Former OHL leading goal scorer, Tyler Graovac suited up for his first time after being sidelined with a lower body injury for the last 6 games. The Ottawa 67’s also receive more relief with Mike Vlajkov returning from injury. However, it wasn’t either of those two that stole the spotlight.
November 30, 2012
November 26, 2012
Ten years ago marked the last time an Ottawa 67 was selected to play for Team Canada at the World Junior Under-20 Hockey Championships, and while CHL fans get prepared for the 2013 edition of this tournament, it’s only fitting that the 67’s would acquire the namesake of their last Canadian representative on the world stage.
November 25, 2012
Clint Windsor was strong again in nets stopping a total of 50 shots in the Ottawa 67’s 3-0 loss to the Belleville Bulls on Sunday afternoon. Already without the likes of Tyler Graovac, Sean Monahan, Brett Gustavsen and Daniel Walsh, Michal Vlajkov was also out today with a lower body injury that he sustained in Saturday night’s game against Guelph.
November 24, 2012
Scott Kosmachuk scored 3 goals and added 1 assist in a 7-5 Guelph Storm victory over the Ottawa 67’s on Saturday night.
November 23, 2012
Clint Windsor turns aside 37 shots, but it wasn’t enough asthe Ottawa 67’s fell 4-2 to the Oshawa Generals Friday night.
The 67’s knew they were in for a tough game against theunder achieving Generals. Not only didTyler Graovac miss his fourth game with a lower body injury, but also remove BrettGustavsen (injury) and Sean Monahan (suspension) from the lineup. Due to the depleted roster, the 67’s dressedfive 16-year olds for this game.
Opening the scoring was Dante Salituro with an early powerplaygoal for the 67’s. The goal beat DanielAltshuller right in the slot after perfect crisp passes from Cody Ceci and RyanVan Stralen showing exactly why the 67’s have the league’s top powerplay with a35% success rate.
The Gens would get on the board four minutes later. BooneJenner was awarded with a strange goal that rolled of the stick of 67’s rookie KevinGroulx and in past Windsor. Just fifteenseconds later, the Gens would take the lead for good. Scott Laughton scored his 4th ofthe season off a great rush using his speed get past the Ottawa defender.
Late in the second, Jenner would pick up second goal of thegame. His hard point shot rang off thepost and into the net to give the Gens a two goal cushion.
Cody Ceci responded early in the third with a bullet shotfrom the point just six seconds into the man advantage. The 67’s continued to press, but came upshort. Tyler Biggs rounded out thescoring with an empty net in the final seconds of the game.
The 67’s drop the first of nine road games and look toregroup vs the Guelph Storm tomorrow night.
The Ottawa 67’s are about to embark on a nine-game road trip that could be a yardstick for the rest of the year in determining whether they’re a fringe playoff team or not, and they’ll have to do so without their co-captain and leading point-getter Sean Monahan.
November 21, 2012
On the strength of a five-point night from Steven Janes, the Ottawa 67’s were able to put an end to their eight-game losing skid, defeating the Kingston Frontenacs 5-3 on Tuesday night.
November 18, 2012
The Ottawa 67’s put in a hard-fought effort against the Plymouth Whalers on Sunday, but for the second time in as many days, the Barberpoles were hampered by penalties, dropping their seventh straight decision 3-2.
November 17, 2012
Despite being heavily outshot and missing their top goal-scorer, the Ottawa 67’s managed to hold their own for most of the afternoon. In the third period, however, the Niagara Ice Dogs’ attack was too much to handle, as they pulled away en route to their second 4-2 road win at Scotiabank Place this year.
November 15, 2012
Nick Ritchie scored a hat trick to lead the Peterborough Petes to a 5-2 victory over the Ottawa 67’s Thursday night. The win breaks Peterborough’s eight game losing streak and increases Ottawa’s to five games.
November 14, 2012
Newly acquired 67’s netminder Clint Windsor did his best to get a win in his first start with his new squad, but it was his previous team, the Mississauga Steelheads, who would walk away with a 5-4 win over the 67’s who have dropped four in a row.
November 12, 2012
It appears as though Jake Cardwell’s trade request set the wheels in motion for Chris Byrne to start changing the face of his squad, with the 67’s completing three trades on a busy Monday.
November 11, 2012
The Belleville Bulls were able to get to Keegan Wilson and the Ottawa 67’s quickly on Sunday afternoon, shelling Ottawa’s starting goaltender for three goals on the first 11 shots. The 3-0 lead that they took into the second period was barely enough to last them the rest of the night as Ottawa clawed back, only to fall 3-2 to the Bulls.
November 10, 2012
David Perklin wasn’t able to register a point in his 31-game OHL debut with the Ottawa 67’s in 2011-2012, but he was able to stick it to his former team, scoring his second goal of the year in the third period as his Saginaw Spirit beat up on the 67’s 8-3 on Friday night in a battle of the two conferences’ ninth-place teams.
November 09, 2012
While the 67’s prepare to take on the Saginaw Spirit tonight to start a two-game weekend, three of Ottawa’s star players are representing their province and league in the Subway Super Series, taking on the Russian Selects for part of a six-game Canada-Russia Junior series.
November 07, 2012
Despite another two-goal performance from Tyler Graovac, the Kingston Frontenacs young attack was too much for the Barberpoles to handle, as they chased Keegan Wilson from the net for the second time in a ten day span en route to a 7-4 win on Tuesday night.
November 03, 2012
Sean Monahan had two goals and an assist to pull into a three-way tie for third in league scoring while finally pull himself out of a minus +/- rating, helping lead the 67’s to a 4-3 shootout win on Saturday night in Sudbury. After Sudbury came back from a two-goal deficit in the third period, Taylor Fielding had the shootout winner.
November 02, 2012
Soo Greyhounds defenseman Matt Fuller scored his second goal of the season after catching Keegan Wilson well out of position in the net. Fuller made no mistake but to bury the puck to give the Greyhounds an early 1-0 lead.