Sept. 30/17 – MISS (4) – OS (6)
The Owen Sound Attack stayed one step ahead of the Mississauga Steelheads the entire game as Matthew Struthers (1, 2) had two goals and an assist in a 6-4 home ice win. Attack defenceman Sean Durzi finished the night with three assists while Maksim Sushko (1), Alan Lyszczarczyk (1), Markus Phillips (1) and Jonah Gadjovich (3) provided other goals. Down 5-2 midway through the third, the Trout cut the Owen Sound lead down to one before coming up short in their comeback bid. Keean Washkurak (1), Shaw Boomhower (2), Cole Schwindt (1) and Trent Fox (1) all scored for the Steelheads who fall to 0-4-0-0 out of the gate. Vegas Golden Knights prospect Nicolas Hague had a pair of assists in the loss.