Flu numbers up and rising
It's shaping up to be a nasty flu season.
Canada's Public Health Agency releasing data in its weekly FluWatch report which finds the sneezing coughing season kicked off early this season, and the number of confirmed cases of flu across the country is already higher that previous years.
So far there have been 371 hospitalizations, with 21 people admitted to an ICU and eight deaths.
Health experts are concerned this year's flu vaccine may be only 10 percent effective against the emerging dominant strain, H3N2.
Stephen Dhillon stopped all 29 Ottawa shots to record his first shutout of the year in a 3-0 road win Saturday night. Elijah Roberts, playing in his 150th game was outstanding at both ends of the ice.
Colton Incze was the first star in Kingston as the IceDogs topped the Frontenacs 3-1. Incze “pulled the monkey off his back” winning his first game of the season, stopping 31 pucks.
The IceDogs rode three unanswered goals and the strong goaltending of Stephen Dhillon to a 4-2 victory over visiting London. With the win, the IceDogs have climbed into first place tie with Barrie in the OHL's Central Division.