The Ontario hockey league playoffs are in full swing as round two is set to undergo in the next few days. Two game seven’s took place last night to finalize the first round match-ups and now we’re able to give you guys a full breakdown of the second round matches.
Guelph Storm (1) Vs. London Knights (4)
The Guelph Storm advanced through the first round with a 4-1 series win over the Plymouth Whalers, while the Knights advanced with a four game sweep of the Windsor Spitfires. The Guelph Storm had a fantastic year finishing first in the OHL with 108 points. The Knights also had a solid season racking up 103 points.
Sault Ste Marie Greyhounds (2) Vs. Erie Otters (3)
Both the Greyhounds and Otters survived the first round with 4-1 series wins over both the Owen Sound Attack and Sagina Spirit. The Otters boast one of the most lethal and exciting teams in the OHL with Connor McDavid in the line-up. The teams finished closely in the standings with the Otters recording more points.
Oshawa Generals (1) vs. Peterborough Petes (6)
Generals were the number one seeded team from the East and easily swept the Mississauga Steelheads in the first round. The Petes had a much harder time in the first round, coming back from an early 3-0 hole against the Kingston Frontenacs. The Generals are one of the favourited teams in this years OHL playoffs with the likes of Michael Dal Colle and Scott Laughton. The Petes are a team that shows no quit.
North Bay Battalion (2) vs. Barrie Colts (4)
New name, same team. The former Brampton Battalion squad is back up to their winning ways after a tough game 7 win to end their first series. They’ll face the always dangerous Barrie Colts in round 2 of the OHL playoffs. The Barrie Colts on the other hand had a much easier first round series against the Sudbury Wolves. The Colts beat the Wolves 4-1.
The second round of the OHL playoffs will get underway tonight when Sault Set Marie and Erie square-off. Make sure to come back to Frozen Futures for all your junior playoff news.