PLAYOFF TRACKER: Petes win Game 6 ending the Knights season
The London Knights finish the series Sunday as the Pete's won Game 6 in the OHL final Sunday night in Peterborough.
Despite a late game rush of offense from the Knights, the Petes took Game 6, 2-1.
Knights netminder, Owen Willmore stopped 34 shots, while Petes goalie, Michael Simpson turned away 36 London shots.
Simpson was awarded the Wayne Gretzy 99 Trophy for the OHL Playoffs Most Valuable Player.
This is the Petes first OHL Championship since 2006 when the swept the Knights.
OHL Championship Series
London Knights vs. Peterborough Petes
Game 1 – Knights 3, Petes 0
Game 2 – Petes 5, Knights 3
Game 3 – Petes 6, Knights 5
Game 4 – Petes 5, Knights 3
Game 5 – Knights 4, Petes 1
Game 6 – Knights 1, Petes 2
Round 3: London Knights vs. Sarnia Sting
- Game 1 – London 4 Sarnia 1
- Game 2 – London 3 Sarnia 1
- Game 3 – Sarnia 5 - London 3
- Game 4 – Sarnia 6 - London 3
- Game 5 - Sarnia 2 - London 5
Game 6 - London 5 - Sarnia 1
Round 2: London Knights vs. Kitchener Rangers
- Game 1 - London 5 Kitchener 1
- Game 2 - London 8 - Kitchener 4
- Game 3 - Kitchener 6 - London 1
- Game 4 - London 5 - Kitchener 0
- Game 5 - London 4 - Kitchener 0
Round 1: London Knights vs. Owen Sound Attack
- Game 1 - London 7 - Owen Sound 0
- Game 2 - London 5 - Owen Sound 4
- Game 3 - London 3 - Owen Sound 2
- Game 4 - London 5 - Owen Sound 0
The Ontario Hockey League also announced the 2022-23 regular season award winners.
London goalie Zach Bowen won the award for Best Rookie Goals Against Average.
The 18-year-old from Kanata, Ont. lead all qualified rookie net minders with a 3.10 goals-against average.
Bowen played to a mark of 17-4-0-0, with an .899 save percentage and one shutout over 26 contests.
He went on a run of 15 consecutive wins between Nov. 12 and Feb.18, the second-longest such streak in the past 25 years of OHL history.
March 25 was a milestone victory for London Knights' Coach Dale Hunter.
The Knights' 6-3 win over the Windsor Spitfires was Hunter’s 900th career win as an Ontario Hockey League coach, in the same building he won his 800th back in 2019.
Hunter is also the fastest coach in league history to reach that mark.
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