The OMHA Championship wrapped up this past weekend in Belleville, Ont. and four teams have secured spots at the 2020 OHL Cup Powered by Under Armour.
The Quinte Red Devils defeated the Oshawa Generals 5-1, donning the red hats at OMHA champions while the Southern Tier Admirals edged the Whitby Wildcats to capture bronze. All four teams secured spots in the annual showcase.
The fifth place Niagara North Stars will compete in a Wild Card Play-In matchup on Tuesday, March 17th, taking on the SCTA opponent Buffalo Regals at 4:00pm.
Here’s a closer look at the four OMHA clubs preparing to compete at the 2020 OHL Cup Powered by Under Armour from March 17-23 in Toronto.
1st Place: Quinte Red Devils (Regular season: 28-5-3, 1st OMHA ETA)
Week 14 OHL Cup Ranking: 2nd
Last OHL Cup Appearance: 2019 (3-2-0, lost to Toronto Red Wings in quarter-final)
Players to Watch: Dalyn Wakely (C), Donovan McCoy (D), Owen Beck (C)
Notable Alum: Nathan Dunkley (London Knights), Jakob Brahaney (Kingston Frontenacs), Anthony Popovich (Flint Firebirds)
2nd Place: Oshawa Generals (Regular season: 22-10-4, 4th OMHA ETA)
Week 14 OHL Cup Ranking: Not Ranked
Last OHL Cup Appearance: First OHL Cup Appearance
Players to Watch: Carson Christy (RW), Nathan Poole (C), Raine Nadeau (D)
3rd Place: Southern Tier Admirals (Regular season: 24-3-5, 1st OMHA SCTA)
Week 14 OHL Cup Ranking: 8th
Last OHL Cup Appearance: 2016 (1-3-0, 4th Nash Division)
Players to Watch: Andrew LeBlanc (C), Jacob LeBlanc (D), Sam Alfano (RW)
Notable Alum: Tyler Angle (Windsor Spitfires), Daylon Groulx (Ottawa 67’s), Jack Phibbs (Flint Firebirds)
4th Place: Whitby Wildcats (Regular season: 24-7-5, 2nd OMHA ETA)
Week 14 OHL Cup Ranking: 9th
Last OHL Cup Appearance: 2019 (2-2-0, 3rd Lindros Division)
Players to Watch: Nolan Collins (D), Matthew Poitras (C), Zennon Edwards (F)
Notable Alum: Chad Yetman (Erie Otters), Ryan Winterton (Hamilton Bulldogs), Thomas Johnston (Ottawa 67’s)