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67’s edged by Frontenacs in Kingston

The 67’s lost a tight one on the road Thursday night, dropping a 2-0 decision to the Kingston Frontenacs despite outshooting the home side.

In the end the 67’s fired 36 shots at Kingston goalie Jeremy Helvig but couldn’t get one by the netminder. Olivier Tremblay also had a strong showing in goal for Ottawa, stopping 23 of 24 shots.

The only Frontenacs player to beat Tremblay was Nathan Dunkley, who opened the scoring midway through the first period with Kingston enjoying a two-man advantage. The two goalies battled it out the rest of the way. Kingston’s Linus Nyman scored into an empty net with 20 seconds left in the game.

The 67’s will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the club’s first-ever game on Friday night, as the organization welcomes back alumni to watch the modern day incarnation host the Oshawa Generals at 7 p.m. at The Arena at TD Place. Score your seats for this historic game by clicking here.

GAME NOTES

  • Captain Travis Barron and Sasha Chmelevski entered Thursday’s game leading the 67’s in shots on goal this year with 128 each.
  • The Frontenacs went 1-for-3 on the power play, while Ottawa went 0-for-3.
  • In addition to outshooting Kingston, Ottawa also had a 29-23 edge in the face-off circle on Thursday.
  • 67’s centre Sasha Chmelevki and rookie winger Quinn Yule led both teams with six shots each.

The 67’s currently lead Oshawa, Friday’s opponent, by one point for fifth spot in the OHL’s Eastern Conference.
67’s single-game tickets start at $12 and are available by clicking here, calling 613.232.6767 or in person at The Box Office at TD Place. All minor hockey players part of the 67’s Prospect Program get in for FREE. For more information on the 67’s Prospect Program click here.

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