Greyhounds Knock Out Rangers In 7
It'll be the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds and the Hamilton Bulldogs facing off for the Ontario Hockey League championship.
Jack Kopacka scored four minutes into the second overtime as Sault Ste. Marie beat the Kitchener Rangers 4-3 in Game 7 of the Western Conference final.
Boris Katchouk had two goals and an assist for the top-ranked Greyhounds while Morgan Frost added a goal and two helpers.
Former Spitfire Logan Stanley forced extra time for Kitchener when he scored at 19:08 of the third period to tie the game 3-3.
Matthew Villalta made 33 saves for the win and Mario Culina stopped 37 shots in a losing cause.
Kitchener was without forward Givani Smith, who was handed a two-game suspension for an ``inappropriate gesture'' at the end of Game 6.
The Bulldogs beat the Kingston Frontenacs in five games in the Eastern Conference final.