Sept. 23/18 – PBO (7) – OTT (3)
The Peterborough Petes are the first team out of the gate with a 2-0-0-0 record after defeating the Ottawa 67’s 7-3 in the nation’s capital. The Petes put home four shorthanded goals with hat-trick scorer Chris Paquette (2, 3, 4) netting a pair. Hunter Jones stopped 37 of 40 shots that came his way as the Petes won despite being outshot 40-25 while holding Ottawa to a 1-for-8 mark on the man advantage. Liam Kirk (1) and Cameron Butler (1) both scored OHL firsts while Nick Isaacson (3) also found the back of the net. Ottawa goals came from Austen Keating (2) and Matthew Maggio, who picked up his first in the OHL. The 67’s wrap up OHL Opening Week with a 1-1-0-0 record.