2004–05 OPJHL season

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2004–05 OPJHL season
League Ontario Provincial Junior A Hockey League
Duration Regular season
2004-09 – 2005-02
Playoffs
2005-02 – 2005-04
Champions St. Michael's Buzzers
Number of teams 35
Commissioner Bob Hooper
OPJHL seasons

 2003–04

2005–06 

The 2004–05 OPJHL season is the 12th season of the Ontario Provincial Junior A Hockey League (OPJHL). The thirty-five teams of the North, South, East, and West divisions competed in a 49-game schedule.

Come February, the top eight teams of each division competed for the Frank L. Buckland Trophy, the OJHL championship. The winner of the Buckland Cup, the St. Michael's Buzzers, competed in the Central Canadian Junior "A" championship, the Dudley Hewitt Cup, and finished 2nd. The DHC was hosted and won by the Georgetown Raiders who moved to the 2005 Royal Bank Cup but lost in the semi-final.

Changes[edit]

  • Huntsville Wildcats are reformed and changed their name to Huntsville-Muskoka Otters.
  • Thornhill Rattlers change name to Thornhill Thunderbirds.

Final standings[edit]


Note: GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; OTL = Overtime Losses; SL = Shootout Losses; GF = Goals For; GA = Goals Against; PTS = Points; x = clinched playoff berth; y = clinched division title; z = clinched conference title

East Division
Team GP W L T OTL GF GA P
Port Hope Predators 49 38 5 3 3 226 113 82
Wellington Dukes 49 35 11 2 1 222 148 73
Bowmanville Eagles 49 34 12 3 0 159 97 71
Cobourg Cougars 49 30 14 2 3 196 131 65
Kingston Voyageurs 49 23 19 4 3 149 163 53
Trenton Sting 49 23 20 4 2 184 151 52
Peterborough Stars 49 16 28 3 2 161 215 37
Lindsay Muskies 49 15 27 2 5 130 172 37
Syracuse Jr. Crunch 49 8 35 3 3 158 267 22
Bancroft Hawks 49 8 36 2 3 133 261 21
North Division
Team GP W L T OTL GF GA P
Aurora Tigers 49 33 13 2 1 222 136 69
Newmarket Hurricanes 49 33 15 0 1 207 163 67
Stouffville Spirit 49 25 20 3 1 195 157 54
Huntsville-Muskoka Otters 49 23 23 2 1 177 207 49
Collingwood Blues 49 13 32 4 0 158 217 30
Couchiching Terriers 49 12 32 3 2 146 224 29
South Division
Team GP W L T OTL GF GA P
Wexford Raiders 49 37 5 5 2 216 104 81
St. Michael's Buzzers 49 36 7 4 2 259 128 78
North York Rangers 49 30 14 5 0 223 168 65
Markham Waxers 49 30 16 3 0 213 160 63
Pickering Panthers 49 29 15 2 3 218 171 63
Vaughan Vipers 49 20 21 4 4 157 177 48
Thornhill Thunderbirds 49 16 30 1 2 143 207 35
Oshawa Legionaires 49 8 37 1 3 111 264 20
Ajax Axemen 49 2 44 1 2 111 285 7
West Division
Team GP W L T OTL GF GA P
Georgetown Raiders 49 41 7 0 1 282 120 83
Oakville Blades 49 40 6 1 2 283 110 83
Hamilton Red Wings 49 31 13 2 3 194 149 67
Milton Icehawks 49 30 17 1 1 241 131 62
Burlington Cougars 49 26 17 1 5 202 169 58
Brampton Capitals 49 24 20 4 1 206 164 53
Buffalo Lightning 49 18 27 3 1 163 232 40
Mississauga Chargers 49 14 32 2 1 197 260 31
Streetsville Derbys 49 11 34 2 2 142 272 26
Bramalea Blues 49 4 44 0 1 97 381 9

Teams listed on the official league website.[1]

Standings listed by Pointstreak on official league website.[2]

2004-05 Frank L. Buckland Trophy Playoffs[edit]

For the Central Canada Championship, please go to the Dudley Hewitt Cup.
For the National Championship, please go to the Royal Bank Cup 2005.

