2016-17 Playoffs & Season Review

PLAYOFF 2017 WINNERS

2016-17 OFHL PLAYOFFS
TIER 1 (5th rd pick)
GM Wk 1 Wk 2 Total
Fulty 39 39 78
Derko 41 32 73
Rolphy 34 38 72
T-Man 40 21 61
Cordy 28 32 60
TIER 2 (4th rd pick)
Haukster 38 35 73
GoJo 35 32 67
EZ 34 25 59
Erty 28 26 54
Vinny 34 17 51
Tier 3 (3rd rd pick)
JBR 44 30 74
Stifler 17 42 59
Orv 33 13 46
R&S 26 19 45

Congrats to JBR, Haukster, & Fulty.

2016-17 YEAR END WRAP

#1 CORDY: OFHL CHAMPION $200

Ten time champ. Yay.

  • 117 pts; 81.3 winning %
  • 843 player pts; 35.1 weekly avg
  • 10 time OFHL Champion (and yes, 7 of those were won in the “dead-puck era”) but he has a pattern of winning every 5 years (2007, 2012, 2017.)
  • Jumped into 1st in week 4 and never looked back.
  • Late season 17-1 run helped. Pre-season acquisition of Atkinson CBJ, plus healthy Malkin & Price were key.
  • Made 12 trades
  • Loses vets Spezza, Keith, Thornton, Ward & Niemi
  • 3Year Trend: (the 3 years prior) 2nd, 2nd, 2nd
  • PLAYOFFS: 5th place in Tier 1

#2 ROLPHY: $140 DERKO CUP (and a warm blanket)

Rolphy had a great season. Just ran into some problems at the end

  • 109 pts; 75.7 winning %
  • 786 player pts; 32.8 weekly avg
  • Grabbed 2nd place in week 5 and (but for 1 week) carried it out until the end of the year
  • Made a 19-2 mid-season run
  • Burns and Holtby carried the mail and will be around next year
  • Burns has one year left before UFA
  • Turns out Tkachuk was a great 1st round rookie pick
  • Made 4 trades
  • Byfuglien trade showed his desire to go for it
  • Loses Steen & Vrbata
  • 3Year Trend: 11th, 4th, 4th
  • PLAYOFFS: 3rd place in Tier 1

#3 FULTY: $100

…and in the strangest move of the year, Fulty traded away his vets for an entire First Nations youth soccer team.

  • 100 pts; 69.4 winning %
  • 778 player pts; 32.4 weekly avg
  • The 2015 & 2016 Champion had another solid run
  • Only spent one week (wk 4) alone in 1st
  • Hurt by a 2-6-1 run in January
  • Made 6 trades
  • Loses Giordano & Parise
  • 3Year Trend: 5th, 1st, 1st
  • PLAYOFFS: 1st place in Tier 1

#4 DERKO: $60

Just when you think he’s going to start drowning, he rights the ship. And saves his half-beer too.

  • 96 pts; 66.7 winning %
  • 733 player pts; 30.5 weekly avg
  • The 2014 Champion has been slowly slipping down the standings since
  • Consistently in 3rd or 4th for most of season
  • Made 5 trades
  • Loses Pavelski, Koivu, Parenteau & Rinne
  • Has the #1 player in Future Watch – Keller AZ
  • 3Year Trend: 1st, 3rd, 3rd
  • PLAYOFFS: 2nd place in Tier 1

#5 T-MAN: $40

He’s done really well for himself considering he was the only kid in school who had to wear a helmet for volleyball

  • 85 pts; 59.0 winning %
  • 735 player pts; 30.6 weekly avg
  • 2 more player points that Derko
  • The 2007 and 2011 Champion is moving back up the standings after a few years
  • Biggest mover of the year: Was in 11th after wk 8; jumped up to 5th by wk19
  • Made 11 trades
  • Loses Jagr, Cammalleri, Ribeiro & Lundquist
  • 3Year Trend: 7th, 7th, 5th
  • PLAYOFFS: 4th place in Tier 1

#6 EZ

Is that a young EZ? He of the 30goal-300pim season with Ryerson back in ’83? Was always known to spear you with a smile.

  • 76 pts; 52.8 winning %
  • 731 player pts; 30.5 weekly avg
  • Initiated the biggest trade day frenzy on Draft Day ’16 by moving two 1st round picks and Niemi DL for Gibson AH
  • Solid weekly average but lacked consistency – a lot of big weeks, and a lot of low weeks
  • Hurt by two 0-9 stretches
  • Yo-yoed from 7th to 10th to 6th to 9th to 6th to 8th to 6th
  • Made 4 trades
  • Loses Vanek, Marleau & Lehtonen
  • 3Year Trend: 4th, 6th, 10th
  • PLAYOFFS: 3rd place in Tier 2

#7 HAUKSTER

Some tough mudding this season for the Haukster

  • 74 pts; 51.4 winning %
  • 686 player pts; 28.6 weekly avg
  • Most active GM on Draft Day ’16 moving out 6 picks for 5 picks and Rick Nash NYR
  • Started strong with a 17-7 run
  • Made 5 trades
  • Loses Nash, Markov & Streit
  • 3Year Trend: 3rd, 5th, 9th
  • PLAYOFFS: 1st place in Tier 2

#8 VINNY

Same old. Every year.

