Both of Saturday's games had the same 8-2 scorelines as Ottawa and Sault Ste. Marie took 2-0 series leads, but that's where the similarities ended. On with the post-game questions:
Ottawa 8 Niagara 2 (67's lead 2-0, IceDogs host Game 3 on Monday) — How much are the 67's braced for a different Niagara team on Monday? Following the matinee mauling at TD Place, 67's coach Jeff Brown was quick to seize on the fact the 'Dogs ended up with 24-20 edge on the shot counter. His team, which had seven goal scorers after having six in the opener (Dante Salituro had a double again, while defendder Nevin Guy had five points), has scarcely missed a scoring chance so far. But they are shifting to St. Catharines, where the IceDogs are 16-1-2-0 since the calendar flipped to 2015.
"I don't want to take anything away from our guys, they scored some nice goals, but at the same time [Niagara] outshot us today," Brown said. "This series is a long way from being over. We've got to learnRead More »from Ottawa 67's leave Niagara IceDogs heading home in 2-0 hole: OHL post-game questions