KITCHENER, Ont. — Ryan Merkley’s goal late in the first period stood as the winner as the London Knights raced past the Kitchener Rangers 6-2 on Tuesday in the Ontario Hockey League.
Matvey Guskov, Luke Evangelista, Connor McMichael, Jonathan Gruden and Jason Willms rounded out the attack for the Knights (42-15-2).
Brett Brochu made 19 saves for the win.
Liam Hawel and Mike Petizian replied for the Rangers (38-15-7.
Lucas Pfeil combined with Jacob Ingham for 35 stops for Kitchener.
London didn’t score on its four power plays and the Rangers were 1 for 5 with the man advantage.