|League:||Ontario Hockey League|
|Home Arena:||Sleeman Centre|
|Colours:||Crimson, White, and Black Trim|
|Head Coach:||Dave Barr|
|General Manager:||Dave Barr|
|1989-91:||Dukes of Hamilton|
The Guelph Storm are a junior ice hockey team based in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Junior hockey is a catch-all term used to describe various levels of Ice hockey competition for players generally between the ages of 16 and 20 years old Ontario (ɒnˈtɛrioʊ is a province located in the central part of Canada, the largest by population and second largest after Quebec Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page They have played in the OHL since the 1991-1992 season. The team plays home games at the Sleeman Centre. Sleeman Centre (Brisbane in Brisbane, Australia.The Sleeman Centre is a 5100 seat multi-purpose facility in Guelph, Ontario, Canada
The franchise started as the Toronto Marlboros, and in 1989 the Marlboros moved to Hamilton to become the Dukes of Hamilton. The Toronto Marlborough Athletic Club, commonly known as the Toronto Marlboros, was founded in 1903 Year 1989 ( MCMLXXXIX) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar) Hamilton (ˈhæməltən ( 2006 population 504559 UA population 647634 CMA population See also Duke of Hamilton The Dukes of Hamilton were a Junior ice hockey team that represented Hamilton Ontario in the Ontario Hockey League Following the 1990-1991 season, the franchise was relocated to Guelph.
The first year in Guelph was dismal, but the building process for Guelph was soon successful. The Storm finished first place in the 1994-95 season. General Manager Mike Kelly was voted the OHL Executive of the Year and Craig Hartsburg voted the Coach of the Year for the Canadian Hockey League and the Ontario Hockey League. The OHL Executive of the Year Award is given annually to the top executive in the Ontario Hockey League. Craig William Hartsburg (June 29 1959 –) is the head coach of the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League. Draft picks from the early years in Guelph include Jeff O'Neill and Todd Bertuzzi. Jeffrey O'Neill (born February 23 1976) is a Canadian professional hockey right wing in the National Hockey League (NHL Todd Bertuzzi (born 2 February, 1975 in Sudbury, Ontario) is a Canadian professional Ice hockey player for the Calgary
Guelph reached the OHL finals in 1995 and 1996. The team qualified for the 1996 Memorial Cup by virtue of playing against the Memorial Cup host Peterborough Petes in the OHL final. The 1996 Memorial Cup occurred May 11 - 19 at the Peterborough Memorial Centre in Peterborough Ontario. The Peterborough Petes are a Junior ice hockey team in the Ontario Hockey League.
The Storm won their first J. Ross Robertson Cup in 1998. The J Ross Robertson Cup is an Ice hockey trophy awarded annually to the winner of the Ontario Hockey League playoff championship The success continued into the Memorial Cup Tournament as the Storm rallied to the Championship Game where they lost to the Portland Winter Hawks in overtime in the final game. The 1998 Memorial Cup occurred May 9 - 17 at the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena in Spokane Washington. The Portland Winter Hawks are a major Junior ice hockey team playing in the Western Hockey League, a member league in the Canadian Hockey League, the highest
In the year 2000, the team moved from the historic but aging Guelph Memorial Gardens into the Guelph Sports and Entertainment Centre (since renamed). The Guelph Memorial Gardens was an Arena located in Guelph, Ontario. The Storm were chosen to host the 2002 Memorial Cup tournament. The 2002 Memorial Cup occurred May 18 - 26 at the Guelph Sports and Entertainment Centre in Guelph Ontario. It would be the team's third appearance in the national junior championship.
