The North Bay Centennials were an OHL franchise from 1982-83 to 2001-02. The Niagara Falls Flyers moved to North Bay after the 1981-82 season and the team was re-located to Saginaw, Michigan for the 2002-03 season. Despite a fairly dismal showing in their final season in North Bay, 9 players are still in professional hockey today, including 2 in the NHL.
Click on the names below to view each player’s profile page on their current teams, if available:
Chris Thorburn is currently with the Atlanta Thrashers of the NHL.
George Halkidis is with the Hull Stingrays of Great Britain’s EIHL.
Colt King is with the Rapid City Rush of the CHL.
Peter Flache is with the Straubing Tigers of Germany’s DEL.
Scott Hotham is with the Florida Everblades of the ECHL.
Geoff Platt is with Minsk Dynamo of Russia’s KHL.
Paul Bissonnette is with the Phoenix Coyotes of the NHL.
Chris Eade is with Bad Nauheim EC of Germany’s Oberliga.
Andrew Penner is between the pipes with the Colorado Eagles of the CHL.