OHL Roundup: Final week of regular season underwayWednesday, March 13, 2013 by: Brad Coccimiglio
The final week of the Ontario Hockey League regular season is underway with playoff seeding still to be determined.
On Monday night in Kingston, Malcolm Subban made 39 saves as the Belleville Bulls beat the Kingston Frontenacs 4-2. Joseph Cramarossa scored a goal and an assist in the win for the Bulls. Alan Quine, Tyler Graovac and Brady Austin also scored for the Bulls. Sam Schutt and Sam Bennett scored for the Frontenacs in the loss.
In Ottawa on Tuesday night, Matej Machovsky needed to make just 10 saves as the Brampton Battalion blanked the Ottawa 67's 3-0. Mathew Santos had a goal and an assist for Brampton. Zach Bell and Brandon Robinson also scored in the win. Ottawa goaltender Clint Windsor stopped 52 shots in the loss.
Also on Tuesday night, in Peterborough Greg Betzold had the shootout winner as the Peterborough Petes beat the Mississauga Steelheads. In the process, the Petes pulled into a tie for eighth in the Eastern Conference with the Kingston Frontenacs. Peter Ceresnak and Brett Findlay scored for the Petes in the win. Brett Foy had both goals for Mississauga.
On Wednesday, the Belleville Bulls clinched the East Division title thanks to a 5-2 win on home ice against the Oshawa Generals. Malcolm Subban stopped 39 shots in the win for the Bulls. Brendan Gaunce scored three times in the win. Daniil Zharkov and Alan Quine added a goal and an assist each in the win. Scott Laughton and Boone Jenner scored for Oshawa in the loss.
In Sault Ste. Marie, Mitchell Heard had three goals and an assist to lead the Plymouth Whalers to an 8-0 win over the Soo Greyhounds. Garrett Meurs and Vincent Trocheck added a goal and two assists each in the win. Matthew Mistele scored a pair of goals while Cody Payne also scored for Plymouth. Matt Mahalak stopped 29 shots for the shutout. Matt Murray stopped 37 shots for the Greyhounds in the loss.
In Erie, Anthony Stolarz stopped 29 shots as the London Knights beat the Erie Otters 3-1. Josh Anderson set up a pair of goals in the win for the Knights. Miles Liberati, Owen MacDonald and Bo Horvat scored for the Knights. Connor Crisp scored the lone goal for Erie.
In Guelph, John Gibson stopped 37 shots as the Kitchener Rangers beat the Guelph Storm 3-2. Derek Schoenmakers scored a pair of goals in the win. Radek Faksa also scored for the Rangers. Frank Corrado assisted on a pair of goals in the win. Andrey Pedan and Scott Kosmachuk scored for Guelph in the loss.