Two years later, the Storm won their second OHL Championship, and returned to the 2004 Memorial Cup hosted in Kelowna, British Columbia. The 2004 Memorial Cup occurred May 15 - 23 at Prospera Place in Kelowna British Columbia. Kelowna (2007 population 106707 metropolitan population of 165596 is a City on Okanagan Lake in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia
The 2005-2006 season is the team's 15th season as the Storm. During their time in Guelph, the storm have a gained a reputation as a "player's" franchise with a winning tradition. Annually Guelph Storm players are among the highest in academic achievements, winning the Bobby Smith Trophy five times. The Bobby Smith Trophy is awarded annually to the OHL Scholastic Player of the Year who best combines high standards of play and academic excellence
The Guelph Storm have appeared in the Memorial Cup tournament four times, won the J. Ross Robertson Cup twice, won the Hamilton Spectator Trophy three times, and have won four division titles. The Memorial Cup is the championship trophy of the Canadian Hockey League (CHL The J Ross Robertson Cup is an Ice hockey trophy awarded annually to the winner of the Ontario Hockey League playoff championship
Craig Hartsburg was awarded the Matt Leyden Trophy as the OHL Coach of the Year for the 1994-1995 season, as well as being voted the Canadian Hockey League Coach of the Year. The Wayne Gretzky Trophy is the championship trophy of the Western Conference of the Ontario Hockey League. The Hamilton Spectator Trophy is an award given to the Ontario Hockey League team who finishes the season with the best record The Emms Trophy was first presented in 1975–76 to the winners of the Ontario Hockey League 's Emms Division The Holody Trophy, awarded annually to the champion of the Midwest Division in the Ontario Hockey League, is named for former Guelph and Owen Sound Platers Craig William Hartsburg (June 29 1959 –) is the head coach of the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League. The Matt Leyden Trophy is awarded annually to the Ontario Hockey League Coach of the Year as selected by OHL coaches and general managers The Canadian Hockey League is an Umbrella organization that represents the three Canadian -based Major Junior Ice hockey leagues for players 16 He is a former NHL defenceman with the Minnesota North Stars. The National Hockey League ( NHL) is a professional Ice hockey league composed of 30 teams in North America The Minnesota North Stars were a professional Ice hockey team in the National Hockey League (NHL for 26 seasons from 1967 to 1993. He has also been the head coach of the Chicago Blackhawks, Anaheim Mighty Ducks and Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. The Anaheim Ducks are a professional Ice hockey team based in Anaheim California, USA. The Sault Ste Marie Greyhounds (aka Soo Greyhounds) are a major Junior ice hockey team in the Ontario Hockey League. He has twice been an assistant coach with the Philadelphia Flyers. The Philadelphia Flyers are a professional Ice hockey team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Current coach Dave Barr was promoted from general manager to the dual role of coach / general manager in 2004. Barr was the recipient of the Matt Leyden Trophy as OHL Coach of the Year for 2005-06.
List of coaches with multiple seasons in parentheses.
