Toronto, Ont. – Five teams have secured their spots at the 2023 OHL Cup following Wild Card Play-In victories at Scotiabank Pond on Tuesday.

For the eighth time in event history a series of Wild Card Play-In games opened the action, determining the final qualifiers as the Toronto Nationals, Barrie Jr. Colts, Vaughan Kings advanced.

2023 OHL Cup Wild Card Play-In Results:

WC 1 – Toronto Nationals 8 vs. Ajax-Pickering Raiders 0
Nationals MVP – Ajay Rai (3G, 1A)
Ajax-Pickering MVP – Gianluca Meli
Recap – Stats

WC 2 – Barrie Jr. Colts 6 vs. Lambton Jr. Sting 2
Barrie MVP – Liam Conway (24 SV)
Lambton MVP – Callum Besley (32 SV)
Recap – Stats

WC 3 – Vaughan Kings 4 vs. Hamilton Jr. Bulldogs 0
Vaughan MVP – Carter Kostuch (1G, 1A)
Hamilton MVP – Logan Snyder (27 SV)
Recap – Stats

WC 4 – Don Mills Flyers 4 vs. Burlington Eagles 1
Don Mills MVP – Shamar Moses (2G)
Burlington MVP – Ivan Kastelan (25 SV)
Recap – Stats

WC 5 – Whitby Wildcats 3 vs. Central Ontario Wolves 1
Whitby MVP –  Ethan Proctor (1G)
Wolves MVP –  Francis Parish (1G)
Recap – Stats

The 2023 OHL Cup gets underway on Wednesday at 8:00am as the wild card entry Toronto Nationals begin the day against the GTHL champion Toronto Marlboros. All 20 teams are in action on Wednesday with 16 Round Robin games on the schedule. Round Robin play continues on Thursday and Friday before Quarter-Final and Semi-Final action on Saturday, concluding with Monday’s Championship Final at the Mattamy Athletic Centre. Tickets to the Championship Final can be purchased for $12.00 on TicketMaster.

All games are available live and on demand through GameOnStream.

The showcase provides fans and scouts one last opportunity to see many of the top U16 AAA players from across Ontario and parts of the United States compete for the OHL Cup performing against the best competition prior to the 2023 OHL Priority Selection presented by Real Canadian Superstore on April 21st and 22nd.

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