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OHL Roundup: Schedule cruises towards holiday break

Sunday, December 15, 2013   by: Brad Coccimiglio

Saturday night saw eight games on the schedule as teams continue the stretch prior to the upcoming Christmas break.

In Erie, Dane Fox had the shootout winner as the Erie Otters beat the London Knights 4-3. Devin Williams made 30 saves for the Otters and stopped both London shooters he face in the shootout. Hayden Hodgson had a goal an assist for the Otters. Fox and Darren Raddysh also scored for Erie. Brady Austin, Ryan Rupert and Chris Tierney scored for London.

In Belleville, Brendan Perlini had a goal and two assists as the Niagara IceDogs beat the Belleville Bulls 5-3. Goaltender Brent Moran stopped 35 shots. Anthony DiFruscia and Aaron Haydon added a goal and an assist for Niagara. Graham Knott and Mitchell Fitzmorris also scored for the IceDogs. Cameron Brace, Aaron Berisha and Remi Elie scored for Belleville in the loss.

In Plymouth, Jonatan Tanus had the shootout winner as the Peterborough Petes beat the Plymouth Whalers 3-2. Michael Clarke and Josh Maguire scored for the Petes in regulation time while Andrew D’Agostini stopped 29 shots. Ryan Hartman had both goals for Plymouth in the loss. Whalers goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic stopped 28 shots.

In Sarnia, Ryan Verbeek scored four goals as the Kingston Frontenacs beat the Sarnia Sting 9-1. Michael Moffat had a goal and two assists for Kingston while Lawson Crouse and Warren Steele chipped in with a goal and an assist each. Darcy Greenaway set up three goals while Robert Polesello and Conor McGlynn also scored for Kingston. Alex Carnevale had the lone goal for Sarnia in the loss. Goaltender Brodie Barrick stopped 42 shots.

In Sault Ste. Marie, Matt Murray stopped all 40 shots he faced as the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds blanked the Oshawa Generals 3-0. Blake Speers had a pair of goals while Jared McCann added a goal and an assist in the win. Ken Appleby got the start for the Generals, stopping 14 of 17 shots before being pulled for Daniel Altshuller who stopped all six shots he faced in the third period.

In Saginaw, Darby Llewellyn had two goals and an assist to lead the Kitchener Rangers to a 5-1 win over the Saginaw Spirit. Rangers goaltender Matthew Greenfield stopped 45 shots in the win. Ryan MacInnis and Nick Magyar set up a pair of goals each for the Rangers while Max Iafrate, Curtis Meighan and Scott Teskey had the other Kitchener goals. Nikita Serebryakov made 36 saves for the Spirit in the loss. Jimmy Lodge had the lone goal for Saginaw.

In Barrie, Andrew Mangiapane had three goals as the Barrie Colts beat the Windsor Spitfires 4-3. MacKenzie Blackwood made 52 saves in the win. Brendan Lemieux had the other goals for Barrie while defenceman Jake Dotchin set up a pair of goals. Cristiano DiGiacinto, Chris Cobham and Ben Johnson scored for Windsor in the loss. Spitfires goaltender Alex Fotinos stopped 33 shots.

In Owen Sound, Matthew Mancina stopped all 35 shots he faced as the Guelph Storm blanked the Owen Sound Attack 4-0. Robby Fabbri had a pair of goals in the win while Pius Suter and Scott Kosmachuk also scored for Guelph. Owen Sound goaltender Brandon Hope stopped 31 shots in the loss.

Friday was a typically busy night with eight games on the schedule.

In Kingston, Jordan Maletta scored on the power play at 2:32 of overtime to give the Niagara IceDogs a 5-4 win over the Kingston Frontenacs. Carter Verhaeghe and Brendan Perlini had a goal and two assists each in the win while Aaron Haydon and Alexander Protapovich also scored. Brent Moran stopped 45 shots for the IceDogs. Darcy Greenaway, Even McEneny, Sam Bennett and Spencer Watson scored for Kingston.

