GUELPH, Ont. – The Guelph Storm downed Ottawa 7-2 on Monday to hand the 67’s their first loss of the Ontario Hockey League playoffs.
Guelph’s win, in Game 3 of their OHL final series, cut the 67’s lead to 2-1 in the best-of-seven set.
Ottawa had won 14 straight post-season matchups, including four-game sweeps of their opponents over the first three rounds.
MacKenzie Entwistle, Alexey Toropchenko and Isaac Ratcliffe scored two goals apiece to lead the Storm Monday night. Nate Schnarr had the other and Nick Suzuki chipped in with three assists.
Sasha Chmelevski and Graeme Clark supplied the offence for Ottawa.
Guelph goaltender Anthony Popovich stopped 18 shots. Cedrick Andree made 29 saves for the 67’s.
The Storm host Game 4 on Wednesday. The winner of the series advances to the Memorial Cup.