The London Knights completed off 4 consecutive wins on the highway by doubling up the Oshawa Generals 4-2 on Sunday night time in Oshawa, Ont.
Brett Brochu made 34 stops for London and Ben Bujold scored the sport winner within the second interval throughout a play that you simply don’t see each day.
It was really began by the Generals on the London blue line. Oshawa defenceman Lleyton Moore was carrying the puck throughout the blue line when he collided along with his teammate Ben Danford and Brody Crane swooped in, grabbed the puck and raced down the ice on a breakaway with Ben Bujold. Crane fed Bujold a go and the Kanata, Ont., native transformed for his second purpose of the season.
Sean McGurn and Denver Barkey scored first interval objectives for London. McGurn now has no less than one level in 12 of his previous 13 video games. Barkey now has factors in eight consecutive video games.
Easton Cowan completed the scoring with an empty-netter within the remaining ten seconds of the sport after the Generals hit the skin of the web on an opportunity in tight and Logan Mailloux of the Knights flung a puck the size of the ice and put it off the publish on the empty Oshawa web.
Brochu got here up with massive stops on 4 totally different events within the remaining 20 minutes.
Former London Jr. Knight Dylan Roobroeck scored on an influence play for the Generals within the first interval. Roobroeck additionally arrange Cameron Butler for the opposite Oshawa purpose within the second interval.
The Knights highway report now stands at a league finest 9-2.
They are going to host Guelph on Tuesday, Nov. 29 as they unveil one thing model new jersey. Extra particulars under.
Marner chasing Sittler
When Mitch Marner opened the scoring 40 seconds into an eventual 4-1 win by the Toronto Maple Leafs over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Nov. 26 the previous Knight stretched his level streak to 16 video games. The all-time Maple Leafs report is eighteen video games and it’s shared by Eddie Olczyk and one other former Knight in Darryl Sittler.
Marner is at the moment tied with Dave Andreychuk, John Anderson and Babe Dye who had factors in 16 consecutive video games 101 years in the past within the 1921-22 season. In keeping with Sportsnet Stats Toronto is 14-01 when Marner, Auston Matthews and William Nylander rating in the identical recreation.
London Jr. Knights crack top-3 in first OHL Cup rankings
The London Jr. Knights U16 group grabbed the quantity three spot within the first OHL Cup rankings of the yr. Solely the York-Simcoe Categorical (#2) and the Toronto Marlboros (#1) ranked increased.
The Jr. Knights competed within the Silver Stick event in Whitby, Ont., this previous weekend and went undefeated into the quarter-final solely to lose to the Toronto Jr. Canadiens.
Dylan Roobroeck and Ethan Weir are each thought of high picks for the 2023 OHL Precedence Choice however it’s anticipated that a variety of Jr. Knights will hear their names known as on draft day. The Jr. Knights are coached by Danny Syvret who captained the Group of the Century in 2004-05.
London will proceed a run of ten video games in 18 days on Tuesday, Nov. 29 at house to the Guelph Storm the place they are going to be unveiling a brand new jersey. The Knights have been giving followers hints on social media main as much as what will likely be a giant unveiling for anybody in attendance.
The jersey will turn into part of the Knights uniform assortment going ahead and will likely be worn a number of instances this yr.
The sport will mark the primary assembly between London and Guelph this yr. The Storm have reeled off 4 consecutive wins since beginning the yr 4-12-1-2.
Guelph has allowed extra objectives towards in 2022-23 than another group. They’ve been sparked by the addition of Max Namestnikov who they acquired in a commerce with the Sarnia Sting on Nov. 17. Namestnikov had 9 factors in 4 video games with Guelph. He’s the youthful brother of former Knight Vladislav Namestnikov.
Protection will start at 6:30 on 980 CFPL, at http://www.980cfpl.ca and on the Radioplayer Canada app.
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