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Oshawa, North Bay to Face-Off in Eastern Conference Championship Series

April 19, 2024 - Ontario Hockey League (OHL) News Release

Toronto, Ont. - The Ontario Hockey League today announced the schedule of games for the 2024 OHL Eastern Conference Championship Series for the Bobby Orr Trophy between the Oshawa Generals and the North Bay Battalion.

The Eastern Conference's first place Generals advanced to the third round of the playoffs following a four-game sweep of the Ottawa 67's that wrapped-up on Thursday in the nation's capital. The Generals eliminated the Barrie Colts in the opening round of the OHL Playoffs following a 40-19-7-2 regular season.

The North Bay Battalion are into the Eastern Conference Championship Series for a third straight year, defeating the Sudbury Wolves 5-0 in Game 4 of their second-round affair on Thursday. The Battalion bested the Kingston Frontenacs in five games to open the postseason following a third straight Central Division title with a 39-20-7-2 record during the regular season.

The Battalion and the Generals meet in the playoffs for the third time since the Troops arrived in North Bay following prior encounters in 2014 and 2015. North Bay last won the Bobby Orr Trophy in 2014, eliminating Oshawa in four Eastern Conference Championship Series games before falling to the Guelph Storm in the OHL Final. Oshawa's last Bobby Orr Trophy came in 2015 after they eliminated North Bay in a six-game East Final before moving on to capture the OHL title over the Erie Otters.

Eastern Conference Championship Series Schedule:

Game 1 - Friday, April 26 at Oshawa, 7:35pm

Game 2 - Sunday, April 28 at Oshawa, 6:05pm

Game 3 - Monday, April 29 at North Bay, 7:00pm

Game 4 - Wednesday, May 1 at North Bay, 7:00pm

Game 5 - Friday, May 3 at Oshawa, 7:35pm*

Game 6 - Sunday, May 5 at North Bay, 2:00pm*

Game 7 - Monday, May 6 at Oshawa, 7:05pm*

*- if necessary

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