Three Stars: October 5, 2018
1ST STAR: NATE SCHNARR (GUELPH STORM):
Nate Schnarr‘s one-timer with two seconds left in regulation put the Guelph Storm over the visiting Sarnia Sting 6-5. Schnarr’s second of the night came on a beautiful setup by defenceman Ryan Merkley, giving Schnarr a four-point total in the win. The Arizona Coyotes prospect also added two assists to go with his two quick releases as the Storm won a last second thriller at the Sleeman Centre. Schnarr’s big night pulls him to within a point of the OHL scoring lead. He has points in all six of his outings this season, resulting in 11 points (4-7–11).
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2ND STAR: NOLAN HUTCHESON (SUDBURY WOLVES):
Sophomore forward Nolan Hutcheson recorded a career-high four points as the Sudbury Wolves defeated the Erie Otters 4-1 on the road. Hutcheson’s line alongside other big forwards in Anthony Tabak and Blake McConville clicked on Friday, helping the Wolves improve to 5-2 to start the season. Hutcheson was in on all four Sudbury goals with two goals and two assists, giving him five points (3-2–5) in as many games this season. The Kingston, Ont. native was Sudbury’s fourth round pick in the 2016 OHL Priority Selection.
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3RD STAR: THOMAS HARLEY (MISSISSAUGA STEELHEADS):
Second-year blueliner Thomas Harley earns third star honours, setting up teammate Cole Carter for the overtime winner in a 5-4 home ice triumph over the Niagara IceDogs. Harley had a goal and two assists in Mississauga’s fourth straight win, giving the Steelheads a 4-1-1-0 record to begin the season. A native of Syracuse, NY, Harley was Mississauga’s first round pick in the 2017 OHL Priority Selection from the Vaughan Kings Minor Midgets. He’s eligible for the 2019 NHL Draft.