October 1, 2022
OHL FINALS: More than a championship may await Windsor Spitfires players

A title is the team’s main focus heading into Friday’s Game 4 of the league final against the Hamilton Bulldogs. Game time is 7 p.m. at the WFCU Centre in Windsor.

Windsor carries a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series, but Friday’s game will once again provide another opportunity for the Spitfires and Bulldogs to showcase talent. With few junior hockey teams still on the ice, more and more scouts will turn their attention to this series and the talent on display.

“The further we go, the more looks we’ll get,” Spitfires forward Matthew Maggio said. “The main goal is winning, but the more you win, the more scouts come to watch.”

On Tuesday, Spitfires centre Wyatt Johnston picked up his third major OHL award this season when he was named the Red Tilson Trophy winner as the league’s most outstanding player. A first-round pick by the NHL’s Dallas Stars, Johnston’s future looks pretty much assured, but he’s also driven to play for his teammates.

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