KITCHENER, Ont. – Joseph Garreffa had two goals and two assists while Greg Meireles scored once and added three assists leading the Kitchener Rangers over the Erie Otters 8-4 on Friday night in Ontario Hockey League action.
Jonathan Yantsis also struck twice for Kitchener (31-29-4) with Rickard Hugg, Arber Xhekaj and Mike Petizian rounding out the attack.
Emmett Sproule scored twice for the Otters (25-34-4) while Hayden Fowler and Danial Singer also chipped in.
Luke Richardson turned aside 35 shots for the win in net as Cole Ceci made 27 saves in defeat.
The Rangers went 2 for 3 on the power play and Erie was scoreless on its lone attempt.
GENERALS 7 BATTALION 1
OSHAWA, Ont. — Anthony Salinitri scored a hat trick as the Generals downed North Bay.
Allan McShane, Brett Neumann, Tyler Tullio and Giovanni Vallati also scored for Oshawa (40-19-4).
Justin Brazeau opened the scoring for the Battalion (27-31-5).
67’S 5 FRONTENACS 0
KINGSTON, Ont. — Cedrick Andree stopped all 19 shots he faced as Ottawa shut out the Frontenacs.
Quinn Yule, Graeme Clarke, Sam Bitten, Austen Keating and Cameron Tolnai found the back of the net for the 67’s (47-11-5).
Marshall Frappier kicked out 5-of-9 shots in 21:28 for Kingston (14-49-2) before giving way to Brendan Bonello, who made 20 saves.
BULLDOGS 6 STEELHEADS 1
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Navrin Mutter struck twice and Isaac Nurse had a goal and two assists as Hamilton got past the Steelheads.
Avery Hayes, Jan Jenik and Eric Henderson had the other goals for the Bulldogs (29-31-5).
Richard Whittaker scored for Mississauga (30-26-7).
ICEDOGS 3 WOLVES 0
ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — Stephen Dhillon made 30 saves and Jack Studnicka scored twice as the IceDogs blanked Sudbury.
Oliver Castleman also chipped in for Niagara (40-17-7).
Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen turned aside 34 shots for the Wolves (40-19-5).
SPIRIT 5 STORM 3
GUELPH, Ont. — Ryan McLeod scored the winner 41 seconds into the third period as Saginaw beat the Storm.
Ethan Cardwell, Camaryn Baber, Blade Jenkins and Owen Tippett supplied the rest of the offence for the Spirit (43-15-5).
Isaac Ratcliffe, Liam Hawel and Dmitri Samorukov had goals for Guelph (36-17-10).
KNIGHTS 3 FIREBIRDS 2 (OT)
LONDON, Ont. — Adam Boqvist had the overtime winner as the Knights edged Flint.
Alec Regula and Evan Bouchard also scored for London (45-12-7).
Ethan Keppen and Hunter Holmes found the back of the net for the Firebirds (13-45-6).