Toronto Predators

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Toronto Predators
Toronto Predators.jpg
City Toronto, Ontario, Canada
League Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League
Founded 2013
Home arena Mattamy Athletic Centre
Colours Blue, Yellow, and White
              
Owner(s) Robert Turnbull (2014-15)
General manager Robert Turnbull (2014-15)
Head coach Robert Turnbull (2014-15)

The Toronto Predators are a Canadian Junior ice hockey team based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. They play in the Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League.

History[edit]

The Toronto Predators joined the GMHL in the Spring of 2013.[1]

On September 7, 2013, the Predators played their first ever game, at home, against the Orangeville Americans. Hockey Hall of Famers Ken Dryden and Darryl Sittler, and singer John McDermott did the opening puck drop, as the Americans won the game 4-2. Mitch Hebert scored the first goal in team history, just 5 seconds into the game, while Marc Villeneuve made 49 saves in the loss.[2]

On September 28, 2013, the Robin Bonvin scored in overtime to give the Predators their first franchise victory. On home ice, Marc Villeneuve made 58 saves in net, against the Knights of Meaford, for 3-2 overtime victory.[3]

On October 27, 2013, Mitch Hebert scored a team high and franchise record of 4 goals against the Powassan Eagles. Hebert was the first Predator to notch a Hat-Trick. [4]

Season-by-Season Standings[edit]

Season GP W L T OTL GF GA P Results Playoffs
2013-14 42 5 34 - 3 91 247 13 18th GMHL Lost Qualifier

Playoffs[edit]

  • 2014 Lost qualifier
Toronto Predators beat Lefroy Wave 5-3 in qualifier
Knights of Meaford beat Toronto Predators 9-3 in qualifier

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.citizen.on.ca/news/2013-03-21/Sports/GMHL_expanding.html
  2. ^ http://gmhl.net/wrapper/game.php?game_id=103900
  3. ^ http://gmhl.net/wrapper/game.php?game_id=103903
  4. ^ http://gmhl.net/team/team.php?team_id=56110

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