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SportsOHL Roundup: Guelph stomps 67's to hand Ottawa first playoff loss

05:20  07 may  2019
05:20  07 may  2019 Source:   msn.com

Storm beat the odds to meet No. 1 67's for J. Ross Robertson Cup

Storm beat the odds to meet No. 1 67's for J. Ross Robertson Cup Storm beat the odds to meet No. 1 67's for J. Ross Robertson Cup

The Ottawa 67 ' s dominant season just falls short as the Guelph Storm are your 2019 OHL Champions.

The Ottawa 67 ' s are a major junior ice hockey team based in Ottawa , Ontario, Canada, that plays in the Ontario Hockey League ( OHL ).

GUELPH, Ont. — The Guelph Storm downed Ottawa 7-2 on Monday to hand the 67's their first loss of the Ontario Hockey League playoffs.

Guelph's win, in Game 3 of their OHL final series, cut the 67's lead to 2-1 in the best-of-seven set.

Ottawa had won 14 straight post-season matchups, including four-game sweeps of their opponents over the first three rounds.

MacKenzie Entwistle, Alexey Toropchenko and Isaac Ratcliffe scored two goals apiece to lead the Storm Monday night. Nate Schnarr had the other and Nick Suzuki chipped in with three assists.

Sasha Chmelevski and Graeme Clark supplied the offence for Ottawa.

Guelph goaltender Anthony Popovich stopped 18 shots. Cedrick Andree made 29 saves for the 67's.

The Storm host Game 4 on Wednesday. The winner of the series advances to the Memorial Cup.

The Canadian Press

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