The Erie Otters held the Kitchener Rangers to just 13 shots in a 5-0 win Tuesday night.
The Otters carried the play for a good chunk of the game, out shooting Kitchener 25-4 through 40 minutes of play.
Alex DeBrincat scored a goal and added three assists, while Dylan Strome and Darren Raddysh both finished with a goal and an assist. Raddysh became the Otters’ franchise leader among defensemen, passing Chris Campoli with his 151st point of his OHL career.
Troy Timpano recorded his third shutout of the season, sixth of his OHL career. In 33 games this season, it was the eighth time Timpano has face under 20 shots.
The win pulls Erie into a three-way tie for first place in the Western Conference with Sault Ste. Marie and London. Windsor sits just two points back of the Otters.
Elsewhere, Mississauga captain Michael McLeod lead the way for the Steelheads, scoring twice and adding three helpers in a 6-1 win over Ottawa.
His younger brother Ryan McLeod finished the game with three assists, while Trent Fox chipped in with a goal and three assists, he six points in six games since joining Mississauga in a trade from Hamilton.