OWEN-SOUND, Ont. - Forward Daniel Milne scored in overtime to give the Owen Sound Attack a 2-1 victory over the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds Thursday in the opening game of their first round OHL Western Conference playoff.
Left-winger Michael Schumacher opened the scoring for the Greyhounds at 7:37 of the first period.
Centre Artur Gavrus tied it for Owen Sound at 19:08 of the first.
Both goaltenders had busy nights, with Matt Murray of the Greyhounds and Jordan Binnington of the Attack each making 36 saves.
Sault Ste. Marie was 0 for 5 on the power play, and Owen Sound was 0 for 4.
We want to make sure that whoever makes our team really makes our team by earning it and not putting them in situations where they get preference because of their status as a first-round pick or whatever it might be. That's not going to happen. Everybody has to earn their way on our team.
— Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on the team's prospects at development camp