Jaden Peca pokes the puck past Ottawa's Mathieu Foget. Peca had three assists as the Colts scored their biggest win in almost two years. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

Colts crush 67's

Okay, so this isn't going to happen every single night. But opening up the season this way will allow fans plenty of license to dream.

Russian forward Alexey Lipanov, a Tampa Bay Lightning prospect, will be relied on heavily for his offence this year by the Barrie Colts, who open their 2017-18 season Thursday night against the Ottawa 67’s at the Barrie Molson Centre. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

Barn doors open

The road travelled by the Barrie Colts last season was a bumpy one to say the least.