Toronto, ON – The Canadian Hockey League in association with the Ontario Hockey League today announced that forwards Connor McDavid of the Erie Otters and Zach Hall of the Barrie Colts will compete in the 2012 SUBWAY® Super Series for Team OHL on Thursday November 8 in Guelph, ON.
McDavid and Hall are added to the roster as replacements for Lucas Lessio of the Oshawa Generals and Brendan Gaunce of the Belleville Bulls who are unable to compete due to injury.
McDavid, a 15-year-old from Newmarket, ON, currently leads all OHL rookies in scoring with seven goals and 11 assists for 18 points in 15 games. McDavid was the first overall pick in the 2012 OHL Priority Selection and becomes the youngest player to compete in the 10-year history of this event.
Hall, a 19-year-old from Belleville, ON, is playing in his third full OHL season with the Colts. He is currently fourth in league scoring with nine goals and 13 assists for 22 points in 13 games.
Team OHL enters the tenth anniversary of this event with a perfect 18-0 record against Team Russia following a 10-7 win last season in Ottawa, and a 6-3 victory in Sault Ste. Marie.
The 2012 SUBWAY® Super Series is supported by CHL associate sponsors, Bank of Montreal, Old Dutch, and Post. All games will be broadcast nationally on Sportsnet with QMJHL games shown on TVA Sports.
The schedule for the 2012 SUBWAY® Super Series is as follows:
Game 1 – Monday November 5 at Blainville-Boisbriand, QC
Game 2 – Wednesday November 7 at Val-d’Or, QC
Game 3 – Thursday November 8 at Guelph, ON
Game 4 – Monday November 12 at Sarnia, ON
Game 5 – Wednesday November 14 at Vancouver, BC
Game 6 – Thursday November 15 at Victoria, BC
About SUBWAY® restaurants
SUBWAY® restaurants are the world's largest submarine sandwich franchise, with more than 35,400 restaurants in 98 countries and over 2,600 restaurants in Canada. In 2011, the SUBWAY® chain surpassed McDonald's in the number of restaurant locations worldwide. Headquartered in Milford, Conn., the SUBWAY® restaurant chain was cofounded by Fred DeLuca and Dr. Peter Buck in 1965. For more information about the SUBWAY® chain, visit www.subway.ca. SUBWAY® is a registered trademark of Doctor’s Associates Inc.
For more information including how to purchase tickets please visit www.subwaysuperseries.ca.