In exchange the Niagara IceDogs receive Jackson Doherty and a 6th round selection in the 2021 OHL priority draft. Niagara selected Matthew in the 9th round of the 2015 OHL priority draft, the six foot forward tallied 31 points in 66 games played last season.
— OntarioHockeyLeague (@OHLHockey) August 6, 2019
The Hlinka Gretzky Cup continued as Canada was back in action for its second game in as many days. Canada picked up right where they left off as they take the 8-0 win over Switzerland. Cole Perfetti continued his impressive start to the tournament, the Saginaw forward tallied 4 points (2G-2A) against the Swiss. Will Cuylle from the Windsor Spitfires added his second goal of the tournament, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds Ryan O’Rourke tallied a goal. Erie Otters defenseman and Team Canada captain Jamie Drysdale added a pair of assists in the victory.
Welcome Zack Stortini as Assistant Coach!
— Sudbury Wolves (@Sudbury_Wolves) August 2, 2019
The Sudbury Wolves announce the addition of Assistant Coach Zack Stortini. The former Sudbury Wolves 2nd round pick in the 2001 OHL priority draft returns after playing in 257 NHL games and 603 AHL games. The 33 year old Elliot Lake, Ontario native was drafted 94th overall by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2013 NHL Draft.
24 years of great hockey. Year 25…A new chapter begins!
— Barrie Colts (@OHLBarrieColts) August 6, 2019
Another season of OHL hockey is set to begin in just over a month, however this season has some added meaning for the Barrie Colts organization. The Colts are celebrating their 25th anniversary as a team operating in the Ontario Hockey League. Founded in 1995, the Barrie Colts unveil a new logo that they will feature this season in recognition of the milestone.