Greg_McKegg_(21)Fortune favours the bold — or at least Ontario Hockey League general managers hope so. Unlike the relatively quite trade deadline of a year ago when many teams opted to hold since the Mississauga-St. Michael's Majors seemed to have an iron grip on the league, 50 players changed uniforms within the past 10 days.
Now that it is safe to crawl out from under the big pile of coats you've been hiding under since last week, here's a rundown of the winners, losers and surprises from the deadline.
London Knights — Isn't it odd how the rich always get richer without having to pay too much? Coach-GM Mark Hunter got two 19-year-olds who were captains of their previous teams and thus presumably hungry to win, adding centre Austin Watson and winger Greg McKegg, a Toronto Maple Leafs prospect.
The Knights also managed to get a capable backup goalie in the process by adding former Canadian under-18 team goalie Tyson Teichmann in the McKegg deal with Erie. Now Michael Houser might finally get a day off.
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