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Top Storm Team 1995-96 vs. 2016-17

To kick off our 30th Anniversary Season, we are asking fans to choose the greatest Storm team of all time!

Today’s match up pairs the 1995-96 Storm squad against the 2016-17 one.

Vote below for the team you think should advance to the next round.

Guelph Storm 1995-96

Record: 45-16-5, 95 pts (1st in Central Division) Won the Hamilton Spectators Trophy as the OHL Regular Season Champs

Top Scorers: Herbet Vasilijevs (67 pts), Jamie Wright (66 pts), Jeff Williams (64 pts)

Top Goalie: Andy Adams – Record: 21-8-1 GAA 2.82 SV% 0.903 SO 2

NHL Draft Picks: Jamie Wright DAL (1994) Rd: 4 (#98), Jeff Williams – NJ (1994) Rd:7 (#181), Dwayne Hay – WAS (1995) Rd: 2 (#43), Brian Wesenberg – ANA (1995) Rd:2 (#29), Todd Norman – VAN (1995) Rd:5, (#120), Ryan Risidore – HAR (1994) Rd:5 (#109), Chris Hajt – EDM (1996) Rd:2 (#32), Brian Willsie – COL (1996) Rd:6 (#146), Mike Lankshear (TOR) Rd: 3 (#66), Michael Pittman – CHI (1995) Rd:9 (#227), Andrew Long – FLA (1996) Rd:5 (#129), Nick Bootland – DAL (1996) Rd:9 (#220), Mike Vellinga- CHI (1996) Rd:7 (#184), Joel Cort – WAS (1995) Rd:5 (#124), Dan Cloutier – NYR (1994) Rd: 1 (#26)

Playoffs: Won 1st round vs. Niagara Falls (4 games), Won 2d round vs. Belleville Bulls (5 games), lost 3rd round vs. Peterborough Petes (7 games). Competed in Memorial Cup in Peterborough, finished in 4th

Guelph Storm 2016-17

Record: 21-40-5-2, 49 pts (10th in Western Conference)

Top Scorers: Ryan Merkley (55 pts), Isaac Ratcliffe (54 pts), Givani Smith (44 pts)

Top Goalie: Liam Herbst– Record: 14-23-4-1 GAA 3.93 SV% 0.890 SO 0

NHL Draft Picks: Nate Schnarr – ARI (2017) Rd: 3 (#75), Isaac Ratcliffe – PHI (2017) Rd: 2 (#35), Givani Smith – DET (2016) Rd: 2 (#46), Liam Hawell -DAL (2017) Rd:4 (#101), Noah Carroll – CAR (2016) Rd: 6 (#164), Dmitri Samorukov – EDM (2017) Rd: 3 (#84), Ryan Merkley – SJ (2018) Rd: 1 (#21)

Playoffs: Did not qualify

Roster and stats

Who do you think is the better team?

Total Votes: 35

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