Greyhounds end road trip with winSaturday, September 29, 2012 by: Brad Coccimiglio
SAGINAW, MICH. – A Nick Cousins goal in overtime gave the Soo Greyhounds a 3-2 win over the Saginaw Spirit on Saturday night.
The win came after the Michael Schumacher scored in the final minute of the third period to tie the game. The win improved the Greyhounds record to 3-1 and marked the third time the Greyhounds came from behind in the third period to win.
Cousins finished the night with a goal and two assists while defenceman Ryan Sproul assisted on all three goals. David Broll also scored in the win.
Goaltender Matt Murray stopped 30 shots in the win for the Greyhounds.
Eric Locke and Frank Schumacher scored for Saginaw in the loss while Jake Paterson stopped 33 shots.
The Greyhounds return home to face the Spirit on Wednesday night. Puck drop is set for 7:07 p.m.
In Ottawa, Tyler Graovac had three goals while Remy Giftopoulos had a pair of goals and an assist to lead the Ottawa 67’s to an 8-1 win over the Erie Otters. Brett Gustavsen had a goal and two assists for the 67’s in the win. Connor Brown had the lone goal for the Otters in the loss.
In Belleville, Boone Jenner scored two goals and set up another as the Oshawa Generals beat the Belleville Bulls 5-2. Tyler Biggs, Brian Hughes and Scott Sabourin also scored for the Generals. Sergey Kuptsov and Jordan Subban scored for the Bulls.
In Plymouth, Rickard Rakell scored twice and set up another goal as the Plymouth Whalers beat the Sudbury Wolves 6-2. Tom Wilson also scored a pair of goals while defenceman Gianluca Curcuruto had three assists. Justin Sefton and Samuel Schutt scored for Sudbury.
In Barrie, Zach Hall scored a pair of goals as the Barrie Colts beat the Mississauga Steelheads 4-1. Andreas Athanasiou set up two goals while Mathias Niederberger stopped 32 shots for the Colts. Steelheads goaltender Tyson Teichmann stopped 35 shots in the loss.
In Owen Sound, JP Anderson stopped 28 shots as the Sarnia Sting beat the Owen Sound Attack 2-1. Charles Sarault and Connor Murphy scored for the Sting while Keevin Cutting scored for the Attack. Owen Sound goaltender Brandon Hope stopped 40 shots in his first start with the team.