The NHL’s Top Feeders: London Knights

May 28th, 2010 by Joel Dundas Leave a reply »
The NHL is the highest level of hockey that exists in the world.

The best of the best come from far and wide to play in the big league, but a lot of the best come from a little closer to home. The Canadian Hockey League has provided the NHL with the best players to ever play the game, and they continue pump more talent into the league every year.

The Ontario Hockey League specifically have been particularly successful at sending the big names to the big show, and our focus this week is with one of the greatest junior teams in the game today.

The London Knights.

The Knights have a very rich history that dates back to its conception in the early 1960's. The Knights originally called the Nationals were a farm team for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

When the NHL sponsorship ended the Nationals, they became the Knights, but little success in the 70's and early 80's led to small crowds and the eventual sale of the team.

The club seemed to turn things around from their, finishing near the tops of their division in several consecutive years.

The Knights success really started to come in the Hunter years. Bui ...

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