OHL Roundup: Attack clinch third in record winThursday, March 14, 2013 by: Brad Coccimiglio
Action on Thursday night in the Ontario Hockey League saw the Owen Sound Attack clinch third in the Western Conference while Attack goaltender Jordan Binnington also set a team record in the win.
In Windsor, Binnington stopped all 28 shots he faced as the Owen Sound Attack blanked the Windsor Spitfires 6-0. The win was Binnington's 31st, setting a new Attack franchise record. Daniel Catenacci had two goals and an assist for the Attack. Cameron Brace added a goal and two assists in the win. Gemel Smith set up three goals for Owen Sound while Nathan Chiarlitti added two assists. Cody Ceci, Artur Gavrus and Daniel Zweep also scored for the Attack. Jordan DeKort stopped 18 of 22 shots for Windsor before being pulled after Owen Sound’s fourth goal. Jaroslav Pavelka came in and stopped 22 of 24 shots for the Spitfires.
In St. Catharines, Dylan Blujus and Francis Menard had two assists each as the Brampton Battalion beat the Niagara IceDogs 5-2. Zach Bell, Brenden Miller, Barclay Goodrow, Matt MacLeod and Brendan Childerley scored for the Battalion in the win. Brett Ritchie and Steven Shipley scored for Niagara in the loss.
In Sarnia, Eric Locke scored 28 seconds into overtime to lift the Saginaw Spirit to a 3-2 win over the Sarnia Sting. With the loss, the Sting pull to within a point of the Soo Greyhounds in the Western Conference standings. Garrett Ross had a goal and an assist for the Spirit in the win. Nick Moutry also scored. Nikolay Goldobin scored a pair of goals for the Sting.
In Barrie, goaltender Mathias Niederberger stopped 49 shots as the Barrie Colts beat the Kingston Frontenacs 4-2. Steven Beyers, Brendan Lemieux, Zach Hall and Mark Scheifele scored for the Colts. Billy Jenkins and Darcy Greenaway scored for Kingston in the loss. Goaltender Mike Morrison stopped 32 shots for the Frontenacs.