Mississauga Steelheads

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Mississauga Steelheads
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City Mississauga, Ontario
League Ontario Hockey League
Conference Eastern
Division Central
Operated 2012–Present
Home arena Hershey Centre
Colours Blue, white, silver
              
General manager James Boyd
Head coach James Boyd
Captain Bryson Cianfrone
Affiliate(s) Mississauga Chargers

Website
www.mississaugasteelheads.com
Franchise history
1906–62 Toronto St. Michael's Majors
1996–2007 Toronto St. Michael's Majors
2007–2012 Mississauga St. Michael's Majors
2012-present Mississauga Steelheads

The Mississauga Steelheads are a junior ice hockey team in the Ontario Hockey League, based in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. The team was originally known as the Toronto St. Michael's Majors, whose hockey program was founded and operated by St. Michael's College School in 1906.

The current franchise was revived in 1996, and was relocated to Mississauga in 2007 after spending 10 years in Toronto. The team was known as the Mississauga St. Michael's Majors from 2007-2012, until owner Eugene Melnyk sold the team to Elliott Kerr of Mississauga's Landmark Sport Group.[1]

As a part of the sale, the Majors identity was returned to St. Michael's College, allowing the team to move forward under the fan-selected "Steelheads" moniker.[2]


Coaches[edit]

2012 - Present: James Boyd

Players[edit]

Current roster[edit]

As of March 1, 2015[3]

Goaltenders

# Name Catches
38 Canada Jacob Brennan Left
35 Canada Cameron Zanussi Left
31 Canada Leif Hertz Right

Defencemen

# Name Shoots
2 Canada Justin Bean Right
3 Canada Jared Walsh Right
4 United States Sean Day Right
6 Canada Stephen Gibson Left
23 Canada Stefan LeBlanc (A) Right
22 Canada Brandon Devlin Left
27 Canada Nick Zottl Left

Forwards

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Season-by-season results[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Legend: OTL = Overtime loss, SL = Shootout loss

# Name Shoots
8 Canada Austin Gerhart Right
9 Canada Michael McLeod Right
12 United States Marcus Dickerson Right
13 Canada Bobby MacIntyre Left
14 Canada Nathan Bastian Right
15 Canada Josh Burnside (A) Left
16 United States Jimmy Lodge Right
17 Canada Everett Clark Left
18 Russia Sam Babintsev Left
19 Canada Bryson Cianfrone (C) Left
20 Canada Cody Thompson Left
21 Canada Damian Bourne Left
37 Canada Jason Smith Left
44 Canada Noah Robinson Right
67 Canada Adam Donnelly Left
Season Games Won Lost OTL SL Points Pct % Goals
For
Goals
Against
Standing
2012–13 68 26 34 0 8 60 0.441 179 221 5th Central
2013–14 68 24 38 1 5 54 0.397 167 267 5th Central

Playoffs[edit]

  • 2012–13 Lost to Belleville Bulls 4 games to 2 in conference quarter-finals.
  • 2013–14 Lost to Oshawa Generals 4 games to 0 in conference quarter-finals.

Uniforms and logos[edit]

The primary logo for the Steelheads displays a Steelhead trout above the word Steelheads with a maple leaf within the A. Below this is "Mississauga". The Steelheads colours are blue & white. The secondary logo features the Port Credit lighthouse within an M, representing the city landmark.

The Steelheads' blue and white uniforms bear a striking resemblance to those of the nearby Toronto Maple Leafs of the NHL; their home sweaters are white with blue striping and collars, while their road sweaters are blue with white striping and collars.

Mascot[edit]

The team mascot is named Sauga. The name was created during a fan contest during the summer of 2012, when the organization asked its fans to create a name for the new Steelheads mascot.[4]

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