OHL 20 in 20 Season Preview: Kingston Frontenacs
The Frontenacs found themselves in a lot of close games, won a thrilling first round series and saw young forwards emerge last season. They look to take a step forward under new head coach Jay Varady.
2016-17 Record: 33-26-5-4 (3rd East Division)
Head Coach: Jay Varady (1st season)
Key additions: Cody Morgan, Evan Brand, Paul Larabie, Bryan Laureigh
Notable graduates: Stephen Desrocher, Nathan Billitier, Cody Caron, Sam Harding
Leading scorer: Jason Robertson (68 GP, 42-39–81)
Leading scorer (defencemen): Eemeli Rasanen* (66 GP, 6-33–39)
Leading scorer (rookie): Linus Nyman (68 GP, 26-24–50)
Leading goaltender: Jeremy Helvig (59 GP, 29-22-4-3, 2.72 GAA, .907 SV%, 6 SO)
Quick Hit: Jeremy Helvig’s six shutouts in 2016-17 set a new Frontenacs single-season franchise record
#OHLOpeningWeek schedule: Fri. Sept. 22 vs. ER, Sat. Sept. 23 vs. MISS
* – among returning players
This month ontariohockeyleague.com will feature one team each day in advance of the 2017-18 season which begins Thursday September 21. See more from the OHL 20 in 20 series.