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Live blog: Soo Greyhounds vs. London Knights

Sunday, January 12, 2014   by: Brad Coccimiglio

Welcome to SooToday.com's Live Blog of this afternoon's Ontario Hockey League contest between the Soo Greyhounds and London Knights at the Essar Centre.

Sunday marks the first appearance by the Knights in Sault Ste. Marie this season.

Check back tonight for a full game story with comments from both coaches

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4:28 p.m. Update

Jared McCann with the shootout winner as Matt Murray stops Matt Rupert on London's final shot....5-4 Greyhounds win

4:22 p.m. Update

Shootout looming here at the Essar Centre

4:15 p.m. Update

London starts overtime on the power play

4:14 p.m. Update

London heading to the power play with 5.6 seconds left in the third as Alex Gudbranson is off to the box

4:12 p.m. Update

Max Domi converts a feed from Bo Horvat woith 51 seconds remaining to tie the hockey game at four

4:10 p.m. Update

Knights dodge a bullet as they kill off the five-on-three

4:04 p.m. Update

Greyhounds heading to a two-man advantage for two full minutes. Matt Rupert with the initial penalty and Ryan Rupert takes one after the whistle

3:53 p.m. Update

Blake Speers pots a loose puck during a scramble in tight after Michael Bunting stopped on his initial chance in close...4-3 Sault Ste. Marie

3:51 p.m. Update

Greyhounds on the power play and London with the two best chances offensively as Murray makes a pair of stops on defenceman Brady Austin

3:43 p.m. Update

With the Greyhounds on a early power play in the third period, Jared McCann's shot from the slot gets through a screen by Andrew Fritsch and beats Stolarz high glove side...3-3

3:20 p.m. Update

Greyhounds trail 3-2 through 40 minutes. Shots favour London 24-21

3:17 p.m. Update

Tyler Gaudet's wrap-around attempt ends up on the stick of Patrick Watling in tight. Watling scores glove side on Stolarz...3-2 London

3:11 p.m. Update

Bo Horvat with a great gol for the Knights as he cut towards the Greyhounds goal and outwaited Murray before depositing a backhand over the outstretched leg of the Greyhounds netminder...3-1 London

3:05 p.m. Update

Max Domi going behind the net centres the puck and it deflects in off the stick of Tyler Hore short side on Matt Murray on the power play...2-1 London

2:58 p.m. Update

With the Greyhounds on a lenghty five-on-three man advantage, Bryan Moore scoreshigh stick side on Anthony Stolarz after Stolarz makes the initial stop on a point shot by Darnell Nurse...1-1

2:55 p.m. Update

Murray with a pad save on Tait Seguin in alone after the Knights break out on a two-on-one that started with Tyler Ganly pinching in at the Knights blueline

2:49 p.m. Update

Second period is underway

2:33 p.m. Update

one period in the books and the Greyhounds trail London 1-0. Shota are 11-8 London

2:29 p.m. Update

Greyhounds kill off a late-period penalty to Darnell Nurse, score remains 1-0 London

2:17 p.m. Update

Sergey Tolchinsky turns the puck over to Marner in the slot in the Greyhounds zone...Marner proceeds to miss the net high glove alone in close

2:13 p.m. Update

Mitch Marner slide the puck five-hole on a breakaway...1-0 London

2:08 p.m. Update

Matt Murray with a couple of nice saves on Ryan Rupert and Chris Tierney in tight early on

2:03 p.m. Update

Puck has dropped and we're underway at the Essar Centre

Pre-game

Lineups are set for this afternoon.

Scratches

Sault Ste. Marie: Jorgen Karterud, Keigan Goetz, Brandon Hughes, Jean Dupuy

London: Christian Dvorak, Owen MacDonald

Lines

Sault Lines: Bryan Moore-Jared McCann-Andrew Fritsch, Michael Bunting-Blake Speers-Sergey Tolchinsky, Patrick Watling-Tyler Gaudet-Dylan Corson, David Miller-Trent Mallette; Darnell Nurse-Alex Gudbranson, Tyler Hore-Tyler Ganly, David Eccles-Kyle Jenkins, Colton White; Matt Murray

London Lines: Gemel Smith-Bo Horvat-Josh Anderson, Max Domi-Chris Tierney-Ryan Rupert, Matt Rupert-Brett Welychka-Michael McCarron, Tait Seguin-Mitchell Marner-CJ Yakimowicz; Brady Austin-Zach Bell, Nikita Zadorov-Dakota Mermis, Tim Bender-Alex Basso; Anthony Stolarz

Starters

Sault Ste. Marie: Byran Moore-Jared McCann-Andrew Fritsch; Darnell Nurse-Alex Gudbranson; Matt Murray

London: Max Domi-Chris Tierney-Ryan Rupert; Brady Austin-Zach Bell; Anthony Stolarz

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KPNM 1/12/2014 7:02:55 PM Report

One hell of a game. Great temperament and Excellent work on part of the Hounds not giving up!!
S.M.A.R.T. 1/12/2014 7:18:43 PM Report

The Hounds are sure giving us our money's worth this year. This team is disciplined and just never gives up. The Hounds are the cat's meow. GO HOUNDS GO!!!
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