SUDBURY 6, SOO 1
Blake McConville scored a hat-trick as the Sudbury Wolves defeated their northern rival the Soo Greyhounds 6-1 on the road. Nolan Hutcheson, Phil Caron and Owen Gilhula also scored for the Wolves, with Gilhula tallying a goal and two assists on the afternoon. Sudbury scored six times on 23 shots, winning despite being outshot 29-23 as goaltender Christian Purboo turned aside 28 of 29. Sudbury wraps up the pre-season with a 2-2 record while the Hounds finished at 2-1.
OWEN SOUND 4, NORTH BAY 0
Adam McMaster scored twice and added an assist, helping the Owen Sound Attack blank his former team the North Bay Battalion 4-0. Mack Guzda stopped all 36 shots he faced as the Attack were perfect on the road, winning despite being outshot 36-19. Christian Cicigoi made 15 saves in the loss. The Attack finish the pre-season at 3-1 while North Bay went 0-4-0-1.
WINDSOR 9, SARNIA 4
Zito Pasquale had two goals and two assists while Luke Boka and Matthew Maggio also scored twice as the Windsor Spitfires scored nine times on 30 shots, defeating visiting Sarnia 9-4. Cole Purboo, Chris Playfair and Will Cuylle also scored while Grayson Ladd and Jean-Luc Foudy each recorded two assists. Owen Saye scored twice for Sarnia while Sean Josling and Jacob Perreault added singles. Windsor finishes the pre-season with a 3-1 record while Sarnia ended at 1-4.
GATINEAU 6, OTTAWA 5 – OT
The Ottawa 67’s let a 3-0 lead slip away as the host Gatineau Olympiques would rally to win 6-5 in overtime on a goal from Charles-Antoine Roy. Yanic Crete, Felix-Antoine Tourigny and Dylan Robinson put the Barber Poles up three before Gatineau stormed back to lead 5-3. Ottawa goals from Alec Belanger and Jack Beck knotted things at five, with Beck’s equalizer coming with 13 seconds left in regulation. Roy’s winner came 2:24 into the extra frame. Manix Landry scored twice for the Olympiques while other goals came from Giordano Finoro, Emile Hegarty-Aubin and Zachary Fortin. The 67’s were outshot 41-26 as Cedrick Andree made 35 saves in defeat. Ottawa finished the pre-season with a record of 2-1-1-0.
MISSISSAUGA 7, OSHAWA 5 (IN PICKERING)
A back-and-forth high scoring game in Pickering went the way of the Mississauga Steelheads as sophomore forward William Portokalis had two goals and an assist while rookie defenceman Ole Bjorgvik-Holm also scored twice. The game was full of momentum swings as the Steelheads prevailed thanks to other goals from Nick McHugh, Aidan Prueter and Nicholas Canade. Oshawa’s Allan McShane finished with a hat-trick while Oliver Suni and Cole Resnick also scored and Ty Tullio picked up two assists. Kai Edmonds made 42 saves in the Mississauga win, helping the Steelheads finish the pre-season with a 3-1 record. Oshawa wraps things up at 2-2.