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Live Blog: Soo Greyhounds vs. Windsor Spitfires (Final Update)

Welcome to's live blog of this evenings game between the Windsor Spitfires and Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds at the Essar Centre. The game continues a four-game homestand for the Greyhounds.

Welcome to's live blog of this evenings game between the Windsor Spitfires and Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds at the Essar Centre.

The game continues a four-game homestand for the Greyhounds.

For a full recap of the game, click here

9:43 p.m. Update

Greyhounds coach Sheldon Keefe was pleased with the Greyhounds play in the third period, which has been a problem at times of late. He called the period the most important period of the season.

9:12 p.m. Update

Greyhounds finish off a 5-2 win over the Spitfires, despite being outshot 31-26

9:02 p.m. Update

Jean Dupuy nearly puts the Greyhounds up 6-2 as he hits the post on a breakaway

Of note, Greyhounds goaltender Matt Murray has two assists in the game

8:59 p.m. Update

The Greyhounds score two goals in 20 seconds. The first comes as Darnell Nurse beat Kuchmey with a shot from the top of the left faceoff circle glove side. Blake Speers converts a feed from Tyler Gaudet and beats Kuchmey glove side as well...5-2 Greyhounds

8:55 p.m. Update

Tyler Gaudet drives the net from the left wing but can't get a shot off. The loose puck slides to Tyler Ganly in the right faceoff circle and he beats Spitfires goaltender Dalen Kuchmey...3-2 Greyhounds

8:49 p.m. Update

Brady Vail off for hooking to send the Greyhounds to the power play

8:48 p.m. Update

Matt Murray with a great pad save on Sam Povorozniouk three minutes into the third period

8:46 p.m. Update

Third period is underway

8:26 p.m. Update

Blake Speers off for delay of game with 20 seconds left in the second period. The final 1:40 of the penalty will carry over into the third. Through 40 minutes, the game is tied at two with the Spitfires holding a 21-15 shot advantage

8:14 p.m. Update

Brady Vail with a one-timer high short side on Matt Murray after a nice feed from Josh Ho-Sang behind the Greyhoudns goal...2-2

8:12 p.m. Update

The Spitfires power play is negated as Remy Giftopoulos is off for closing his hand on the puck

8:10 p.m. Update

Dylan Corson off for boarding and the Spitfires are back on the power play for two or less

8:09 p.m. Update

Tyler Gaudet with the Greyhounds best chance of the period but is stopped by Dalen Kuchmey with 9:55 left in the frame

8:04 p.m. Update

13:06 left in the second period as the Greyhounds continue to hold a 2-1 lead over Windsor. Shots are 13-9 Spitfires

7:57 p.m. Update

Tyler Hore gets nabbed for hooking and then proceeds to get an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty as well. He'll sit for four minutes. Greyhounds get a break as Ben Johnson is now off for high sticking just 38 seconds into the Hore penalties

7:39 p.m. Update

First period is in the books as the Greyhounds lead Windsor 2-1...Windsor leads on the shot clock by a 9-8 margin. The Spitfires will carry over 47 seconds of a power play into the second period as Greyhounds defenceman Kyle Jenkins is in the box for interference

7:37 p.m. Update

Jared McCann beats Trevor Murphy in the slot and his shot beats Kuchmey stick side off the post and in on the power play...2-1 Greyhounds

7:34 p.m. Update

The penalty parade continues as Slater Koekkoek is nabbed for holding

7:32 p.m. Update

The Greyhounds power play is negated after Jared McCann hits Brady Vail and is nabbed for checking to the head

7:30 p.m. Update

Greyhounds to their second power play of the night as Som Povorozniouk is in the box for cross checking at 15:22

7:25 p.m. Update

Windsor off to their first man advantage of the evening as Tyler Ganly is off for two or less for tripping

7:20 p.m. Update

Slater Koekkoek picks off a Kyle Jenkins pass and slides a backhand past Matt Murray for a shorthanded breakaway goal...1-1

7:19 p.m. Update

Greyhounds to the first power play of the night as Remy Giftopoulos is off for holding at 7:06

7:13 p.m. Update

Tyler Gaudet redirects a feed from Sergey Tolchinsky while going to the net for his 24th goal of the season...1-0 Greyhounds

7:09 p.m. Update

Puck has dropped and we're underway between the Greyhounds and Spitfires

Pre-Game Update

Lineups are set

Sault Ste. Marie: Keigan Goetz, David Eccles, Charley Graaskamp, Michael Bunting (knee injury)

Windsor: Brendan Johnston, Liam Murray, Cameron Hughes, Steven Janes (serving game three of a five-game suspension), Andrew Burns, Chris Marchese (shoulder injury)

Sault Ste. Marie:Bryan Moore-Jared McCann-Sergey Tolchinsky, Jean Dupuy-Dylan Corson-Andrew Fritsch, Patrick Watling-Tyler Gaudet-Trent Mallette, Jorgen Karterud-David Miller-Blake Speers; Darnell Nurse-Alex Gudbranson, Kyle Jenkins-Tyler Ganly, Tyler Hore-Colton White; Matt Murray

Windsor: Ben Johnson-Brady Vail-Cristian DiGiacinto, Brody Milne-Remy Giftopoulos-Josh Ho-Sang, Ryan Foss-Sam Povorozniouk-Nikita Yazkov, Chris Cobham-Ryan Moore-Ty Bilcke; Slater Koekkoek-Trevor Murphy, Eric Diodati-Graeme Brown, Patrick Sanvido-Adam Bateman; Dalen Kuchmey

Sault Ste. Marie:Jean Dupuy=Dylan Corson-Andrew Fritsch; Kyle Jenkins-Tyler Ganly; Matt Murray

Windsor: Ben Johnson-Brady Vail-Cristiano DiGiacinto; Slater Koekkoek-Trevor Murphy; Dalen Kuchmey