The Buffalo Junior Sabres missed a chance to clinch their first Ontario Junior Hockey League West Division title Wednesday, dropping a 3-1 decision to Oakville at First Niagara Center.

Tyler Gjurich scored his 52nd goal of the season for Buffalo, which has a one-point lead on Georgetown in the division. Each team closes the regular season Saturday.

Gjurich, meanwhile, announced he has committed to attend the University of Maine.

Junior Sabres fall to Oakville