18 - Paul Fendley, a former member of the Guelph CMC's who died in an on-ice accident at Guelph Memorial Gardens in 1972. The Wayne Gretzky 99 Award is awarded annually to the Most Valuable Player in the Ontario Hockey League playoffs The Leo Lalonde Memorial Trophy is awarded each year to the best overage player in the Ontario Hockey League. The Guelph CMC's or sometimes known as the Guelph CMC's Biltmore Mad Hatters were a junior Ice hockey team in the Ontario Hockey Association as a Junior The Guelph CMC's or sometimes known as the Guelph CMC's Biltmore Mad Hatters were a junior Ice hockey team in the Ontario Hockey Association as a Junior The Guelph Memorial Gardens was an Arena located in Guelph, Ontario. His number has not been issued to a player since, by the Guelph CMC's, Guelph Platers, or Guelph Storm. The Guelph Platers were a Junior ice hockey team in the Ontario Hockey Association from 1975 to 1982 and the Ontario Hockey League from 1982 to 1989 based
Roster updated as of January 10, 2008
|Number||Player||Glove||Acquired||NHL Draft||Place of Birth|
|29||Cody St. For other persons named Craig Anderson see Craig Anderson Craig Anderson ( May 21, 1981 in Park Ridge, Illinois) is Eric Beaudoin (born on May 3, 1980 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a professional Ice hockey forward who currently plays for Chris Beckford-Tseu (born June 22, 1984, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian professional Ice hockey Goaltender Kenneth Belanger (born May 14, 1974 in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, Canada) is a retired Canadian Ice hockey forward Todd Bertuzzi (born 2 February, 1975 in Sudbury, Ontario) is a Canadian professional Ice hockey player for the Calgary Dustin Brown (born November 4 1984 in Ithaca New York) is an American professional Ice hockey player and currently captain Ryan Callahan (born March 21, 1985 in Rochester, New York) is an American Ice hockey right wing with the New Dan Cloutier (born April 22, 1976 in Mont-Laurier, Quebec, Canada) is a professional ice hockey goaltender who is an unrestricted Sylvain Cloutier (born February 13, 1974 in Mont-Laurier Quebec) is a Canadian professional Ice hockey centre, who currently Jeff Cowan (born September 27, 1976 in Scarborough, Ontario) is a Canadian professional Ice hockey player currently playing Kevin Dallman (born February 26, 1981 in Niagara Falls Ontario) is a Professional Ice hockey defenceman who currently plays Aaron Downey, (born August 27 1974 in Honeywood Ontario east of Shelburne, Ontario) is a Canadian professional Ice hockey forward Paul Gillis (born December 31, 1963 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a retired Canadian Ice hockey forward. Daniel Girardi (born April 29, 1984 in Welland, Ontario) is a Canadian Ice hockey defenceman who currently plays Chris Hajt (born July 5, 1978 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian Ice hockey defenceman and the son of Dwayne Hay (born February 11, 1977 in London, Ontario) is a Canadian Ice hockey player Greg Jacina (born May 22, 1982) is a Canadian hockey player in the National Hockey League. Cam Janssen (born April 15, 1984) is a Professional Ice hockey player who currently plays for the St Emmanuel Noveen Malhotra (born May 18, 1980 in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada) is a Professional Ice hockey Kent McDonell (born May 1, 1979 in Williamstown, Ontario) is a Canadian professional Ice hockey player Brian McGrattan (born September 2 1981, Hamilton Ontario) is a professional Ice hockey player for the NHL 's Phoenix Coyotes Rumun Ndur (born July 7 1975 in Zaria, Nigeria) is a Nigerian-born Canadian professional Ice hockey player currently playing for the Nottingham Jeffrey O'Neill (born February 23 1976) is a Canadian professional hockey right wing in the National Hockey League (NHL Daniel Paille (born April 15, 1984 in Welland, Ontario, Canada) is a professional Ice hockey left wing who currently Ryan Parent (born March 17, 1987 in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada but grew up in Sioux Lookout, Ontario Mike Prokopec (Born - May 17, 1974 in Toronto, Ontario) is a retired Canadian professional Ice hockey forward Matt Ryan (born on November 12, 1983 in Sharon, Ontario) is a centre for the Manchester Monarchs, the AHL Martin St