Friday Highlights: Points at a premium in tight finishes


Sarnia Sting 6, Guelph Storm 7 – SO

  • Veteran winger Braeden Bowman had two goals, three assists and the shootout game winner; he netted his 30th of the season
  • Max Namestnikov had his 34th and 35th goals of the season in the win, scoring them against his former club
  • Boston Bruins prospect Matthew Poitras had another three-assist showing, giving him 72 on the season, the third-highest total in Storm history
  • Columbus Blue Jackets pick Luca Del Bel Belluz led Sarnia offensively with a goal and two assists
  • The Sting outshot the Storm 34-28 as Guelph netminder Brayden Gillespie made 28 saves in the winning effort
  • Guelph leapfrogs Owen Sound in the Western Conference standings, climbing into sixth place
  • The Sting are undefeated in regulation over a span of 14 games

Game Centre | Storm Post-Game


Saginaw Spirit 4, Kitchener Rangers 3 – OT

  • Spirit captain Mitchell Smith scored the overtime winner for Friday’s Play of the Night
  • Michael Misa scored for the first time since returning to the Spirit lineup, his 22nd of the season and first since Feb. 1st
  • Dallas Stars prospect Francesco Arcuri netted his club-leading 46th goal for Kitchener
  • Rangers forward Justin Bottineau scored his first career OHL goal
  • Andrew Oke was outstanding between the pipes, making 42 saves in the winning effort

Game Centre | Spirit Post-Game | Rangers Post-Game


Erie Otters 3, Mississauga Steelheads 4 – OT

  • Kasper Larsen tied the score at three midway through the third before Adam Zidlicky scored the deciding goal 2:45 into overtime
  • Larsen finished the game with a goal and two helpers while Steelheads forward Quinn Binnie scored his first OHL goal
  • 2023 NHL Draft prospect Carey Terrance scored goals 29 and 30 on the season for Erie
  • Otters rookie Malcolm Spence finished the night with a goal and two assists, netting his 15th of the season shorthanded
  • Alessio Beglieri stopped 31 of 34 for the win as the Trout pull within two points of fourth place in the Eastern Conference

Game Centre | Steelheads Post-Game | Otters Post-Game


Owen Sound Attack 4, Barrie Colts 5 – OT

  • San Jose Sharks prospect Ethan Cardwell’s 40th goal of the season was the OT winner
  • Evan Vierling tallied three primary assists, giving him 89 points (34-55–89) on the season
  • LA Kings prospect Brandt Clarke extended his point streak to 14 games with two assists
  • Minnesota Wild prospect Servac Petrovsky had a goal and two helpers for the Attack
  • Barrie outshot Owen Sound 33-27, extending their point streak to six games

Game CentreAttack Post-Game


Hamilton Bulldogs 1, Flint Firebirds 3

  • Chicago Blackhawks prospect Gavin Hayes scored goals 37 and 38 on the season to earn first star recognition
  • Detroit Red Wings pick Amadeus Lombardi picked up a pair of assists
  • Flint outshot Hamilton 43-24 as Tristan Malboeuf stopped 40 in the Bulldogs crease
  • Nathan Day turned aside 23 of 24 to improve to 16-10-0-0
  • Flint remains within four points of fourth place Saginaw in the Western Conference, sporting a 33-27-4-1 record

Game Centre | Firebirds Post-Game | Bulldogs Post-Game


Ottawa 67’s 4, Oshawa Generals 3

  • The 67’s held on to defeat the Generals, earning their third regular season title in the past four seasons
  • Ottawa rookie Cooper Foster picked up a goal and an assist
  • Logan Morrison extended his point streak to double-digits, scoring his 38th goal of the season
  • Jack Beck and Brad Gardiner each tallied a pair of assists
  • The Generals remained without Calum Ritchie, dropping their eighth straight contest
  • The 48-12-3-2 67’s will finish as the lone OHL team above the 100-point threshold this season

Game Centre | 67’s Post-Game


Kingston Frontenacs 3, London Knights 6

  • London fell behind 2-0 before striking for six consecutive goals
  • Seattle Kraken prospect Ryan Winterton scored his first career OHL hat trick while adding an assist
  • Montreal Canadiens prospect Logan Mailloux was also productive, with a goal and two assists; his 24 goals are the most by an OHL defenceman
  • London outshot Kingston 43-24 as Mason Vaccari stopped 37 for the Fronts while Brett Brochu picked up the win with 21 saves
  • The Frontenacs have lost three straight and trail eighth place Oshawa by one point in the Eastern Conference

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Peterborough Petes 2, Sudbury Wolves 3

  • Landon McCallum stayed hot, scoring his 15th of the season early in the third to stand as the game winner
  • Seattle Kraken prospect David Goyette picked up a goal and an assist, reaching 39 goals on the season
  • Peterborough’s Avery Hayes scored his 42nd goal of the season and added an assist, giving him 200 career OHL points
  • Kevyn Brassard stopped 32 of 34 shots in the win
  • Sudbury won a second straight and can now finish no lower than seventh place in the Eastern Conference

Game Centre | Wolves Post-Game | Petes Post-Game


Windsor Spitfires 3, Soo Greyhounds 0

  • Joey Costanzo made 33 saves to collect his first career OHL shutout, improving to 24-6-0-2 on the season
  • OHL goal-scoring leader Matthew Maggio netted his 51st of the season while adding an assist
  • Boston Bruins prospect Brett Harrison scored his 33rd while Shane Wright netted goal #13
  • Sault Ste. Marie’s Charlie Schenkel made 31 saves in the loss
  • Windsor’s fourth straight win improves the Spits to 42-16-4-2
  • The Greyhounds have lost five straight, falling to 18-32-9-6

Game Centre | Spitfires Post-Game | Greyhounds Post-Game


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