Oshawa vs Niagara- Round 1 Preview

Season series: 1-1

Oct 6: NIA 5, OSH 4 (OT)

Oct 26: OSH 4, NIA 3 (SO)

Advantage: Neither

Special Teams:

OSH PP: 18.8% (14th)

NIA PP: 19.5% (12th)

OSH PK: 74.9% (18th)

NIA PK: 80.1% (7th)

Advantage: Niagara

However, since January 1st, the Generals had a PP % of 26.7% (31/116) which would’ve had them ranked 1st in the league if they did that in the 1st half too.

Starting Goalie:

Kyle Keyser (28-13-2), 3.16 GAA, .904 save %

Stephen Dhillon (28-16-10), 3.36 GAA, .898 save %

Advantage: Oshawa

Top Scorers:

NIA:

Sam Miletic: 36 G, 56 A, 92 P

Akil Thomas: 22 G, 59 A, 81 P

Kirill Maksimov: 34 G, 46 A, 80 P

Ben Jones: 30 G, 49 A, 79 P

OSH:

Jack Studnicka: 22 G, 50 A, 72 P

Allan McShane: 20 G, 45 A, 65 P

Domenico Commisso: 23 G, 39 A, 62 P

Kenny Huether: 23 G, 39 A, 54 P

Advantage: Niagara

Although something to keep an eye on is that Miletic+Thomas+Jones have combined to play 26 OHL playoff games and none of them have scored a goal (combined for only 2 points total)

 

 

 

Roster Makeup:

OSH:
97s: 3
98s: 7
99s: 4
00s: 5
01s: 2

NIA:
97s: 3
98s: 4
99s: 10
00s: 2
01s: 2

Advantage: Oshawa, they have the older roster

NHL Drafted/Signed Players:

NIA:

Ben Jones (VGK)

Kirill Maksimov (EDM)

Sam Miletic (PIT)

OSH:

Jack Studnicka (BOS)

Kyle Keyser (BOS)

Matt Brassard (VAN)

Advantage: Wash, 3-3

Projected OSH Lineup:

F:

Krastenbergs-Studnicka-Noel

McShane-Commisso-Huether

McCool-MacLean-Antropov

Harrogate-Henderson-Wong

D:

Ennis-Brassard

Brewer-Blacker

Allen/Di Carlo-Gross

G:

Keyser

Projected NIA Lineup:

F:

Miletic-Thomas-Singer

Corneil-Jones-Maksimov

Philip-Langdon-Johnson

Castleman-Tomasino-Carbonara

D:

Roberts-Hunter

Ham-MacPherson

Schaefer-Constantinou

G:

Dhillon

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