Game Preview: Owen Sound at 67’s
The 67’s are back in action today at 1 p.m. as try to fend off the Owen Sound Attack at The Arena at TD Place. Tickets are available by clicking here, calling 613-232-6767 x1, or in person at the TD Place Box Office.
Ottawa will look to sweep their annual home-and-home series with Owen Sound this afternoon. The Barber Poles defeated the Attack 7-5 in their barn back in early October.
Dante Salituro recorded his first hat trick of the season in that game, the 67’s leading scorer now has three this year.
Artur Tyanulin and Nathan Todd also chipped in with two points each, notching a goal and an assist versus the Attack. That duo has re-emerged as consistent offensive threats for Ottawa. Combined they’ve tallied 17 points in January so far.
Liam Herbst was in net for the W over Owen Sound earlier this season. He gave up five goals on 37 shots, but held his team in the game through the final minutes.
In his last three starts, Liam is 1-1-1 while posting a 1.98 GAA and a .917 save percentage. He should be in line to get the start today.
On the other side of the ice, Owen Sound is coming off an impressive 5-2 downing of the Eastern Conference leading Kingston Frontenacs last night.
Forwards Jonah Gadjovich and Bryson Cianfrone finished the game with three points each. Montreal Canadiens goaltending prospect Michael McNiven was outstanding, stopping 40 of 42 Fronts shots, including 24 in the final frame alone.
Two of the Attack’s goals were empty-netters, so the contest may have been a lot closer than the score would lead you to believe.
Though Owen Sound may not have a lot of “big name” talent, they’ve put together an admirable first two-thirds of the OHL season. Stuck in the overpowered Midwest Division with teams like London, Erie, and Kitchener, the Attack have 49 points and a plus .500 record.
The 67’s would love to go 3-for-3 this weekend and, after a old-school win versus the Petes last night, they’ll need to pick up the victory over Owen Sound to keep that goal alive.
Getting to TD Place
Unfortunately, the underground event parking is SOLD OUT for today’s game.
Park at Dow’s Lake or City Hall and take the free OLG Sno-Bus for Winterlude! Free shuttle service is conveniently provided along Queen Elizabeth Driveway with a direct stop at Lansdowne. For more information on service schedule and locations, please visit the OC Transpo OLG Sno-Bus website.
Come early and enjoy Winterlude at Lansdowne this weekend! The Queen Elizabeth Driveway entrance to TD Place will be closed for Winterlude festivities. Access to Lansdowne will only be available at Bank Street.
You could also take advantage of free OC Transpo bus service for Ottawa 67’s games! Your ticket provides you with free transit on any OC Transpo bus starting 3-hours before the game, and up to 3-hours after the game! For more information on transit service to TD Place, please visit the OC Transpo website.
You could also skate to TD Place on the canal. The 67’s are happy to provide a free skate check for you when you arrive at the game.
For more information on getting to TD Place, please click here.
Where to watch
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The 67’s Family Day game is set for Monday, February 15 at 2 p.m. against the North Bay Battalion. After the game, all kids are invited to hit the ice with the team and grab autographs from your favourite players. So make sure you come early and stay late.
Tickets are still available by clicking here, calling 613-232-6767 x1, or in person at the TD Place Box Office located beside Gate 3.