Sunday Highlights: Wolves, Attack move up standings on final day of regular season
Sudbury Wolves 5, Soo Greyhounds 2
- 2023 NHL Draft Prospect Quentin Musty scored twice and added an assist; he was named first star in the victory.
- Seattle Kraken prospect David Goyette picked up three primary assists, finishing the season with 92 points (41-51–92).
- With the victory the Wolves climbed to the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference and a first round series with the Peterborough Petes.
- The game was the final in the OHL careers of Sault Ste. Marie’s Mark Duarte, Kalvyn Watson and Ryan Thompson.
Game Centre | Greyhounds Post-Game
Owen Sound Attack 6, Saginaw Spirit 4
- Landen Hookey scored the game-winner with under five minutes remaining in the game; he was named first star in the win.
- Recording one assist in the loss, Michael Misa secured top-scoring honours amongst OHL rookies in 2022-23 with 56 points in 45 games.
- With the win and a Kitchener regulation loss to London, the Attack have secured the seventh seed in the Western Conference and a first round series with the London Knights.
- Kaleb Lawrence returned to the Attack lineup from injury while Madden Steen and Colby Barlow both took warmup but did not play.
Game Centre | Attack Post-Game | Spirit Post-Game
Sarnia Sting 10, Niagara IceDogs 4
- Scoring twice, Sasha Pastujov became the third Sarnia skater to record forty goals on the season, it’s the first time in sting history three players have recorded 40+ goals.
- The game was the second time the Sting have hit double-digits in the goal category this season, the Sting defeated the Greyhounds 12-1 back on February third.
- Niagara outshot the Sting 39-38 – it’s the first time the IceDogs have outshot an opponent since December 9th against Kitchener, a stretch of 41 games. It’s the fifth time in the 2022-23 season Niagara has outshot their opponent.
- The game was the final in the OHL careers of Niagara’s Gerard Keane, Nathan Ribau and David Jesus.
Game Centre | IceDogs Post-Game
Mississauga Steelheads 2, North Bay Battalion 5
- Charlie Robertson recorded 40+ saves for the first time in his OHL career, setting a new career-high with 44 stops Sunday afternoon.
- The victory was the 11th consecutive for North Bay.
- Brayden Hislop, Paul Christopoulos, Liam Arnsby, Josh Bloom, McDonald, Matvey Petrov and Dom DiVincentiis all missed the game for North Bay.
- With the loss, the Steelheads remained the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference and secured a first round series with the Battalion.
Game Centre | Steelheads Post-Game | Battalion Post-Game
Kitchener Rangers 1, London Knights 5
- Easton Cowan opened the scoring early in the first, his 20th goal of the season.
- Cowan became the sixth Knights skater to record 20 goals this season, the Knights won the Midwest Division without a 30 goal scorer, the first team since the 2015-16 Sarnia Sting to win their division without a player recording 30 goals.
- Scoring midway through the second period, Montreal Canadiens prospect Logan Mailloux recorded his 25th of the season, the most amongst defencemen in the OHL in 2022-23.
- Brett Brochu earned the win, wrapping up his OHL regular season career at 89-34-4-0, the second-most wins by a goaltender in Knights franchise history.
- With the loss and an Owen Sound victory in Saginaw the Rangers fell to the eighth seed in the Western Conference and a first round series with the Windsor Spitfires.
Game Centre | Rangers Post-Game
Kingston Frontenacs 10, Oshawa Generals 2
- Ethan Miedema burned the Generals for the second time in a week, following up his four goal performance from Wednesday with two goals and two assists.
- Ten goals set a new season-high for the Frontenacs, the previous high was seven set also against the Generals on December 27th.
- Eight different Frontenacs found the scoresheet, with fourteen different players recording a point.
- Scoring twice, Beckett Sennecke became one of just six OHL rookies to score 20 goals this season.
- With 6,065 on hand at the Tribute Communities Centre it was the largest crowd for a Generals home game since 2015.
- The game was the final in the OHL careers of Kingston’s Alec Belanger, Ian Lemieux and Ben Roger.