OHL Roundup: Greyhounds and Wolves battle for positioningThursday, February 28, 2013 by: Brad Coccimiglio
Wednesday night was an important night for the Sudbury Wolves and Soo Greyhounds in Ontario Hockey League action.
Thanks to a shootout win in Sault Ste. Marie over the Greyhounds and a loss by the Brampton Battalion to the Belleville Bulls in Belleville, the Wolves pulled into a tie for fourth in the Eastern Conference with the Battalion.
For the Wolves, Ray Huether scored the shootout winner in the Wolves 5-4 win over the Greyhounds. Wolves goaltender Taylor Dupuis stopped 42 shots and four of five shooters in the shootout for the Wolves. Nicholas Baptiste, Dominik Kubalik, Jacob Harris and Michael Kantor scored for the Wolves in regulation time. Jared McCann had a goal and three assists for the Greyhounds, who clinched a playoff spot thanks to the point received for the shootout loss. Sergey Tolchinsky had a pair of goals for the Greyhounds while Andrew Fritsch also scored.
In Belleville, Malcolm Subban stopped all 25 shots he faced as the Belleville Bulls blanked the Brampton Battalion 4-0. Austen Brassard had two goals and an assist in the win for the Bulls. Brendan Gaunce chipped in with a goal and two assists for the Bulls. Joseph Cramarossa also scored for the Bulls. Brampton goaltender Matej Machovsky stopped 34 shots in the loss.
In Kingston, Boone Jenner scored a pair of goals as the Oshawa Generals beat the Kingston Frontenacs 4-1. Bradley Latour and Geoffrey Schemitsch also scored for the Generals in the win. Billy Jenkins had the lone goal for the Frontenacs in the loss.
On Thursday, four games are on the OHL schedule, including:
- Niagara vs. Plymouth (7 p.m.)
- Peterborough vs. Ottawa (7:05 p.m.)
- Windsor vs. London (7:05 p.m.)
- Barrie vs. Owen Sound (7:30 p.m.)
For full details from Wednesday's game between the Greyhounds and Sudbury, click here