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2005–06 OHL season

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League  Ontario Hockey League
Dates  21 Sep 2005 – 11 May 2006
Number of teams  20
People also search for  2006–07 OHL season
TV partner(s)  Rogers TV, TVCogeco
Champion  Peterborough Petes
Commissioner  David Branch
Duration  Regular season Sept. 2006 – March 2007 Playoffs March 2007 – May 2007
Televisions  Réseau des sports, Sportsnet, Rogers TV, Shaw TV, CogecoTV

The 2005–06 OHL season was the 26th season of the Ontario Hockey League. Twenty teams each played 68 games. The J. Ross Robertson Cup was won by the Peterborough Petes, who defeated the London Knights in the final.


Rule changes

In the 2005–2006 campaign, the OHL along with the CHL adopted the new playing rules and enforcement of existing playing rules the NHL had established. Significant rule changes include:

  • Goaltender Trap Zone - An area behind the net established to keep goalies from playing the puck in the corners. A violation results in a delay of game penalty.
  • Delay of Game - Any player shooting the puck out of play from his defensive zone will be called for a 2-minute delay of game minor penalty.
  • 2–Line Passes - 2–line passes (passes which cross one's own blue line and the redline before being received) are now permitted. The center red line will be used only to determine icing.
  • Shootouts - The shootout has eliminated the tie game. If a game is tied after regulation, a 5-minute, 4-on-4 sudden death period will occur. If the game is still tied after the extra frame, a shootout will occur. With the visiting team shooting first, the teams will alternate and should there be a winner following three shots (or sooner) by both teams, the game is over. However, if it remains tied, the shootout continues sudden death. The teams must go through their roster before allowing any player to take a second shot. The winning team in the shootout will receive one additional goal in the goals for stats, but all goals scored in the shootout do not affect personal stats for the players or goalies.
  • Standings

    Note: GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; OTL = Overtime Losses; SL = Shootout Losses; GF = Goals For; GA = Goals Against; PTS = Points;

    Scoring leaders

    Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty Minutes

    Leading goaltenders

    Note: GP = Games Played; Mins = Minutes Played; W = Wins; L = Losses: OTL = Overtime Losses; SL = Shootout Losses; GA = Goals Allowed; SO = Shutouts; GAA = Goals Against Average

    First team

  • Rob Schremp, Centre, London Knights
  • Mike Angelidis, Left Wing, Owen Sound Attack
  • Dave Bolland, Right Wing, London Knights
  • Andrej Sekera, Defence, Owen Sound Attack
  • Marc Staal, Defence, Sudbury Wolves
  • Adam Dennis, Goaltender, London Knights
  • Dave Barr, Coach, Guelph Storm
  • Second team

  • Wojtek Wolski, Centre, Brampton Battalion
  • Dylan Hunter, Left Wing, London Knights
  • Ryan Callahan, Right Wing, Guelph Storm
  • Ryan Parent, Defence, Guelph Storm
  • Patrick McNeill, Defence, Saginaw Spirit
  • Dan Turple, Goaltender, Kitchener Rangers
  • Dale Hunter, Coach, London Knights
  • Third team

  • Bryan Little, Centre, Barrie Colts
  • Ryan Hamilton, Left Wing, Barrie Colts
  • Mike Blunden, Right Wing, Erie Otters
  • Matt Lashoff, Defence, Kitchener Rangers
  • Michael Vernace, Defence, Brampton Battalion
  • Kevin Lalande, Goaltender, Belleville Bulls
  • Dick Todd, Coach, Peterborough Petes
  • ADT Canada-Russia Challenge

    On November 24, the OHL All-stars defeated the Russian Selects 5–3 at Kitchener, Ontario.

    On November 28, the OHL All-stars defeated the Russian Selects 5–1 at Peterborough, Ontario.

    After these two games, the OHL had an all-time record of 6–0 against the Russian Selects since the tournament began in 2003–04.


    2005–06 OHL season Wikipedia