On January 24th the Jr. Sabres were at home to take on the Oakville Blades. Leif Ekblad would get the start in net. The Blades would get the lone goals in both the first and second periods. Heading into the third period trailing 2-0 the Jr. Sabres had their work cut out for them. The Blades would score two more goals to take a 4-0 lead before the Jr. Sabres would get on the board with an unassisted goal from Sam Christiano. The Blades would get a power play goal to take back a four goal lead at 5-1. Michael Kull would get the Jr. Sabres second goal with an assist from Adam Power. Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough for a comeback as the Blades would score another to get the 6-2 victory.
On January 27th the Jr. Sabres were on the road to take on the Toronto Patriots. Aiden McKenna would get the start in net. The Patriots would get the lone goal of the first period to take a 1-0 lead. The Jr. Sabres would tie the game back up in the second period with a goal from Gavin Klaassen assisted by Dylan Mcfadden. The Patriots would quickly score to take the lead back and make it a 2-1 game. Trailing by one late in the third period the Jr. Sabres would get a goal from Nick Shaw assisted by Ryan Shuler to force the game to overtime. The Jr. Sabres would make it to late in the second overtime before the Patriots would score to get the 3-2 overtime win. McKenna made 36 saves in the Jr. Sabres loss.
The Jr. Sabres are now 25-16-0-3 for the season and remain in fourth place in the conference.
Next up, the Jr. Sabres are back at home to take on the Niagara Falls Canucks on January 31st at 7:45pm.