Struggling Firebirds pick up first win of OHL season over Sting


FLINT, Mich. — Jake Durham had three goals and the Flint Firebirds picked up their first win of the Ontario Hockey League season with a 7-4 win over the Sarnia Sting on Wednesday.

Eric Uba had a goal and two assists and Kyle Harris, Hakon Nilsen and Ethan Keppen also scored for the Firebirds, who are still firmly at the bottom of the league standings with a 1-16-1 record.

Luke Cavalin made 23 saves to pick up the win.

Sarnia (7-8-2) jumped out to a 2-0 lead on a pair of goals from Mitch Eliot before the Firebirds surged ahead. Anthony Salinitri added a short-handed goal while Sean Josling scored on a late power play for the Sting.

Ethan Langevin made 29 saves in a losing cause.

Both teams went 1-for-4 on the power play.


OTTAWA — Tye Felhaber had two goals and an assists as the surging 67’s downed Kingston.

Marco Rossi, with a goal and two assists, Kevin Bahl, Quinn Yule and Graeme Clarke also scored for Ottawa, which leads the OHL with a 16-3-1 record. The 67’s are 13-0-1 over their last 14 games.

Jason Robertson had a hat trick and Brett Neumann also scored for the Frontenacs (5-14-1), who went 4-for-5 on the power play in a losing cause.

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