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Live Blog: Soo Greyhounds vs. Windsor Spitfires (10:00 p.m. Update)

Friday, January 24, 2014   by: Brad Coccimiglio

Welcome to SooToday.com's Live Blog of tonights Ontario Hockey League game between the Soo Greyhounds and Windsor Spitfires live from the Essar Centre.

The Greyhounds are opening up a three-game homestand tonight while the Spitfires are playing their first of two games on the road this weekend.

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

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Post-Game Update

Greyhounds coach Sheldon Keefe called the first two periods two of the wrost periods the Greyhounds have played all season.

Windsor coach Bob Boughner said his best players had a major impact in the win, including Josh Ho-Sang who had three assists

9:23 p.m. Update

5-2 Windsor final from the Essar Centre. Shots were 34-29 Windsor

9:18 p.m. Update

Sam Povorozniouk takes a great feed going to the net from Josh Ho-Sang for the Spitfires fifth goal of the evening, beating Murray alone in tight...5-2 Windsor

9:13 p.m. Update

Windsor kills of the Povorozniouk penalty and the Greyhounds continue to trail 4-2 with six minutes left in regulation time

9:10 p.m. Update

Sam Povorozniouk off for high sticking and the Greyhounds to the power play with just over eight minutes remaining in the third period

9:06 p.m. Update

Bryan Moore centres the puck from the left corner and the puck banks in off Alex Fotinos to pull the Greyhounds to within two....4-2 Windsor

8:59 p.m. Update

Patrick Sanvido, who was hit by Keigan Goetz in the second period and left the game, has not returned

8:54 p.m. Update

The Greyhounds kill off the remainder of the McCann penalty and head to the power play as Remy Giftopoulos is called for hooking

8:52 p.m. Update

Third period is underway. Greyhounds killing off the final 49 seconds of a late-period penalty to Jared McCann

8:33 p.m. Update

40 minutes in the books and Windsor leads 4-1. Shots are 25-10 Spitfires, who will start the third period with 49 seconds left on the power play

8:32 p.m. Update

Jared McCann takes a slashing penalty with 1:11 left in the period, sending the Spitfires back to the power play

8:30 p.m. Update

Just 58 seconds after Johnson's goal, Giftopoulos takes a feed from Josh Ho-Sang and beats Murray with a backhand stick side on the play...4-1 Windsor

8:29 p.m. Update

Ben Johnson in the slot takes a feed from Ryan Foss and beats Murray glove side at 17:38...3-1 Windsor

8:21 p.m. Update

Just 30 seconds into four-on-four, Adam Bateman gets nabbed for tripping. The Greyhounds can't capitalize and Windsor remains up 2-1

8:17 p.m. Update

Keigan Goetz with a heavy hit on the end boards on Ptrick Sanvido of Windsor. Eric Diodati steps in and fights Goetz. Minors on the board for both teams. Goets gets a minor for the initial hit and a fighting major. Diodati gets an instigator and will sit for 17 minutes

8:14 p.m. Update

Windsor kills of the penalty to Janes and continue to lead 2-1

8:09 p.m. Update

Steven Janes to the box for Windsor and the Greyhounds to the man advantage. Greyhounds dodge a bullet on the play as the puck hits Matt Murray heading to the bench with 6 Greyhound skaters already on the ice but the play doesn't get called

8:07 p.m. Update

Windsor continues to lead 2-1 with just over 12 minutes remaining in the second period. The Spirtfires hold a 17-5 edge in shots as well

8:01 p.m. Update

Shortly after a great save by Matt Murray on Brady Vail in the slot, Remy Giftopoulos takes a nice feed from Josh Ho-Sang and one-times a feed past Murray for the power play goal...2-1 Windsor

8:00 p.m. Update

K:yle Jenkins to the penalty box for the Greyhounds and the Spitfires to their second power play of the night.

7:57 p.m. Update

Second period just getting underway at the Essar Centre

7:42 p.m. Update

Windsor kills off the late period penalty to Vail and the two teams skate into the intermission tied at one. Windsor leads on the shot clock by a 13-3 margin

7:38 p.m. Update

Greyhounds to their first man advantage of the evening as Brady Vail goes off for hooking

7:29 p.m. Update

Greyhounds kill off the minor to Gaudet...moments after, Brody Milne of the Spitfires finds himself alonge in close and he beats Matt Murray after a turnover by Sergey Tolchinsky...1-1

7:26 p.m. Update

First penalty of the night goes to Greyhounds forward Tyler Gaudet for hooking with just over 10 minutes left in the period

7:20 p.m. Update

Greyhounds get on the board first as Andrew Fritsch redirects a feed while going to the net from Jared McCann...1-0 Sault Ste. Marie

7:12 p.m. Update

Game is underway at the Essar Centre

Pre-game

Lineups are set for tonight

Scratches

Sault Ste. Marie: David Eccles, Brandon Hughes, Michael Bunting, Jean Dupuy

Windsor: Brendan Johnston, Liam Murray, Cameron Hughes, Andrew Burns, Chris Marchese

Lines

Sault Ste. Marie: Bryan Moore-Jared McCann-Andrew Fritsch, Patrick Watling-Tyler Gaudet-Blake Speers, Jorgen Karterud-David Miller-Sergey Tolchinsky, Keigan Goetz-Dylan Corson-Trent Mallette; Darnell Nurse-Alex Gudbranson, Tyler Hore-Tyler Ganly, Colton White-Kyle Jenkins; Matt Murray

Windsor: Ben Johnson-Brady Vail-Ryan Foss, Steven Janes-Remy Giftopoulos-Josh Ho-Sang, Ryan Moore-Sam Povorozniouk-Nikita Yazkov, Brody Milne-Chris Cobham-Ty Bilcke, Slater Koekkoek-Eric Diodati, Patrick Sanvido-Trevor Murphy, Graeme Brown-Adam Bateman, Alex Fotinos

Starters

Sault Ste. Marie:Patrick Watling-Tyler Gaudet-Blake Speers; Tyler Hore-Tyler Ganly, Matt Murray

Windsor: Ben Johnson-Brady Vail-Ryan Foss; Slater Koekkoek-Eric Diodati, Alex Fotinos

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