Generals and Knights for the Attack
Fresh off of a decisive victory over the Erie Otters, the Owen Sound Attack now turn their attention to the Oshawa Generals and London Knights for a pair of games this weekend.
Rebounding nicely from a 4-1 Thanksgiving Day loss against the Kitchener Rangers, Owen Sound took down the defending J.Ross Robertson Cup Champion Otters handily by a score of 5-2 on Wednesday night to pull within a point of Kitchener for first in the Midwest Division.
The Attack will open up their back-to-back weekend by playing host to the Oshawa Generals in a 7:30pm puck drop on Saturday, Oct. 14 in what is the lone trip by the Gennies to the Bayshore in 2017-18.
Sitting in 4th place in the East Division, Oshawa is off to a 3-2-1 start on the year, good for 7 points and is led by former Otters draft pick Allan McShane who has one goal and nine assists in six games so far this season.
The Generals hosted the Attack in a neutral site pre-season game this year, a 4-1 Owen Sound win that saw 2017 first round draft pick Mitchell Russell pocket three goals.
Heading into Saturday night, the Bayshore Boys’ prolific offence continues to roll and Vegas Golden Knights’ prospect Nick Suzuki and free agent defenceman Sean Durzi see themselves tied for 2nd in the OHL scoring race with 12 points apiece.
Durzi’s two goals and 10 assists on the season has him at the top of the charts for points by a defenceman in the league, three points up on North Bay’s Cam Dineen.
Tickets for Saturday night’s game can be purchased at the MacVicar & McComb ReMax Attack Box Office, online at www.attackhockey.com, or by calling 519-371-7452.
Following the contest agains the Generals, Owen Sound will hop on the bus and head down to Budweiser Gardens for a Sunday matinee against the London Knights.
Off to a slow start, London is tied for last in the Ontario Hockey League with just two points through seven games on the season.
Their lone win came via a 3-2 overtime decision against the Saginaw Spirit.
Fans can catch that game live on Rogers Local 53 or by tuning in to Fred Wallace’s call on Kia of Owen Sound/Terry’s Trailer Service Bear Radio on 560 CFOS.
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