Friday, March 27, 2009

2008-09 OHL Coaches Poll Announced

Eastern Conference:

Most Underrated Player
John Kurtz, Sudbury (21)
Mike Pelech, Mississauga (18)
Luke Pither, Belleville (12)

Most Improved Player
Corey Cowick, Ottawa (33)
Scott Tanski, Brampton (21)
Brandon Mashinter (12)

Smartest Player
Cody Hodgson, Brampton (43)
Eric Tangradi, Belleville (11)
Calvin de Haan, Oshawa tied Logan Couture, Ottawa (10)

Hardest Worker
Cody Hodgson, Brampton (41)
Eric Tangradi, Belleville (17)
Kory Nagy, Oshawa tied Logan Couture, Ottawa (7)

Best Playmaker
Matt Duchene, Brampton (28)
P.K Subban, Belleville (24)
Calvin de Haan, Oshawa (12)

Most Dangerous in the Goal Area
Evgeny Grachev, Brampton tied Brett Parnham, Oshawa (30)
Tony Romano, Peterborough (11)
Eric Tangradi, Belleville (7)

Best Skater
Shawn Lalonde, Belleville (27)
Evgeny Grachev, Brampton (18)
Alex Hutchings, Barrie (12)

Best Shot
Brett Parnham, Oshawa (31)
Evgeny Grachev, Brampton (26)
Nic Palmieri, Belleville (18)

Hardest Shot
P.K Subban, Belleville (33)
Cody Hodgson, Brampton (20)
Brett Parnham, Oshawa (12)

Best Stickhandler
Matt Duchene, Brampton (33)
Tony Romano, Peterborough (23)
William Wallen, Mississauga (9)

Best on Face-offs
Cody Hodgson, Brampton (33)
Thomas Kiriakou, Ottawa (27)
Mike Pelech, Mississauga (18)

Best Body Checker
Stefan Della Rovere, Barrie (41)
Zack Kassian, Peterborough (23)
Brandon Mashinter, Belleville tied Julien Demers, Ottawa (6)

Best Defensive Forward
Cory Tanaka, Belleville (36)
John Kurtz, Sudbury (19)
Logan Couture, Ottawa (11)

Best Penalty Killer
Cody Hodgson, Brampton (30)
Cory Tanaka, Belleville (26)
Thomas Kiriakou, Ottawa (16)

Best Offensive Defenceman
P.K Subban, Belleville (39)
Cameron Gaunce, Mississauga (22)
Calvin de Haan, Oshawa (17)

Best Defensive Defenceman
Cameron Gaunce, Mississauga (31)
P.K Subban, Belleville (19)
Julien Demers, Ottawa (17)


Western Conference:

Most Underrated Player
Matt Kennedy, Guelph (31)
Justin Taylor, London (27)
Chris Chappell, Saginaw (10)

Most Improved Player
Matt Hackett, Plymouth (39)
Chris Chappell, Saginaw (23)
Matt Clarke, London (12)

Smartest Player
Ryan Ellis, Windsor (30)
John Tavares, London (28)
Justin DiBenedetto, Sarnia (10)

Hardest Worker
Matt Kennedy, Guelph (27)
Tyler Murovich, Saginaw tied Matt Martin, Sarnia (17)
Lane MacDermid, Windsor (12)

Best Playmaker
Joey Hishon, Owen Sound (31)
Andrei Loktionov, Windsor (22)
Ryan O’Reilly, Erie tied John Tavares, London (13)

Most Dangerous in Goal Area
John Tavares, London (45)
Justin DiBenedetto, Sarnia (15)
Chris Terry, Plymouth (14)

Best Skater
Taylor Hall, Windsor (39)
Mark Katic, Sarnia (29)
David Kolomatis, Owen Sound tied T.J Brodie, Saginaw (5)

Best Shot
John Carlson, London (27)
Ryan Ellis, Windsor (24)
Justin DiBenedetto, Sarnia (16)

Hardest Shot
John Carlson, London tied Ryan Ellis, Windsor (24)
Jamie Arniel, Sarnia (15)
Adam Comrie, Saginaw (12)

Best Stickhandler
Joey Hishon, Owen Sound (29)
Nazem Kadri, London (26)
Andrei Loktionov, Windsor (17)

Best on Face-Offs
Adam Henrique, Windsor (19)
Ryan O’Reilly, Erie (18)
Marcus Carroll, Owen Sound (14)

Best Body Checker
Zac Rinaldo, London tied Matt Martin, Sarnia (26)
Luke Gazdic, Erie (12)
Kaine Geldart, Plymouth (11)

Best Defensive Forward
Scott Timmins, Windsor (39)
Matt Kennedy, Guelph (15)
Tyler Murovich, Saginaw (13)

Best Penalty Killer
Ryan O’Reilly, Erie (18)
Matthew Lyall, Sault Ste. Marie (17)
Dan Kelly, Kitchener (13)

Best Offensive Defenceman
Ryan Ellis, Windsor (43)
Mark Katic, Sarnia (24)
David Kolomatis, Owen Sound tied T.J Brodie, Saginaw (10)

Best Defensive Defenceman
Brett Bellemore, Plymouth (20)
Dan Kelly, Kitchener (17)
Steve Ferry, Sarnia (15)

Link to the official release from the OHL can be found here.