SARNIA, Ont. - Mike Duco scored three goals and the Kitchener Rangers finished a four-game sweep of the Sarnia Sting with a convincing 6-2 win Wednesday in Ontario Hockey League second-round playoff action.
The Rangers advance to the OHL Western Conference final, where they'll face the winner of the series between Sault Ste. Marie and Guelph.
Justin Azevedo had two goals and two assists for Kitchener, while Matt Halischuk added a goal and three assists.
Vladimir Nikiforov and Justin DiBenedetto replied for Sarnia.
Josh Unice made 25 saves for Kitchener, while Andrew Perugini stopped 35 shots for Sarnia.