Divisional Quarter-final

Port Hope Predators defeated Lindsay Muskies 4-games-to-none
Wellington Dukes defeated Peterborough Stars 4-games-to-none
Trenton Sting defeated Bowmanville Eagles 4-games-to-2
Kingston Voyageurs defeated Cobourg Cougars 4-games-to-none
Aurora Tigers defeated Syracuse Jr. Crunch 4-games-to-1
Newmarket Hurricanes defeated Streetsville Derbys 4-games-to-none
Stouffville Spirit defeated Couchiching Terriers 4-games-to-2
Huntsville-Muskoka Otters defeated Collingwood Blues 4-games-to-1
Georgetown Raiders defeated Mississauga Chargers 4-games-to-none
Oakville Blades defeated Buffalo Jr. Sabres 4-games-to-none
Hamilton Red Wings defeated Brampton Capitals 4-games-to-3
Milton Icehawks defeated Burlington Cougars 4-games-to-1
Wexford Raiders defeated Oshawa Legionaires 4-games-to-none
St. Michael's Buzzers defeated Thornhill Thunderbirds 4-games-to-none
North York Rangers defeated Vaughan Vipers 4-games-to-none
Markham Waxers defeated Pickering Panthers 4-games-to-2

Divisional Semi-final

Port Hope Predators defeated Trenton Sting 4-games-to-none
Wellington Dukes defeated Kingston Voyageurs 4-games-to-1
Aurora Tigers defeated Huntsville-Muskoka Otters 4-games-to-2
Newmarket Hurricanes defeated Stouffville Spirit 4-games-to-2
Georgetown Raiders defeated Milton Icehawks 4-games-to-1
Oakville Blades defeated Hamilton Red Wings 4-games-to-1
Wexford Raiders defeated Markham Waxers 4-games-to-1
St. Michael's Buzzers defeated North York Rangers 4-games-to-1

Divisional Final

Port Hope Predators defeated Wellington Dukes 4-games-to-1
Aurora Tigers defeated Newmarket Hurricanes 4-games-to-2
Georgetown Raiders defeated Oakville Blades 4-games-to-1
St. Michael's Buzzers defeated Wexford Raiders 4-games-to-1

Semi-final

St. Michael's Buzzers defeated Port Hope Predators 4-games-to-2
Georgetown Raiders defeated Aurora Tigers 4-games-to-3

Final

St. Michael's Buzzers defeated Georgetown Raiders 4-games-to-2

Dudley Hewitt Cup Championship[edit]

Hosted by Georgetown Raiders in Georgetown, Ontario. Georgetown won the event, St. Michael's finished second.

Round Robin

Fort William North Stars (SIJHL) defeated St. Michael's Buzzers 6-4
Georgetown Raiders defeated North Bay Skyhawks (NOJHL) 7-2
St. Michael's Buzzers defeated North Bay Skyhawks (NOJHL) 4-3 (4OT)
Georgetown Raiders defeated Fort William North Stars (SIJHL) 4-0
Georgetown Raiders defeated St. Michael's Buzzers 5-4

Semi-final

St. Michael's Buzzers defeated Fort William North Stars (SIJHL) 6-2

Final

Georgetown Raiders defeated St. Michael's Buzzers 3-1

2005 Royal Bank Cup Championship[edit]

Hosted by Weyburn Red Wings in Weyburn, Saskatchewan. Georgetown finished in the semi-final.

Round Robin

Weyburn Red Wings (SJHL) defeated Georgetown Raiders 4-3
Georgetown Raiders defeated Hawkesbury Hawks (CJHL) 3-0
Georgetown Raiders defeated Portage Terriers (MJHL) 6-3
Camrose Kodiaks (AJHL) defeated Georgetown Raiders 2-1

Semi-final

Camrose Kodiaks (AJHL) defeated Georgetown Raiders 8-2

Awards and honours[edit]

Scoring leaders[edit]

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty Minutes

Player Team GP G A Pts
Andrew Cogliano St. Michael's Buzzers 49 36 66 102
Chris Moran Buffalo Lightning 49 38 62 100

Rookie of the Year[edit]

Players selected in 2005 NHL Entry Draft[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]


Preceded by
2003–04 OPJHL season
OJHL seasons Succeeded by
2005–06 OPJHL season