OBHA Alumni in the NHL

Twenty-four players and two executives who are OBHA alumni start the year with National Hockey League teams, they are listed alphabetically by team:

Avalanche -  Chris Bigras (Penetang-Midland Minor) 

Canadiens - Andrew Shaw (Belleville Minor) and Victor Mete (Vaughan Minor) 
Capitals - Devante Smith-Pelly (Durham)
Coyotes -  Brad Richardson and  Nick Cousins (Belleville Minor)
Devils - Taylor Hall (Kingston Minor)
Ducks - Corey Perry (London)
Flames - Mark Giordano and Matt Stajan (Downsview Minor), Doug Hamilton (North York Minor)
Flyers - Wayne Simmonds (Durham), Brian Elliot (Newmarket Minor)
Jets - Steve Mason (Oakville), Mark Scheifele (Kitchener Minor)
Islanders -  Casey Cisikis (Oakville)
Kings -  Tyler Toffoli (Ottawa-Carleton), Mike Futa (Downsview Minor)
Oilers -  Connor McDavid (Newmarket Minor), Scott Howson (Toronto)
Predators - Ryan Ellis (North York Minor)
Senators - Derick Brassard (Ottawa-Carleton)
Sharks - Joe Thornton (London)
Stars - Tyler Seguin (North York Minor), Gemel Smith (Brampton Minor)
Wild - Chris Stewart (Durham)
We wish all of them the best throughout the season in the chase for the Holy Grail