OHL Roundup: Light Saturday night around the OHLSunday, September 22, 2013 by: Brad Coccimiglio
The first weekend of the Ontario Hockey League season is nearing completion after four games on Saturday night.
In Sault Ste. Marie, Jared McCann scored four goals while Sergey Tolchinky had a goal and three assists. Tyler Gaudet had a goal and two assists in the win for the Greyhounds. Brandon Hughes chipped in with a goal and an assist while Andrew Fritsch, Trent Mallette and Patrick Watling added two assists each. Dylan Staples, Jorgen Karterud and Michael Bunting also scored for the Greyhound. Goaltender Matt Murray stopped 29 shots. Dominik Kubalik, Nathan Pancel and Nicholas Baptiste scored for the Wolves. Starting goaltender Franky Palazzese stopped 20 of 28 shots before being pulled after the second period. Troy Timpano stopped two of four Greyhound shots in the third period.
In Belleville, Vincent Praplan had a goal and two assists as the North Bay Battalion beat the Belleville Bulls 4-1. Sault Ste. Marie native Mike Amadio had a goal and an assist. Jamie Lewis and Alex Henriksson also scored for North Bay. Barclay Goodrow set up two goals. Battalion goaltender Brendan O’Neill stopped 34 shots. David Tomasek had the lone goal for Belleville while goaltender Charlie Graham stopped 34 shots.
In Plymouth, Connor Brown’s third period goal held up as the winner as the Erie Otters beat the Plymouth Whalers 2-1. Dane Fox also scored for the Otters. Goaltender Oscar Dansk stopped 29 shots. Connor Chatham had the lone goal for the Whalers. Whalers goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic stopped 35 shots.
In Owen Sound, Jonatan Tanus had the lone shootout goal as the Peterborough Petes beat the Owen Sound Attack 4-3. Eric Cornel had a goal and an assist for the Petes in the win Stephen Nosad and Sault Ste. Marie native Anthony Stefano also scored. Peterborough goaltender Michael Guigovaz stopped 37 shots and all three Owen Sound shooter in the shootout. Jaden Lindo had a goal and two assists for Owen Sound while Holden Cook chipped in with a goal and an assist. Gemel Smith also scored while Daniel Milne added two assists.
The weekend schedule wraps up with a very light day as North Bay travels to Ottawa to take on the 67’s in Sunday’s lone OHL game.