Dal Colle didn't figure into the scoring in the final, but he finished the tournament with five points (2g, 3a) in four games. He had a team-leading 42 goals and 53 assists in the regular season before adding eight goals and 23 assists in the playoffs as Oshawa won the OHL title over Connor McDavid's Erie Otters. The Islanders drafted Dal Colle fifth overall in the 2014 Entry Draft.
Anthony Cirelli scored both goals on Sunday for Oshawa, which won its fifth Memorial Cup and first since 1990, when the team was lead by Eric Lindros. This year's game was the final ever played at Quebec's Le Colisee, one-time home of the Nordiques, which will soon be replaced by a brand-spanking-new mega arena owned by publishing giant Quebecor. Enter your own Lindros-Nords joke here.
This is the second year in a row that that Islanders have a Memorial Cup champion in their prospect pool. Last year, Griffin Reinhart captained the Edmonton Oil Kings to a 6-3 win over the Guelph Storm at London, Ontario.
Congrats to the Generals and Dal Colle, who earned a little time off before prepping for Islanders rookie camp.
What a scene here in Quebec. The last hockey game ever at Le Colisee. pic.twitter.com/DL1yTrR613— Jeff Marek (@JeffMarek) June 1, 2015
Wow what a season. Congrats boys @Oshawa_Generals #champs#proudalum— Calvin de Haan (@cal_dehaan) June 1, 2015
John Tavares (@91Tavares) June 1, 2015