Wednesday Highlights: Maggio becomes first to reach 50-goal mark


Saginaw Spirit 5, Windsor Spitfires 6 – OT

  • Matthew Maggio became the eighth player in Spitfires history to reach the 50-goal mark, the first since 2001 (Steve Ott); his 50th came against fellow NY Islanders prospect Tristan Lennox.
  • Saginaw overage blueliner Mitchell Smith recorded his first career OHL hat trick in the loss.
  • Jacob Maillet was the overtime hero, scoring the game-winner 52 seconds into the extra frame to cap off a three-point night.
  • Shane Wright racked up a pair of assists in the winning effort.
  • The Spitfires become the first OHL team to eclipse the 300-goal mark.
  • Rookies Michael Misa, Zayne Parekh and Lincoln Moore were all back in the Spirit lineup while Brett Harrison returned for Windsor.

Game Centre | Spitfires Post-GameSpirit Post-Game


Oshawa Generals 3, Ottawa 67’s 8

  • Will Gerrior recorded his first  career OHL hat trick; Gerrior has seven goals in his past seven games.
  • Logan Morrison returned from a six-game absence to the 67’s lineup, recording three assists in the victory.
  • Pavel Mintyukov also recorded three assists for the 67’s, extending his point streak to a career-high nine games.
  • Stuart Rolofs opened the scoring for Oshawa in his 150th career OHL game.
  • The loss was Oshawa’s seventh consecutive, still clinging on to the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference over Kingston by one point.
  • With the win the Ottawa 67’s can clinch the Hamilton Spectator trophy with a Peterborough win tomorrow night in North Bay.

Game Centre | 67’s Post-Game | Generals Post-Game


Niagara IceDogs 3, Erie Otters 2

  • Owen Flores stole the show on Wednesday night, stopping 48 of 50 shots in the winning effort.
  • Zak Lavoie notched his 25th and 26 goals, including the go-ahead goal with 58 seconds left in regulation.
  • Declan Waddick scored in his second consecutive game, tallying his 26th of the season to open the third period.
  • Bruce McDonald had a goal and an assist in the loss for Erie.
  • The Niagara win ends a 10-game losing streak while Erie has now lost their last five.

Game Centre | IceDogs Post-Game | Otters Post-Game


London Knights 4, Guelph Storm 7

  • Guelph climbed out to a 4-0 lead before London battled back to tie; Max Namestnikov’s second of the night was the third period game winner.
  • Namestnikov and St. Louis Blues prospect Michael Buchinger each collected a pair of goals.
  • Boston Bruins prospect Matthew Poitras’ four-point night improved his regular season totals to 84 points in 58 games.
  • Storm captain Cooper Walker notched a goal and three assists, his most productive night of the season thus far.
  • Draft eligible blueliner Oliver Bonk collected three primary assists for London.
  • Guelph outshot London 35-27, going 3-for-6 on the power play.
  • The Storm snap a three-game slide, remaining in a sixth-place tie with Owen Sound in the Western Conference.
  • Guelph went 3-2-1-0 against London in the season series.

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Barrie Colts 5, Mississauga Steelheads 6 – SO

  • The Steelheads booked their ticket to the OHL Playoffs with the 6-5 victory as rookie defender Parker Von Richter scored the shootout winner.
  • James Hardie recorded a goal and an assist to became the Steelheads’ all-time leader in points in a single season with 79.
  • Rookie netminder Ryerson Leenders made 39 saves in the winning effort.
  • Colts captain Brandt Clarke had four points (2-2–4) and 10 shots on goal, tying the score with 4:21 remaining to force overtime.
  • Barrie outshot Mississauga 44-30 but saw their four-game winning streak snapped.

Game Centre | Steelheads Post-Game


Flint Firebirds 3, Owen Sound Attack 4

  • Montreal Canadiens prospect Cedrick Guindon had a goal and an assist, scoring the eventual game-winning goal late in the third.
  • Carter George continued his impressive rookie season, making 34 saves to improve his record to 7-3.
  • Deni Goure and Sam Sedley also had a goal and an assist for Owen Sound.
  • Tristan Bertucci and Amadeus Lombardi each had a goal and an assist for the Firebirds, who saw their seven-game winning streak snapped.
  • The win pulls Owen Sound to within two points of fifth place Flint in the Western Conference.

Game Centre | Attack Post-GameFirebirds Post-Game


Hamilton Bulldogs 0, Sarnia Sting 6

  • Ben Gaudreau stopped all 21 shots he faced to collect his first shutout of the season.
  • Christian Kyrou continued his strong play, putting up a three-point performance and extending his point streak to seven games.
  • Nolan Burke’s multi-goal night moves him one-goal shy of 50 on the season.
  • Sarnia outshot Hamilton 36-21, skating to an eighth straight win and their 13th consecutive game recording a point.
  • The Bulldogs saw a four-game winning streak snapped.

Game Centre | Sting Post-Game | Bulldogs Post-Game


Soo Greyhounds 3, Sudbury Wolves 7

  • The Sudbury became the latest team to book their ticket to the OHL Playoffs.
  • Landon McCallum led the way offensively, tallying two goals and two assists.
  • Evan Konyen scored a pair of third period goals, giving him 16 on the season.
  • Nicholas Yearwood recorded three primary assists in the win.
  • Kevyn Brassard made 32 saves for the win as the Wolves handed the Hounds their fourth straight loss.

Game Centre | Wolves Post-Game | Greyhounds Post-Game


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