MENU

Three Stars: March 21, 2019

 

1ST STAR: MAKSIM SUSHKO (OWEN SOUND ATTACK):
Philadelphia Flyers prospect Maksim Sushko netted the overtime winner as the Owen Sound Attack took a 4-3 Game 1 victory in Sault Ste. Marie. Sushko had two goals and an assist on the night, netting the third game winner of his OHL playoff career as the Attack came out on top despite being outshot 46-39. The 20-year-old native of Brest, Belarus has played in 28 career playoff games with the Attack, reaching the Western Conference final with the club in 2017. He recorded 51 points (18-33–51) over 62 games this season. Sushko was Philadelphia’s fourth round pick in 2017.
GAME HIGHLIGHTS

2ND STAR: OWEN TIPPETT (SAGINAW SPIRIT):
Florida Panthers prospect Owen Tippett helped the Saginaw Spirit skate to their first playoff victory since 2014, netting two goals and an assist in a 6-3 win over visiting Sarnia. Tippett scored the third of three Spirit goals in a span of 2:02 to begin the second period after falling behind 2-0. He set up a Cole Perfetti’s power play game winner early in the third and hit the empty net, sealing the deal for Saginaw in Game 1. The 20-year-old Tippett has 30 points (16-14–30) over 34 career OHL playoff games. He recorded 74 points (33-41–74) over 54 games this past season. Tippett was Florida’s first round (10th overall) pick in 2017.
GAME HIGHLIGHTS

3RD STAR: CHRISTIAN PROPP (NORTH BAY BATTALION):
North Bay Battalion netminder Christian Propp matched a career high, making 50 saves as the Troops fell 2-0 in Niagara. Praised by Battalion head coach Stan Butler post-game, Propp gave his team a shot at victory as they were outshot 52-23. Propp made his sixth career playoff start after posting a 3.98 goals-against average and .893 save percentage over 51 games this season. The 19-year-old from Milton, Ont. was Barrie’s fifth round pick in 2015 from the Halton Hurricanes minor midgets.
GAME HIGHLIGHTS

 

OHL-Playoffs_728x90

More News
Storm Off-Day: Entwistle, Gordeev, Coach Burnett
4 hours ago
Storm Pre-Game: Stevenson, Roberts, Coach Burnett
4 hours ago
CHL announces 2018-19 Award Finalists
10 hours ago
OHL This Week: May 23 to 26, 2019
14 hours ago
Storm prepares for Semi-Final showdown with Rouyn-Noranda
23 hours ago
OHL coaching graduates Smith, McFarland land new NHL assignments
1 day ago