Niagara Gazette


March 11, 2014

Junior Sabres advance in OJHL playoffs

Niagara Gazette — The Buffalo Junior Sabres advanced to the second round of the Ontario Junior Hockey League playoffs with a 6-4 win Monday night on the road against the Mississauga Chargers, taking the series in six games.

Buffalo's next best-of-seven series begins Friday at 5 p.m. at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, where they will take on the Georgetown Raiders. The Raiders advanced thanks to a four-game sweep of the Milton Icehawks.

The remainder of the second-round playoff schedule was to be announced within the next day or two.

The Jr. Sabres, coached by former Buffalo Sabres captain Michael Peca, features a lineup of mostly Western New York players, seven of whom have committed to NCAA Division I programs including Niagara (Dennis Gilbert, beginning 2015) and Canisius College (Ryan Schmelzer and Nolan Sheeran, 2014, and Daniel LaFontaine, 2015).

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Featured Ads
House Ads
AP Video
Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction Malaysian PM: Stop Fighting in Ukraine Cantor Warns of Instability, Terror in Farewell Ravens' Ray Rice: 'I Made a Huge Mistake' Florida Panther Rebound Upsets Ranchers Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot Busy Franco's Not Afraid of Overexposure Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN
House Ads
Night & Day
Twitter News
Follow us on twitter
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Front page