SAGINAW 5, FLINT 3
– Buffalo Sabres prospect Josh Bloom scored the game winner and finished with two points to help the Spirit to a 5-3 defeat of the rival Firebirds.
– Dalton Duhart contributed three assists in the win.
– First round 2021 pick Luke McNamara scored his first OHL goal and rounded out the night with two points.
– Evan Klein and Matyas Sapovaliv also lit the lamp for their first OHL goals.
– Firebirds rookie Coulson Pitre opened the scoring with back-to-back goals. New York Rangers prospect Brennan Othmann earned secondary assists on both goals.
– The Firebirds outshot the Spirit 36-31 as New York Islanders prospect Tristan Lennox made 33 saves for the win.
Smooth moves from Calem Mangone earn #BestOfOHL honours 🏒
— OntarioHockeyLeague (@OHLHockey) October 21, 2021
SAULT STE. MARIE 4, SUDBURY 3 OT
– Calgary Flames prospect Rory Kerins finished with four points, including an assist on Tye Kartye’s overtime winner as the Greyhounds edged the Wolves 4-3 at home.
– Captain Ryan O’Rourke, a Minnesota Wild prospect, finished the night with three assists.
– St. Louis Blues draft pick Tanner Dickinson earned two assists in the win. Kartye also picked up an assist.
– First overall 2021 pick Quentin Musty and Tampa Bay Lightning prospect Jack Thompson collected two assists as the Wolves fell short.
– Thompson continues to lead the OHL in scoring, recording 13 points (3-10–13) through seven games.
– Sudbury netminder Mitchell Weeks had an impressive night and recorded 47 saves on 51 shots opposite Sault Ste. Marie’s Samuel Ivanov, who stopped 25 of 28 shots.
🚨HOUNDS WIN 🚨
KARTYE IN OT
— Soo Greyhounds (@OHLHoundPower) October 21, 2021