  • 73 pts; 50.7 winning %
  • 669 player pts; 27.9 weekly avg
  • Thought that this might finally be his year as he rolled to a 9-0 start
  • Sat at 5th or 6th for most of the season before a last week fall to 8th – The bright side? Makes for a better draft pick
  • Made 3 trades
  • Loses HSedin, Zetterberg, Hartnell, Kesler, MSmith, Luongo & Howard
  • 3Year Trend: 8th, 8th, 11th
  • PLAYOFFS: 5th place in Tier 2

#9 GOJO

The dude was too busy surfin’ to worry much about his team this year. Or to get a haircut.

  • 64 pts; 44.4 winning %
  • 647 player pts; 27.0 weekly avg
  • The 2013 OFHL Champion hasn’t finished higher than 6th since
  • Traded for a late 1st rd pick and selected Bjorkstarnd CBJ just to break Orv’s heart
  • Only managed two 3-0 weeks
  • Made 3 trades
  • Loses Nielsen & Anderson
  • Only Future Watch prospect (Bjorkstrand CBJ) won’t be a rookie next year
  • 3Year Trend: 10th, 10th, 6th
  • PLAYOFFS: 6th place in Tier 2

#10 ERTY

Erty celebrates a 10th place finish in style

  • 61 pts; 42.4 winning %
  • 615 player pts; 25.6 weekly avg
  • Was in 4th from weeks 5-7 but fell to 10th in week 14 and stayed there all season, but on the plus side, 10th was the lucky spot
  • Won the 2017 lottery draft with an 11.1% chance
  • Made 2 trades
  • Loses Sharp, Doan & Hudler
  • 3Year Trend: 6th, 9th, 7th
  • PLAYOFFS: 4th place in Tier 2

#11 STIFLER

Stifler’s season never really started off the way he expected

  • 51 pts; 35.4 winning %
  • 605 player pts; 25.2 weekly avg
  • Had a nice 8-3-1 in the middle of the season as Eichel came back from injury
  • Finished 9 points ahead of his expansion cousin JBR.
  • Made 1 trade (the Christmas trade)
  • Loses Hossa & Stempniak
  • 2Year Trend: 12th, 13th
  • PLAYOFFS: 2nd place in Tier 3

#12 JBR

Google “JBR images” and “JR bent nose” comes up.

  • 42 pts; 29.2 winning %
  • 571 player pts; 23.8 weekly avg
  • Was tied for 1st after week 1
  • Like Stifler, had a solid mid-season run
  • Made 1 trade (the Christmas trade)
  • Loses Iginla & Gaborik
  • Has the #2 player in Future Watch (Puljujarvi ED) & 6 of the Top 50 prospects
  • 2Year Trend: 13th, 12th
  • PLAYOFFS: 1st place in Tier 3

#13 ORV

Orv’s season in a gif

  • 39 pts; 27.1 winning %
  • 551 player pts; 23.0 weekly avg
  • Started the season 2-10, then put a few solid weeks together, but was hamstrung by a 3-15 Nov-Dec run
  • Made 8 trades, some sober, but all with one hand in pants
  • Loses Plekanec, DSedin, Miller
  • Future looks bright as he had 7 players in the Future Watch Top 50
  • 3Year Trend: 9th, 11th, 8th
  • PLAYOFFS: 3rd place in Tier 3

#14 REN & STIMPY

R&S enjoying the all-star break in Palm Springs

  • 21 pts; 14.6 winning %
  • 456 player pts; 19.0 weekly avg
  • After getting the feel for the pool, showed they weren’t afraid to deal for youth and picks
  • Made 6 pick-ups for young players
  • Made 9 trades
  • Loses Backes & Filppula
  • Future looks bright: have 3 of the top 9 prospects; 7 of the Top 50, and 10 of the Top 100
  • PLAYOFFS: 4th place in Tier 3

Draft 2017

With Erty winning the lottery, here is the order for round 1

  1. Erty
  2. R&S
  3. T-Man (from Orv)
  4. JBR
  5. Stifler
  6. GoJo
  7. Vinny
  8. Haukster
  9. T-Man (from eZ via Cordy)
  10. Cordy (from T-Man)
  11. Derko
  12. Fulty
  13. Orv (from Rolphy via T-Man & R&S)
  14. Cordy

That’s it for 2016-17. It’s been a good year. See you at Draft 2017. Enjoy the cake.

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