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Canadian OHL Grads On Swiss Olympic Team

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Tweet We’ve looked at Ontario Hockey League grads that are competing in the Sochi Olympics that came to Canada to play junior hockey and are now playing for their home country at the Games. Team Switzerland is a bit different. The Swiss have one forward and a head coach that both played in the OHL. […]

Switzerland Has OHL Alumni Presence at 2013 World Champions

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Tweet Switzerland is making waves at the 2013 IIHF World Hockey Championships by taking out Canada in game 2 of the round robin. On Team Switzerland, there are two Ontario Hockey League grads on the ice and one behind the bench as head coach. Ryan Gardner Gardner played three years in the OHL from 1995-96 […]

4 OHL Grads Finish in Top 20 in Switzerland

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Tweet Switzerland’s National League A has concluded its 2012-13 regular season and is now in the post season. After the 50 game schedule, there are four Ontario Hockey League grads among the top 20 point getters. Included in the group is the league’s top goal scorer and two players that were in Switzerland only for […]

OHL Alumni Classics: The Gardner Brothers

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Tweet Dave and Paul Gardner were both products of the Ontario Hockey League (OMJHL at the time) in the early 1970’s. The older, Dave, played two stellar seasons with the Toronto Marlboros and Paul played two with the Oshawa Generals. Dave Gardner Dave Gardner played his years with the Marlboros in 1970-71 and 1971-72. His […]

Ryan Gardner and Blaine Down with ZSC Lions in Swiss-A League

Tweet ZSC Lions play out of Zurich, Switzerland in the Swiss-A league. Two OHL alumni are currently playing for the Lions, a team that is currently in second place to Davos. Ryan Gardner played for both the London Knights and the North Bay Centennials. The 6’6″ centre endured the dismal 1995-96 season with the Knights then was traded […]