Hounds fall to 67’s


After picking up a 4-1 victory over the Kingston Frontenacs on Friday night at the Leon’s Centre and improving their record to 3-2-1, the Soo Greyhounds concluded Thanksgiving weekend in Ottawa on Sunday afternoon for a matchup against the 67’s.

The Hounds record fell to 3-3-1 on Sunday afternoon as they dropped a 6-2 decision to the Ottawa 67’s at TD Place in Ottawa.

The opening period saw a total of six goals scored, including four from Ottawa and two from the Soo.

Overage forward Tye Felhaber put the 67’s up 1-0 with his sixth goal of the season from Merrick Rippon and Marco Rossi at 4:36.

The Hounds would tie the game up at one just 58 seconds later, courtesy of Roman Pucek’s second goal of the season from Jordan Sambrook.

Uxbridge, Ontario native Quinn Yule scored his third goal of the season at 7:16 from Merrick Rippon and Graeme Clarke, putting the 67’s ahead 2-1.

Fourth year forward Austin Keating put the 67’s up 3-1 with his third goal of the season at 9:02.

Philadelphia Flyers 2017 first round pick Morgan Frost scored a power play goal from Mac Hollowell and Cole MacKay at 10:25, cutting the 67’s lead to 3-2.

Washington Capitals 2018 second round pick Kody Clark put the 67’s up 4-2 with his third goal of the season from Sasha Chmelevski at 14:31.

Marco Rossi’s third goal of the season from Tye Felhaber and Austin Keating just 52 seconds into the second, gave Ottawa a 5-2 lead.

Tye Felhaber’s second goal of the game and seventh goal of the season from Austin Keating at the 17:47 mark of the second, put the 67’s up by four.

67’s goaltender Cedrick Andree made 28 saves for the victory.

Hounds third year netminder Matthew Villalta gave up 6 goals on 20 shots before being replaced in net by Ethan Taylor, who then stopped all 15 shots directed his way.

The Hounds will now be back on GFL Memorial Gardens ice for their second home game of the season this Wednesday night, when they take on the Flint Firebirds at 7:00 p.m.

(Photo credit to James Egan’s Sports Photography)

Matt Stefano
Matt had graduated from Sault College in the General Arts and Sciences program in 2011 and has been working in the sports field ever since. The Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario native has worked as an Athletics Assistant in the Sault College Athletics Department during his final year of school in 2011. After graduating, Stefano worked for two years at the George Leach Centre from 2011-2013 for the Algoma University Thunderbirds Varsity Basketball Games as an Athletics Assistant. From 2013 on, Stefano has been working as the Soo Thunderbirds communications person and has also been volunteering with Shaw TV Sault Ste. Marie since 2014, doing Soo Thunderbirds TV Segments.