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OHL Roundup: Nichols makes 40 saves as Storm advance to OHL championship

Friday, 04.25.2014 / 10:24 PM / News

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OHL Roundup: Nichols makes 40 saves as Storm advance to OHL championship

GUELPH, Ont. - Justin Nichols made 40 saves as the Guelph Storm blanked the visiting Erie Otters 5-0 on Friday to advance to the Ontario Hockey League championship final.

Zack Mitchell had a pair of goals for the Storm, who won the best-of-seven Western Conference final 4-1. Nick Ebert and Kerby Rychel each had a goal and an assist.

Matt Finn added a single goal for Guelph, which is 12-3 in post-season play.

Devin Williams turned away 35-of-39 shots for the Otters.

The Storm will face the North Bay Battalion for the J. Ross Robertson Cup.

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