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Soo Greyhounds at Windsor Spitfires LIVE BLOG (4:27 p.m. Update)

Sunday, March 09, 2014   by: Brad Coccimiglio

Welcome to SooToday.com's live blog of this afternoon’s Ontario Hockey League game between the Windsor Spitfires and Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds at the WFCU Centre in Windsor.

The game is the third of four games on the road Greyhounds. The game is also the final meeting of the season between the Spitfires and the Greyhounds. The Greyhounds opened the trip on Thursday night in London, losing 4-0, and it continued on Friday night in Sarnia with a 7-0 win.

Continue to refresh your browser throughout the night for the latest updates from the arena.

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4:27 p.m. Update

Greyhounds cap off a 5-1 win in Windsor. Check back late tonight for a full game story

4:16 p.m. Update

With the Greyhounds enjoying a lengthy 5-on-3 after penalties to Ty Bilcke and Steven Janes, Sergey Tolchinsky's one-timer on a feed from Blake Speers beats Dalen Kuchmey...5-1 Greyhounds

4:07 p.m. Update

Greyhounds forward Tyler Ganly's shot from the right faceoff circle catches Kuchmey off-guard after being deflected by Jean Dupuy to extend the Greyhounds lead...4-1 Greyhounds

4:00 p.m. Update

Jared McCann can't get the initial shot off in tight but stays with the puck and scores on the loose puck...3-1 Greyhounds

3:55 p.m. Update

With Patrick Sanvido in the box for Windsor, Darnell Nurse has his point shot find its way through a crowd in the slot and past Dalen Kuchmey to give the Greyhounds the lead...2-1 Greyhounds

3:50 p.m. Update

Third period is underway

3:34 p.m. Update

Two periods in the books in Widnsor and the game is tied at one. Windsor outshot the Greyhounds 16-6 in the period and now have a 26-18 shot advantage

3:30 p.m. Update

Windsor has a goal with one second left in the 5-on-3 waved off after Steven Janes kicks in the loose puck

3:27 p.m. Update

Just six seconds into a Tyler Ganly penalty, Brandon Halverson hit with a delay of game call for shooting the puck over the glass. Windsor 5-on-3 for 1:54

3:22 p.m. Update

Bryan Moore off for interference for the Greyhounds and Windsor gets their first power play of the second period and their fifth of the night

3:13 p.m. Update

Windsor's Patrick Sanvido off for holding and the Greyhounds get the first power play of the period

3:07 p.m. Update

Josh Ho-Sang cutting to the Greyhounds net, beats Halverson with a backhand stick side, beating the rookie Greyhounds netminder to the short side...1-1

3:02 p.m. Update

Tyler Hore with a shot from the bottom of the right faceoff circle that beats Kuchmey short side to give the Greyhounds the lead...1-0 Greyhounds

2:59 p.m. Update

Halverson continuing his solid play from Friday night with a nice stop on Remy Giftopoulos in close just over two minutes into the period

2:55 p.m. Update

Second period is underway as the Greyhounds look to kill off the rest of a late-period penalty to Darnell Nurse

2:37 p.m. Update

First period is in the books with the game still scoreless. Greyhounds lead on the shot clock by a 12-10 margin

2:35 p.m. Update

Darnell Nurse off again, this time for tripping and Windsor to their third power play of the period

2:27 p.m. Update

Greyhounds kill off the five-on-three and Nurse's entire double minor. Spitfires had their chances but Halverson kept them at bay. BAck to even strength

2:25 p.m. Update

Witht he Spitfires still on the power play, Halverson doesn't see a point shot from Brady Vail through a crowd in front but makes the stop

2:21 p.m. Update

With Keigan Goetz already in the box, Windsor to a 1:18 five-on-three as Darnell Nurse is hit with a double minor for high sticking

2:16 p.m. Update

Just over eight minutes into the game and we're still scoreless at the WFCU Centre in Windsor

2:08 p.m. Update

Game is underway in Windsor. Injured forward Michael Bunting, who has missed extended time due to a knee injury, took the warmup this afternoon. No word yet on his return to game action

Pre-Game Update

Lineups are set

Scratches
Windsor: Trevor Murphy (broken leg), Anthony Kotsovos, Chris Cobham (concussion), Slater Koekkoek (shoulder – done for season)

Sault Ste. Marie: Andrew Fritsch, Patrick Watling, Michael Bunting (knee), Kyle Jenkins

Lines
Windsor: Ben Johnson-Remy Giftopoulos-Ryan Foss, Cristiano DiGiacinto-Josh Ho-Sang-Steven Janes, Brody Milne-Sam Povorozniouk-Nikita Yazkov, Cameron Hughes-Ryan Moore-Ty Bilcke; Eric Diodati-Patrick Sanvido, Brady Vail-Graeme Brown; Adam Bateman; Dalen Kuchmey

Sault Ste. Marie: Bryan Moore-Jared McCann-Sergey Tolchinsky, Dylan Corson-Tyler Gaudet-Trent Mallette, Jean Dupuy-David Miller-Blake Speers, Jorgen Karterud-Charley Graaskamp-Keigan Goetz; Darnell Nurse-Alex Gudbranson, Colton White-Tyler Ganly, Tyler Hore-David Eccles; Brandon Halverson

Starters
Windsor:Cristiano DiGiacinto-Ryan Moore-Brody Milne; Brady Vail-Graeme Brown; Dalen Kuchmey

Sault Ste. Marie:Jean Dupuy-David Miller, Blake Speers; Colton White-Tyler Ganly; Brandon Halverson

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