10 From 1999 Ottawa 67’s Memorial Cup Team Still Active

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ohl ottawa 67s logoThe 1998-99 Ottawa 67’s lost out to the Belleville Bulls in the conference semi-finals 4 games to 1. The Bulls would go on to beat out the London Knights in the Ontario Hockey League final to gain a berth in the Memorial Cup. Ottawa would also qualify for the Memorial Cup as the tournament’s host.

The team would go on to win the Memorial Cup with an overtime victory over the Calgary Hitmen in the final game. The team’s offence was ironically lead by a defenceman throughout the regular season and the playoffs. Brian Campbell put in 12 goals and 75 assists and took home the Max Kaminsky Trophy for best defenceman, as well as the William Hanley Trophy for the most sportsmanlike player.

Campbell and nine others from that team are still active in professional hockey today. Zenon Konopka, a Tampa Bay Lightning, is the only other to be playing in the NHL. The ten players are spread across five countries: Italy, Switzerland, Great Britain, Germany andottawa 1999 memorial cup logo the United States.

Click on the names below to view each player’s profile page at their team’s official website:

Player Current Team League
Brian Campbell Chicago Black Hawks NHL
Matt Zultek Mississippi Surge SPHL
Nick Boynton Rockford Icehogs AHL
Dan Tudin Ritten Renon Tigers Italy
Mark Bell Kloten Swiss-A
Joe Talbot Sheffield Steelers EIHL
Lance Galbraith Utah Grizzlies ECHL
Luke Sellars Texas Brahmas CHL
Zenon Konopka Tampa Bay Lightning NHL
Levente Szuper Hannover Scorpions DEL

Note: Add Jonathan Zion to the list to make 11 players. Jonathan is a new addition on the Sheffield Steelers roster, along side Joe Talbot.

To see a previous post on the remaining two active players from the 1989-90 Memorial Cup winning Oshawa Generals, click here.

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