OHL Roundup: Gerrior, 67's top Frontenacs 5-2 to claim East Division crown

OTTAWA — Will Gerrior led the way with two goals as the Ottawa 67's clinched the East Division with a 5-2 victory over the Kingston Frontenacs on Wednesday.

It's the third time in the last four seasons the 67's have won the division.

Jack Beck, with a goal and two assists, Chris Barlas and Pavel Mintyukov provided the rest of the offence for Ottawa (42-11-3-2). Collin MacKenzie turned away 16 shots.

Paul Hughes and Owen Outwater replied for Kingston (24-30-1-2), which has lost eight in a row.

Ivan Zhigalov stopped 33-of-38 shots in a losing effort.



SAULT STE. MARIE, ONT. — Christian Kyrou scored the shootout winner to lift the Sarnia Sting to a 4-3 win over the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds.

Marcus Limpar-Lantz, Sandis Vilmanis and Nolan Dillingham scored in regulation for Sarnia (32-17-5-3). Nicholas Surzycia made 17 saves.

Kalvyn Watson, Jordan D'Intino and Mark Duarte answered for Soo (17-26-9-6). Charlie Schenkel stopped 28 shots.



MISSISSAUGA, ONT. — Michael Buchinger capped his two-goal effort by scoring 55 seconds into overtime as the Guelph Storm edged the Mississauga Steelheads 2-1.

Brayden Gillespie made 40 saves for Guelph (29-24-4-1), which won its fifth in a row.

Zander Veccia replied for Mississauga (28-23-6) a little over a minute into the third period. Alessio Beglieri stopped 18 shots..



OSHAWA, ONT. — Francesco Arcuri and Danny Zhilkin each scored twice as the Kitchener Rangers defeated the Oshawa Generals 6-4.

Cameron Mercer and Francesco Pinelli added the others for Kitchener (26-26-4). Marco Costantini made 33 saves.

Cameron Butler, with two goals, Stuart Rolofs and Beckett Sennecke scored for Oshawa (24-27-1-5). Carter Bickle stopped 32-of-37 shots.

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This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 1, 2023.

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