Working down from the top of last season's standings, it is time for OHL Burning Questions. For your consideration, the Plymouth Whalers.
Last season went like — On the ice, goalie Alex Nedeljkovic made roughly a bajillion saves to help a team with 15 newcomers extend the franchise's streak of playoff appearances to 23 seasons. Off the ice, coach-GM Mike Vellucci moved up to the NHL with the Carolina Hurricanes. One week after the Memorial Cup owner Peter Karmanos issued a call to action, stating attendance will have to increase in order for the OHL's charter U.S. franchise to remain in Plymouth.
2013-14, by the numbers — 28-33-0-7, .463 point pct., 180 GF/231 GA. Eighth, Western Conference. Lost 4-1 to Guelph in first round.
Drafted — LW Sonny Milano (Columbus Blue Jackets, first round), G Alex Nedeljkovic (Carolina Hurricanes, second), RW Connor Chatham (New Jersey Devils, third), D Alex Peters (Dallas Stars, third), D Josh Wesley (Carolina, fourth), C Victor Crus Rydberg (New YorkRead More »from Plymouth Whalers ready to gain after last season's short-term pain: OHL Burning Questions