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Guelph Storm Complete Epic Comeback to Win OHL Championship

LA Kings prospects Sean Durzi and Markus Phillips helped the Storm win four straight games to clinch OHL Championship

by Robyn Dutton @LAKings /

It has been a wild playoffs for the Guelph Storm to say the least.

The team has found themselves trailing time and time again, and Sunday was no different. 

Tweet from @Storm_City: 👌👌👌

In game 6 against the Ottawa 67's, though the Storm was leading the series 3-2, they were down 2-0 heading into the second period.

As they had done on several occurances throughout the playoffs, they completed an epic comeback, scoring five goals in the second period to eventually win the game 8-3. 

In their fourth straight win of the series, they eliminated the 67's and were crowned the 2019 OHL Champions.

Tweet from @Storm_City: Your 2018-2019 OHL Champions!! 🏆🏆🏆#Champs #IamtheSTORM

Tweet from @AidanDudas: Congrats to 4 former @AttackOHL players on the OHL championship. You���re not done yet!!! Good luck at the Memorial Cup boys!! @seandurzi @nsuzuki_37 @mphillips_18 @_zachroberts

"Can't say enough about the guys in the room," Markus Phillips said.

"There are so many veterans in the room, we knew we could battle through anything. To finish off like this is unbelievable."

Tweet from @OHLHockey: ���With so many veterans on the team we knew we could battle through anything.���@LAKings prospect @mphillips_18 helped anchor the @Storm_City D corps.#OHLChampionship | #OTTvsGUE

Sean Durzi, who finished the game with two assists, credits the character and resiliency of his teammates.

"It's unbelievable," Durzi added. "Especially in the fashion that we did it in, there's no words for it. There's a ton of character in our room. These guys are my best friends and to experience it with these guys is unbelievable." 

Tweet from @seandurzi: What a feeling...

The Storm will move on to compete in the Memorial Cup, which begins on Friday. 

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