Erie Otters (25-4-1-0) at Kingston Frontenacs (16-9-1-2)
When: Today, 2 p.m.
Where: K-Rock Centre – Kingston, Ontario
On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream)
Up next: vs. Mississauga (Wednesday, 7 p.m.), at Niagara (Thursday, 7 p.m.)
What to watch: The Otters can complete a sweep of their three-game road trip with a win. They posted victories over Peterborough and Ottawa by a combined 8-1 score to extend their winning streak to six straight games. … Gs Oscar Dansk and Devin Williams have combined for seven shutouts, which leads the OHL and stands one shy of the franchise record of eight, set by J.F. Perras and Adam Munro in the 2000-01 season. … The Otters are 9-4-1-0 on the road this season. … LW Dane Fox has goals and points in six straight games (12 goals, 16 points). … Fox has tied RW Connor Brown for the OHL scoring lead with 59 points. … The Otters (51 points) carried a five-point lead in the Western Conference standings into their off day Saturday. West Division-leading Sault Ste. Marie was six points back in second, while London (46 points) held a one-point lead over Guelph for third. … The Otters have a five-point lead over Oshawa in the battle for the the league’s overall lead. … D Adam Pelech needed a few stitches to close a cut on his cheek caused by an errant shot Friday against Ottawa, but he’s expected to play today. … Pelech and C Connor McDavid are expected to play today and Wednesday against Mississauga before leaving the team to begin preparing with Team Canada for the IIHF World Junior Championship later this month in Malmo, Sweden. … Dansk and RW Andre Burakovsky also could play Thursday at Niagara before joining their native Sweden for the international tournament. … Kingston has won five straight games to move into second in the East Division and third in the Eastern Conference. … The Frontenacs have been solid at both ends of the ice, with 116 goals scored and 97 goals against. … C Sam Bennett (17 goals, 22 assists, 39 points), McDavid’s former teammate with the Toronto Marlboros’ minor midget club, and LW Henri Ikonen (13-26-39) lead their offense. … G Matt Mahalak has a 12-8-1-1 record with a 3.13 goals-against average, .907 save percentage and two shutouts.
- Victor Fernandes