Ontario Hockey League Playoffs
Western Conference Semifinal
Saginaw Spirit 7 Sault Ste Marie Greyhounds 5
( The Spirit lead the best of 7; 3-0 )
Eastern Conference Semifinals
Ottawa 67's 8 Sudbury Wolves 5
( The 67's lead the best of 7; 3-0 )
Oshawa Generals 4 Niagara IceDogs 1
( The IceDogs lead the best of 7; 2-1 )
Spirit 7 Greyhounds 5
Cole Perfetti scored the game winner for the Spirit on a power play with just over 6 minutes to play as Saginaw has grabbed a commanding 3-0 series lead.
The Greyhounds led 3-0 after 10 minutes of play but the Spirit rallied to tie the game and won it when Sault Ste Marie was fingered for too many men on the ice.
Cole Coskey, DJ Busdeker, Bode Wilde, Brady Gilmour, Sault native Camaryn Baber and Owen Tippett also scored in the win.
Saginaw scored 7 times on 26 shots and are one win away from their first ever appearance in the Western Conference Championship Series.
Joe Carroll returned from injury to score twice for the Greyhounds while Morgan Frost, Barrett Hayton and Jaromir Pytlik staked the Soo to their early lead
Game 4 is Thursday night in Sault Ste. Marie
67's 8 Wolves 5
Overage Kyle Maksimovich scored twice for the 67's while Jack Quinn, Tye Felhaber, Lucas Chiodo, Lucas Peric, and Sasha Chmelevski also scored for Ottawa who put up 8 goals for the 2nd time in the series
Hudson Wilson had 3 assists as the 67's took a commanding 3-0 series lead.
Shane Bulitka, Owen Gilhula, Macauley Carson, Adam Ruzicka and Jack Thompson scored for the Wolves who will try and avoid the sweep in Game 4 on Thursday night in Sudbury
Generals 4 IceDogs 1
Serron Noel scored twice for the Generals who cut Niagara's series lead to 2-1.
Kyle Bollers and Noel scored 7 seconds apart early in the 3rd period as Oshawa broke a 1-1 tie
Brett Neumann had the other goal in the victory.
Jason Robertson, the OHL's leading point getter, had the lone goal for Niagara.
Game 4 of the series goes Thursday night in Oshawa.
Western Conference Semifinal
London Knights at Guelph Storm
( London leads the best of 7; 3-0 )
PJHL Playoffs- Schmalz Cup Semifinal
Grimsby Peach Kings 4 Exeter Hawks 1
Maxime Pleau scored twice for Grimsby who scored 4 times in the 3rd period
Nick Sammons had the goal for Exeter who led 1-0 going to the 3rd period
The best of 7 is tied 2-2
Exeter - Nick Sammons (Nolan Koetsier) 17:34
Grimsby Peach Kings - Jacob Balca (Maxime Pleau) 10:37
Grimsby Peach Kings - Maxime Pleau (Tyler Bush, Matt Schouppe) 14:57
Grimsby Peach Kings - Jaleel Adams (Brady Cranwell) 17:19
Grimsby Peach Kings - Maxime Pleau (empty net) (unassisted) 19:02
Fri Apr 12th, Exeter Hawks at Grimsby Peach Kings 8:00 pm
Sat Apr 13th, Grimsby Peach Kings at Exeter Hawks 8:00 pm
The Alliston Hornets will try and avoid elimination tonight when they host the Napanee Raiders in Game 4 of their series
The Raiders lead the best of 7; 3-0
The 39th Annual Georgian Triangle Anglers Association Spring Trout Derby runs April 19th – May 4th.
Tickets are $20 a person, or $30 for family.
See the Georgian Triangle Anglers Association Facebook page for details.
Ticket and weigh stations include:
Rick's Happy Hooka & GT Outdoors in Collingwood.
Giles Sails and Marine Thornbury,
U Catchum Charter Meaford,
Lures and Lines Wiarton,
Sturgeon Point Marina Wasaga Beach
& Watson's Tackle House Owen Sound