The Owen Sound Attack Can Put Pucks On Net
In back-to-back games on Saturday and Sunday, the Attack blasted a total of 112 pucks at opposition goalies. They 56 shots on goal in each game. Owen Sound beat Kitchener 5-3, but then despite the barrage lost to Peterborough on Sunday as Scott Smith made 54 saves for the Petes.
The Sudbury Wolves Are Still Winning
Sudbury finished last in the OHL two years ago and second-to-last in 2016-17, but they are in first place in their division so far. Former Knight C.J. Yakimowicz is leading the way with eight points in six games as a Wolf.
Things Come In Pairs For Alex Debrincat
The Erie Otter sniper has scored 51 goals in each of his first two seasons in the OHL and is on pace for even more this year. After spending some time with the Blackhawks at training camp, Debrincat has climbed into second place in the OHL goal scoring race with eight in six games. The Farmington Hills, Michigan native has scored all of his goals in pairs so far with two-goal games against Niagara, Flint, Sarnia and London.
Greg Meireles Is On An Early Tear
Meireles elected to stay closer to home in Ottawa as a 16-year old. He played for the Ottawa Jr. Senators of the CCHL and saw spot duty with the Rangers, although Meireles put up five points in seven games. As a full-time OHLer he’s on an even more explosive pace than that, leading all OHL rookies with four goals and 15 points in just nine games. Meireles and the Rangers visit the London Knights on Thursday.
The Erie Otters are a perfect 5-0 on home ice this season. Hamilton is 3-0. Sarnia, Kitchener and London have yet to lose in regulation at home. The Ottawa 67s are a different story. They have played five home games so far and have gone 0-5. Ottawa is 3-1-1 on the road.