OHL Roundup: Four games on Thursday night actionThursday, December 19, 2013 by: Brad Coccimiglio
The final week of action before Christmas in the Ontario Hockey League saw just four games on Thursday night.
In Guelph, Robby Fabbri scored with one second left in regulation time and at 1:43 of overtime to lift the Guelph Storm to a 6-5 win over the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. Fabbri finished the night with three goals for a short-staffed Storm hockey club. Scott Kosmachuk had a goal and two assists while Justin Auger and Jason Dickinson also scored in the win. Matt Finn set up three goals for Guelph while Steven Trojanovic added a pair of assists in the win. Justin Nichols stopped 30 of 32 shots after coming into the game in relief of Matthew Mancina after the first period. David Miller had two goals and two assists for the Greyhounds while Michael Bunting added two goals and an assist in the loss. Sergey Tolchinsky had the other goal for the Greyhounds in the loss.
In North Bay, Alex Henriksson scored the shootout winner as the North Bay Battalion beat the Mississauga Steelheads 3-2. Nick Paul and Dylan Blujus scored in regulation for the Battalion. Josh Burnside and Jacob Jammes scored for Mississauga while goaltender Spencer Martin stopped 40 shots.
In Peterborough, Samuel Schutt scored a pair of goals as the Kingston Frontenacs beat the Peterborough Petes 4-1. Ryan Kujawinski and Roland McKeown had a goal and two assists each in the win. Goaltender Matt Mahalak stopped 36 shots in the win. Michael Clarke scored the lone goal for Peterborough in the loss.
In Barrie, Andreas Athanasiou had four goals and an assist to lead the Barrie Colts to a 7-2 win over the Sarnia Sting. Andrew Mangiapane chipped in with two goals and two assists. Kevin Labanc had the other Barrie goal in the win. Jimmy McDowell sand Nikolay Goldobin had a goal and an assist each for Sarnia.
REMAINING GAMES THIS WEEK
- Saginaw vs. Windsor (7:11 p.m.)
- Kitchener vs. Sault Ste. Marie (7:30 p.m.)
- London vs. Niagara (7:30 p.m.)
- Ottawa vs. Kingston (7:30 p.m.)
- Oshawa vs, Plymouth (7:35 p.m.)