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Saturday Night Around The OHL - Junior Hockey News
Published: Saturday, 8 Sep 2012
For the second time in three days, the Oshawa Generals topped the Peterbrough Petes 5-1 at the Ajax Community Centre in Ajax, Ontario. Michael Dal Colle led all skaters with two goals while Emmerson Clark, Bradley Latour and Scott Naughton also scored for the Generals. Nick Ritchie scored the lone goal for the Petes while teammate Michael Giugovas stopped 47 shots in a losing cause.|
The host Owen Sound Attack won their first game of the pre-season with a 5-3 win over the Mississauga Steelheads at the Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre. Gilbert Gabor led the Attack with two goals while Joseph Blandisi, Chris Birgas and Gemel Smith also cashed in. Brandon Hope made 14 saves in the win for the Attack while Tyson Teichmann stopped 32 shots for the Steelheads.
At the Timken Centre in St. Thomas, Ontario, the London Knights finished their preseason on a winning note as they beat the Plymouth Whalers for the second time in as many days with a 3-1 win. Alex Broadhurst, Chris Tierney and Matt Rupert scored for the Knights while Tom Wilson scored the lone goal for the Whalers. Knights goalie Jake Patterson made 40 saves for the win.
Eric Locke scored twice and Nikita Serebryakov made 32 saves in his OHL pre-season debut as they led the host Saginaw Spirit improved their pre-season record to 3-0 as they skated past the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 5-1 at the Dow Event Center. Vince Trocheck, Carlos Amestoy and Dylan Sadowy also scored for the home team, while Dylan Staples scored the lone goal for the Greyhounds.
At the Clarence-Rockland Community Arena in Rockland, Ontario, the Ottawa 67's swept the back-to-back weekend series from the QMJHL's Gatineau Olympiques with a 4-2 win. Steven Janes scored two power-play goals while Tyler Graovac and Cody Ceci also found the net for the 67's. Ottawa's goaltending tandem of Michael Nishi and Jacob Blair made a combined 24 saves in the win. The Olympiques got goals from Mickael Beauregard and Chris King.
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