NA Juniors Game Night: 12-31-13

Ontario Hockey League

Sudbury Wolves 2 @ North Bay Battalion 1 (SO)

D Dylan Blujus, NB: 0-0-0, +1, 0 PIM
Season totals: 25 GP, 2-7-9, -13, 32 PIM
2012-13 totals: 68 GP, 2-27-29, -8, 57 PIM

Sudbury scored a 1-0 shootout win to get the extra point over North Bay. The Battalion sit in fifth on the Eastern Conference table.

Guelph Storm 4 @ Barrie Colts 1

D Jake Dotchin, BAR: 0-0-0, -2, 4 PIM
Season totals: 36 GP, 7-14-21, +16, 83 PIM
2012-13 totals: 66 GP, 4-18-22, E, 81 PIM

Dotchin is minus-5 in his last three games.

Plymouth Whalers 1 @ Windsor Spitfires 5

D Slater Koekkoek, WSR: 0-1-1, +3, 0 PIM, *First Star*
Season totals: 36 GP, 9-21-30, +39, 22 PIM
2012-13 totals: 40 GP, 6-23-29, -24, 28 PIM

Koekkoek was named First Star in Windsor’s 5-1 win on New Year’s Eve. Koekkoek is plus-9 better than the second place player in the OHL’s plus/minus category. Considering Windsor is just fifth in the Western Conference, this is great for him and Tampa Bay.

Note: Jonathan Drouin (Canada), Adam Erne (USA), and Henri Ikonen (Finland) are away from their teams participating in the World Junior Championships.