In Sarnia, Nikolay Goldobin had two goals and an assist as the Sarnia Sting beat the Plymouth Whalers 3-2. Alexandre Renaud also scored for Sarnia. Connor Chatham and Ryan Hartman scored for the Whalers.

In Saginaw, Jonatan Tanus and Stephen Pierog scored twice each as the Peterborough Petes beat the Saginaw Spirit 5-2. Eric Cornel had the other goal for Peterborough. Anthony Stefano set up two goals for the Petes. Cody Payne and Dylan Sadowy scored for Saginaw.

In Kitchener, Damir Sharipzyanov scored twice as the Owen Sound Attack beat the Kitchener Rangers 5-2. Brett Hargrave, Kyle Hope and Daniel Milne also scored for Owen Sound while Brandon Hope stopped 36 shots in the win. Brent Pederson and Justin Bailey scored for the Rangers.

In London, Mitchell Marner and Chris Tierney had a goal and two assists each as the London Knights beat the Guelph Storm 5-2. Max Domi and Christian Dvorak chipped in with a goal and an assist each. Brett Welychka also scored for the Knights. Anthony Stolarz stopped 32 shots for London. Justin Nichols goaltender stopped 40 shots in the loss. Matt Finn and Robby Fabbri scored for Guelph in the loss.

In Mississauga, Bryson Cianfrone’s third period goal held up as the winner as the Mississauga Steelheads beat the Barrie Colts 3-2. Cianfrone had a goal and an assist in the win. Dylan Smoskowitz and Brett Foy also scored for the Steelheads. C.J. Garcia had a goal and an assist for the Colts in the loss. Jonathan Laser also scored for Barrie.

In Ottawa, Stephen Harper’s goal at 11:37 of the second period held up as the eventual game winner as the Belleville Bulls held on the beat the Ottawa 67’s 4-3. Harper and Cameron Brace had a goal and an assist each in the win while Remi Elie added a pair of assists. Bulls goaltender Charlie Graham stopped 34 shots. Jordan Subban and Jake Marchment also scored for the Bulls. Brendan Bell had a goal and an assist for Ottawa while Adrian Sloboda set up two goals. Joseph Blandisi and Dante Salituro also scored for Ottawa. 67’s goaltender Philippe Trudeau stopped 34 shots.

In Sudbury, Nathan Pancel scored a pair of goals and assisted on another as the Sudbury Wolves beat the Oshawa Generals 4-2. Nicholas Baptiste and Mathew Campagna added a goal and an assist each for the Wolves. Sudbury goaltender Franky Palazzese stopped 31 shots. Daniel Altshuller stopped 345 shots of Oshawa in the loss. Cole Cassels and Colin Suellentrop scored for the Generals.

Thursday saw three games on the schedule.

In St. Catharines, Brendan Gaunce had two goals and two assists as the Erie Otters blasted the Niagara IceDogs 7-2. Dane Fox and Connor McDavid had two goals and an assist each in the win while Quentin Maskimovich had the other Otters goal. Connor Brown chipped in with three assists while goaltender Oscar Dansk stopped 28 shots. Brendan Perlini and Cody Caron scored for the IceDogs in the loss.

In North Bay, Barclay Goodrow had a pair of goals as the North Bay Battalion doubled up the Barrie Colts 4-2. Matt MacLeod had a goal and an assist in the win while Vincent Praplan also scored for the Battalion. Kevin Laban and Andreas Athanasiou scored for Barrie in the loss.

In Windsor, Alex Fotinos made 39 saves as the Windsor Spitfires beat the Peterborough Petes 4-2. Brody Milne had two goals and an assist in the win while Steven Janes chipped in with a pair of goals as well for Windsor. Josh Ho-Sang and Remy Giftopoulos set up two goals each for Windsor. Jonatan Tanus and Anthony Stefano scored for Peterborough in the loss.



  • Owen Sound vs. Windsor (2:00 p.m.)
  • Sault Ste. Marie vs. Kitchener (2:00 p.m.)
  • Sudbury vs. North Bay (2:00 p.m.)
  • London vs. Kingston (4:00 p.m.)
  • Guelph vs. Erie (6:30 p.m.)

Note: Home team listed first

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