SUDBURY, Ont. — Dylan Strome had three goals and three assists as the league-leading Erie Otters thrashed the Sudbury Wolves 8-2 in Ontario Hockey League action Sunday.
The Phoenix Coyotes prospect has eight points in three games since returning to the Otters after Canada’s disappointing run at the world junior hockey championship in Helsinki.
Nick Betz added two goals for the Otters (34-5-1), who stretched their Midwest Division lead over the idle London Knights to eight points.
Kyle Maksimovich, Taylor Raddysh and Vanya Lodnia also scored for Erie.
Matt Schmalz and Mikkel Aagaard had the goals for Sudbury (10-27-4).
Devin Williams made 27 saves for the Otters, while Troy Timpano stopped 44 shots for the Wolves.
STORM 4 FIREBIRDS 1
GUELPH, Ont. — Garrett McFadden had a goal and two assists to lead the Storm over Flint.
Luke Burghardt, Kyle Rhodes and Austin Hall also scored for Guelph (7-29-3).
Nicholas Caamano had the only goal for the Firebirds (14-20-5), who are winless in seven games.
RANGERS 3 FRONTENACS 1
KITCHENER, Ont. — Adam Mascherin and Jeremy Bracco each had a goal and an assist to lead the Rangers over Kingston.
Brandon Robinson had the other goal for Kitchener (28-6-4).
Jacob Paquette scored for the Frontenacs (25-12-3).
67’s 8 BATTALION 2
NORTH BAY, Ont. — Nathan Todd and Ben Fanjoy each scored twice as Ottawa routed the Battalion.
Sasha Chmelevski, Artur Tyanulin, Jeremiah Addison and Austen Keating also scored for the 67’s (20-19-2), while Travis Barron and Dante Salituro each had three assists.
Mike Baird had both goals for North Bay (20-15-4).
STING 5 GREYHOUNDS 1
SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. — Jordan Kyrou, Brandon Lindberg and Noah Bushnell had a goal and an assist apiece to lead Sarnia over the Greyhounds.
Troy Lajeunesse and Pavel Zacha also scored for the Sting (21-11-6).
Tim Gettinger had the only goal for Sault Ste. Marie (17-17-6).
SPITFIRES 4 GENERALS 2
OSHAWA, Ont. — Gabriel Vilardi and Christian Fischer had a goal and two assists apiece as Windsor doubled up the Generals.
Hayden McCool and Mikhail Sergachev added the others for the Spitfires (25-11-5).
Kenny Huether and Jalen Smereck scored for Oshawa (16-20-5).