Midwest Division (OHL)

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Midwest Division
Conference Western Conference
Sport Ontario Hockey League
Founded 1998
No. of teams 5
Most recent Midwest Division champion(s) Erie Otters
Most Midwest Division titles London Knights (8)

The OHL's Midwest Division is one of four divisions in the league, and one of two divisions in the Western Conference. The division was created in 1998 as the OHL underwent a realignment that saw the league expand to 20 teams, and created a fourth division, the Midwest Division, in the newly created Western Conference. The five teams that made up the Midwest Division in 1998 were the Guelph Storm, Kitchener Rangers and Owen Sound Platers, who moved from the Central Division, while the Erie Otters moved from the West Division, and the Brampton Battalion were an expansion team.

In 2000, the Owen Sound Platers were sold to a new ownership group, who renamed the team the Owen Sound Attack, as the team remained in the Midwest Division.

In 2002, the Brampton Battalion moved to the Central Division, as the London Knights moved to the Midwest in a realignment due to the North Bay Centennials relocating and becoming the Saginaw Spirit, and moved into the West Division.

Current teams[edit]

Former teams[edit]

Midwest Division titles won by team[edit]

Team Championships Last year won
London Knights 8 2012-13
Erie Otters 6 2016-17
Kitchener Rangers 2 2007-08
Guelph Storm 2 2013-14
Owen Sound Attack 1 2010-11

J. Ross Robertson Cup Champions from the Midwest Division[edit]

Memorial Cup Champions from the Midwest Division[edit]

See also[edit]