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January 28, 2015

67’s lose 5-4 to the Gens in classic barnburner fashion

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It was a big test for the home squad Ottawa 67’s as they hosted the top ranked team in the CHL, the Oshawa Generals. While the 67’s rode into the game with a 4-game winning streak, the Generals were on a streak of their own. They were 7-2-1 in their last 10 games including 5 straight wins.

January 23, 2015

Lazarev shuts out Bulls 2-0 as 67's win their 4th straight

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Leo Lazarev only needed to make 23 saves to earn his second OHL career shutout leading the 67’s to a 2-0 win over the Belleville Bulls. Alex Lintuniemi scored a goal and added an assist in the victory.

January 22, 2015

Losing & Kanata Days In the Rear-view, Van Stralen Re-embraces Winning

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For the first time since 2012, the Ottawa 67’s and Ryan Van Stralen are gearing up for their imminent berths in the playoffs.  This time, however, they aren’t in it together.

January 18, 2015

Neil Doef honoured in 5-1 victory over Petes

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The 67’s gave their fans an entertaining game Sunday afternoon at TD Place, taking a 5-1 victory over the Peterborough Petes. 

January 17, 2015

67's lose their captain, but rally to win 3-2 in the shootout

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Travis Barron was the Ottawa 67’s game hero as the lone scorer in a 5-round 3-2 shootout victory over the Peterborough Petes. Leo Lazarev made 34 saves and added 5 saves in the shootout in the winning cause.

Lazarev was sharp in the first period, stopping at 15 shots fired his way and keeping his team in the game. However, his play was overshadowed by an incident involving his teammate.

Just 3 games after a questionable slew-foot suspension on overage defenseman Mike Vlajkov, the Ottawa 67’s may see their best player, Travis Konecny, fate.

Konecny made a routine hit on Kyle Jenkins late in the first period causing Jenkins to fall along the boards. The play resulted in a match penalty for slew-footing. His match penalty comes with an automatic one game suspension and could be reviewed for further disciplinary action.

Tallying eight points in his four games prior to tonight, Konecny was back making a key impact on his team. With him out for the remainder of the game and a lengthy power play that ensued, the Petes capitalized on their opportunity drawing first blood early in the second period. Dominik Masin jumped in from the point, picked up a rebound and shot the puck past Lazarev.  

The 67’s responded just over 4 minutes later off a nice fed from Brendan Bell to Jeremiah Addison in front of the net. Unmanned, Addison snuck in and made no mistake to get the 67’s on the board and tie the game at 1.

The Petes regained their lead after Steven Lorentz was able to fight off traffic in front of the net and blast a one-timer behind Lazarev for a late 2-1 second period lead.

Shots were 27-14 in favor of Peterborough after the first 40 minutes. Lazarev had to come up with some big saves at the end of the period to keep it a 1 goal lead.

Midway through the third, Brendan Bell tied the game at 2. Bell scored top shelf on the bankhand after unintentionally fanning on the puck making it look as a fake shot. Bell was involved in all areas of the game tonight. In addition to the goal and the assist, he rounded out the Gordie Howe hatrick with a fight midway through the second period.

Neither team were able to resolve anything through the rest of the game and the extra end, so the game was sent to a shootout. Lazarev stopped all 5 shooters including leading scorer Josh MacDonald and Sabres prospect Eric Cornel. Mancina came up one save short which happened to be Travis Barron’s game winner in the 5th round snapping a 67’s two game losing streak.

The win gives Ottawa a 4 point lead on the Belleville Bulls for 4th spot in the Eastern Conference while the Bulls hold a game in hand.

A quick turnaround time and the 67’s and Petes are back at it again to wrap up their home-and-home in Ottawa at 2pm.

Game sheet here.

January 16, 2015

Konecny One-Ups Ex-Linemate Bradford In 4-2 Ottawa Win

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Friday’s game started with a friendly chat at center ice between ex-teammates Erik Bradford and Travis Konecny during pre-game warmups and ended with a coast-to-coast game-winner by Konecny.

January 11, 2015

67's fall 5-2 to Frontenacs despite nearly doubling shots

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The 67’s suffered a 5-2 home loss at the hands of the Kingston Frontenacs Sunday afternoon, but it wasn’t due to a shortage of chances.

January 09, 2015

67's defeat the Spitfires 8-4 in an unusual family reunion

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Tonight's game marked an unusual family reunion for the Brown family. While Jeff Brown took his usual spot behind the Ottawa 67's bench, he saw his son, Logan, playing against for the Windsor Spitfires on the other side of the ice.

January 06, 2015

5-1 Deficits Not To Be Broken; 67's Lose 6-3 to North Bay

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For the second night in a row, a junior team with a shaky Russian netminder starting in net couldn’t quite overcome a 5-1 deficit.

December 28, 2014

Bradford nets 2 to lift the 67's to a 5-4 OT win over Frontenacs

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Erik Bradford became the overtime hero leading the Ottawa 67’s to a 5-4 win over the Kingston Frontenacs this afternoon.

Ottawa 67's 2015 Trade Deadline Preview

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For the first time in three years, the OHL’s trade deadline is an interesting one for fans in the Nation’s Capital by way of the local squad potentially being buyers. 

December 13, 2014

December 08, 2014

Barrie Breaks Season Series Tie, Leave Ottawa With 5-3 Win

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Sophie Desrosiers and Alex Quevillon
Fans were treated to an exciting game despite the loss at TD Place Sunday afternoon as the 67’s fell 5-3 to the Barrie Colts, just the second regulation loss on home ice this season. It was the third meeting between both teams who exchanged wins at home for the first two.

December 05, 2014

67's Split Two, Stop Three-Game Slide

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They had to do it without their goalie who has been one of the league’s best on home ice, but the Ottawa 67’s managed to avoid extending their three-game losing skid on Friday.

November 30, 2014

Addison scores twice in 67's first regulation loss on home ice

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Two streaks were snapped as the 67’s fell 4-3 to the Kitchener Rangers in Ottawa Sunday afternoon. 
 
The loss was the first regulation loss of the season on home ice for the 67’s who were off to a stellar 9-0-1-0 start in the newly renovated TD Place. Meanwhile, the Rangers win ended their 3-game losing streak.