The Ottawa 67’s came up just short in a back-and-forth game with the Flint Firebirds on Saturday night, falling 5-4 in overtime.
The 67’s got a pair of goals from captain Travis Barron and one each from rookie Graeme Clarke and the red-hot Austen Keating as Ottawa battled to pick up a point on the road.
Flint’s Ty Dellandrea scored the winner with just two seconds to go in overtime to hand Ottawa the loss.
Olivier Tremblay made 26 for Ottawa in the loss, while his Flint counterpart, Garrett Forrest, turned away 31 Ottawa shots.
The 67’s close out the road trip on Sunday when they face the Sarnia Sting to open the month of October at 2 p.m. The 67’s return home Thanksgiving Weekend with games against Peterborough (Oct. 6) and Flint (Oct. 8).
- 67’s forward Austen Keating now has 6 points in his team’s first five games of the season.
- The 67’s are now two-thirds of the way through their first gruelling road trip of the season, with the Barber Poles playing three games in less than three days.
- In addition to his two goals, 67’s captain Travis Barron led the team with 9 shots in the game.
- 67’s rookie Graeme Clarke scored a goal, was a plus-1, had four shots and won both faceoffs he took in the game.
- The 67’s outshot the Firebirds 35-31 on the night.
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