Wednesday Highlights: Hayton helps Hounds in season debut
SAULT STE. MARIE 4, FLINT 1
Barrett Hayton (1) had a goal and two assists in his season debut, helping the Soo Greyhounds skate past the visiting Flint Firebirds 4-1. Hayton’s first game since being returned to the OHL by the Arizona Coyotes this past week also featured Soo goals from Cole MacKay (3), Keeghan Howdeshell (2) and Morgan Frost (2). Eric Uba’s (1) first OHL goal was the lone marker for the Firebirds who fall to 0-7 on the campaign. The Hounds outshot Flint 41-22, improving to 4-3-1-0.
OTTAWA 4, KINGSTON 1
Another three-point night from Tye Felhaber (8) pushed him to within one point of the OHL scoring lead as the Ottawa 67’s defeated visiting Kingston 4-1. Marco Rossi (4) scored in a third straight game and was a force in the faceoff circle while Sasha Chmelevski (1) and Graeme Clarke (3) also lit the lamp. League goal-scoring leader Jason Robertson (9) scored shorthanded for Kingston. Ottawa outshot Kingston 28-22, improving to 6-3 while the Frontenacs lost their fourth straight game, dropping to 2-6.