Pierre (born August 11, 1983 in Embrun Ontario) is a Canadian Ice hockey player who currently plays for the Boston Bruins Charlie "Esquire" Stephens (born April 5, 1981 in London, Ontario) is a professional Ice hockey player Alek Stojanov (born April 25, 1973 in Windsor, Ontario) is a retired professional Ice hockey player who spent three seasons in Daniel Taylor (born April 28, 1986) is a British professional Ice hockey Goaltender. Fedor Anatolievich Tyutin (Фёдор Анатольевич Тютин Fjodor Tjutin) (born July 19, 1983 in Izhevsk, USSR) is a Ryan VandenBussche (born February 28 1973 in Simcoe Ontario, Canada) is a retired professional Ice hockey forward. Herberts Vasiļjevs (born May 23, 1976 in Riga) is a Latvian Ice hockey player who plays as a center and right Brian Wesenberg (born May 9, 1977 in Peterborough Ontario) is a retired Canadian professional Ice hockey player Brian Willsie (born 16 March, 1978 in London, Ontario) is a Canadian Ice hockey right winger who currently plays for Colorado Jamie Wright (born 13 May, 1976 in Kitchener, Ontario) is a Canadian Ice hockey left winger Jacques||L||Guelph Storm 2006||2008||Iroquois Falls, Ontario|
|33||Thomas McCollum||L||Free Agent 2006||2008||Sanborn, New York|
|Number||Player||Shoots||Acquired||NHL Draft||Place of Birth|
|2||Michael Caruso||L||Guelph Storm 2004||FLA 2006||Mississauga, Ontario|
|3||Corey Syvret||L||Trade LDN 2007||FLA 2007||Milgrove, Ontario|
|4||Patrick Moran||R||Guelph Storm 2006||2008||Highland, Michigan|
|5||Nathan Martine||L||Trade LDN 2007||Free Agent||Port Colborne, Ontario|
|6||Stephen Miller||L||Trade SBY 2007||Free Agent||Thunder Bay, Ontario|
|7||Ben Chariot||L||Guelph Storm 2007||2009||Hamilton, Ontario|
|8||Drew Doughty||R||Guelph Storm 2005||2008||London, Ontario|
|12||Travis Gibbons||R||Guelph Storm 2006||2008||London, Ontario|
|Number||Player||Shoots||Position||Acquired||NHL Draft||Place of Birth|
|9||Brandon Buck||L||C||Free Agent 2006||Free Agent||Delaware, Ontario|
|10||Denis Hollenstein||L||LW||Guelph Storm 2007||2008||Kladno, Switzerland|
|11||Harrison Reed||R||C||Trade SRN 2007||CAR 2006||Newmarket, Ontario|
|13||Peter Holland||L||C||Guelph Storm 2007||2009||Caledon, Ontario|
|14||Leigh Salters||L||LW||Guelph Storm 2005||Free Agent||London, Ontario|
|15||Matt Kennedy||R||RW||Guelph Storm 2005||Free Agent||Shanty Bay, Ontario|
|16||Tim Priamo||L||LW||Trade SAG 2006||Free Agent||Guelph, Ontario|
|17||Anthony Nigro||L||C||Guelph Storm 2006||2008||Woodbridge, Ontario|
|19||Taylor Beck||L||LW||Guelph Storm 2007||2009||Niagara Falls, Ontario|
|20||Rafael Rotter "OA" - C||R||C||Guelph Storm 2005||Free Agent||Vienna, Austria|
|21||Derek Brochu||R||RW||Trade OS 2007||Free Agent||Welland, Ontario|
|23||Tyler Melancon||R||RW||Guelph Storm 2005||Free Agent||Stirling, Ontario|
|24||Luke Pither||L||C||Trade KGN 2006||Free Agent||Burketon, Ontario|
|25||Conor Stokes||R||C||Guelph Storm 2007||2009||Lansing, New York|
|Team Records for a single season|
|Most Goals For||330||1994-95|
|Least Goals For||167||2004-05|
|Least Goals Against||182||2003-04|
|Most Goals Against||425||1991-92|
|Individual player records for a single season|
|Most Goals||Todd Bertuzzi||54||1994-95|
|Most Assists||Jeff O'Neill||81||1993-94/1994-95|
|Most Points||Jeff O'Neill||126||1993-94|
|Most Points, rookie||Jeff O'Neill||79||1992-93|
|Most Points, defenseman||Kevin Dallman||86||2001-02|
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|Goalies = minimum 1500 minutes played|
Legend: OTL = Overtime loss, SL = Shoot Out Loss
|1991-92||66||4||51||11||-||-||19||0. The 1991–92 OHL season was the 12th season of the Ontario Hockey League. 1440||235||425||8th Emms|
|1992-93||66||27||33||6||-||-||60||0. The 1992–93 OHL season was the 13th season of the Ontario Hockey League. 455||298||360||7th Emms|
