Overview of the O: Kitchener fires head coach, Two first OHL career shutouts, and more

Kitchener Rangers relieve head coach Jay McKee of his duties

On Monday, the Kitchener Rangers announced they were relieving their head coach, Jay Mckee, of his duties. For now, their current general manager, Mike McKenzie, will be interim head coach. McKee has been with the team since 2015 when he was their assistant coach and in 2016 was named head coach. The team has lost four games straight and are in last place in the OHL’s Western Conference.

 

Two first OHL career shutouts: London and Oshawa

Sunday was a big day for two OHL goalies, Dylan Myskiw and Zachary Paputsakis, as they both had their first OHL career shutouts. London Knights’ goalie Myskiw stopped the Erie Otters from any goals and won 4 – 0, and the Oshawa General’s goalie Paputsakis stopped the Sudbury Wolves from any goals on a live national broadcast.

 

Oshawa beats Sudbury 7-0

Continuing on with Oshawa’s Zachary Paputsaki’s big night, the team had a big win against Sudbury on Sunday. The Generals were able to come out with a strong 7 – 0 win against the second-place Wolves, and their goalie had his first OHL career shutout. All seven goals were scored by different players, and one of them being by Lleyton Moore who got his first goal of the season with the Generals.

 

 

 

Kingston increases their winning streak to four

The Kingston Frontenacs continue their winning streak to four games after their game on Sunday against the Mississauga Steelheads. The Frontenacs beat the Steelheads 3 – 2 in a tight game with Shane Wright scoring two goals in their games on Friday and Saturday. Their next game is Wednesday night against the second-place Ottawa 67’s and could be a tough one, but will determine if their streak continues or comes to an end.