|1993-94||66||32||28||6||-||-||70||0. The 1993–94 OHL season was the 14th season of the Ontario Hockey League. 530||323||290||3rd Emms|
|1994-95||66||47||14||5||-||-||99||0. The 1994–95 OHL season was the 15th season of the Ontario Hockey League. 750||330||200||1st Central|
|1995-96||66||45||16||5||-||-||95||0. The 1995–96 OHL season was the 16th season of the Ontario Hockey League. 720||297||186||1st Central|
|1996-97||66||35||25||6||-||-||78||0. The 1996–97 OHL season was the 17th season of the Ontario Hockey League. 576||300||251||2nd Central|
|1997-98||66||42||18||6||-||-||90||0. The 1997–98 OHL season was the 18th season of the Ontario Hockey League. 682||263||189||1st Central|
|1998-99||68||44||22||2||-||-||90||0. The 1998–99 OHL season was the 19th season of the Ontario Hockey League. 662||300||218||1st Midwest|
|1999-00||68||29||34||4||1||-||63||0. The 1999–2000 OHL season was the 20th season of the Ontario Hockey League. 456||250||256||4th Midwest|
|2000-01||68||34||23||9||2||-||79||0. The 2000–01 OHL season was the 21st season of the Ontario Hockey League. 566||227||205||2nd Midwest|
|2001-02||68||41||22||4||1||-||87||0. The 2001–02 OHL season was the 22nd season of the Ontario Hockey League. 596||246||218||2nd Midwest|
|2002-03||68||29||28||9||2||-||69||0. The 2002–03 OHL season was the 23rd season of the Ontario Hockey League. 493||217||208||3rd Midwest|
|2003-04||68||49||14||5||0||-||103||0. The 2003–04 OHL season was the 24th season of the Ontario Hockey League. 757||276||182||2nd Midwest|
|2004-05||68||23||34||10||1||-||57||0. The 2004–05 OHL season was the 25th season of the Ontario Hockey League. 412||167||189||5th Midwest|
|2005-06||68||40||24||-||1||3||84||0. The 2005–06 OHL season was the 26th season of the Ontario Hockey League. 618||232||206||3rd Midwest|
|2006-07||68||33||23||-||3||9||78||0. The 2006–07 OHL season was the 27th season of the Ontario Hockey League. 574||215||200||3rd Midwest|
|2007-08||68||34||25||-||5||4||77||0. The 2007–08 OHL season was the 28th season of the Ontario Hockey League. 566||213||187||3rd Midwest|
In the 2007/08 season the team switched to a crimson and white colour scheme with the same logo that was on the last jerseys. The white jersey has "STORM" written on top of the logo, and the crimson have "GUELPH". The new shoulder patches have a new "GS" logo.
The Guelph Storm primary logo is the team mascot "Spike" surrounded by a twister with the team name above it. The secondary logo on the shoulders is a letter "G", very commonly mistaken for an "S", for storm in front of a twister. The team colours are white, grey, maroon and black. Home jerseys have a white background, and away jerseys have a black background. The third jersey has a maroon background, with the word "GUELPH" spelled across the chest diagonally downward from upper left to lower right.
The previous Guelph Storm logo (inset right) was used from 1991 to 1995. The team colours then were white, blue, grey and black. Home jerseys had a white background and away jerseys had a blue background.
The Guelph Storm played at the Guelph Memorial Gardens from 1991 until the year 2000 when moving to the new Guelph Sports and Entertainment Centre, since renamed the Sleeman Centre. The Guelph Memorial Gardens was an Arena located in Guelph, Ontario. Sleeman Centre (Brisbane in Brisbane, Australia.The Sleeman Centre is a 5100 seat multi-purpose facility in Guelph, Ontario, Canada The GSEC was built into what was a former Eaton's department store in a downtown shopping mall. Eaton's was once Canada 's largest Department store Retailer. The GSEC hosted the 2001 Hershey Cup and the 2002 Memorial Cup. The roots of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL began with the Ontario Hockey Association (OHA which formed in 1890 The Memorial Cup is the championship trophy of the Canadian Hockey League (CHL
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