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Saturday Night Action Around The OHL - Junior Hockey News
Published: Saturday, 22 Sep 2012
After a hot and heavy schedule on the first Friday of the 2012-13 OHL regular season, four games were on the hopper Saturday night, with three of them went the full 60 minutes while one had to be settled in a shootout.
Belleville Bulls 3 (at) Plymouth Whalers 2 (SO)
The visiting Bulls rallied from a 2-0 deficit to beat the Whalers 3-2 as Jospeh Cramarossa scored the only goal in the second round of the shootout. For the second straight night, Bulls netminder Malcolm Subban was the game's first star with 33 saves, including a glove save at the buzzer, plus stopping all three Whaler shooters in the shootout. The hosts jumped out to a 2-0 lead before the midway point of the first period. Stefan Noesen redirected a Colin MacDonald shot 51 seconds into the game for a 1-0 lead and Ryan Hartman scored his first OHL goal as he got a pass from Garrett Muers and one-timed it past Subban at 8:42. The Bulls got on the board at 14:45 in the first when Austen Brassard scored by firing a shot through traffic and past Whalers netminder Matt Mahalak. Carter Sandlak made it 2-2 at 6:17 of the second period when he grabbed the loose puck in front of the Whalers' net for the equalizer. Jordan Subban registered two assists for the Bulls.
Windsor Spitfires 3 (at) Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 2
Brady Vail scored the deciding goal at 6:14 of the third period as the Spitfires won their first game of the season at the Essar Centre. Michael Clarke and Jordan Maletta also found the net for the Spitfires, who got 29 saves from Jaroslav Pavelka. The Greyhounds got goals from David Broll and Nick Cousins, while Matt Murray made 37 saves in a losing cause.
Peterborough Petes 4 (at) Ottawa 67's 3
Nick Ritchie scored the deciding goal early in the second period and Michael Giugovaz made 39 saves, inc1uding 18 in the second period, as the visiting Petes clipped the 67's at the Scotiabank Place. The Petes also got goals from Zach Lorentz, Clark Seymour and Francis Menard while Taylor Fielding, Cody Ceci, and Ryan Van Stralen found the net for the 67's
Saginaw Spirit 2 (at) Owen Sound Attack 5
Cameron Brace scored the deciding goal and also added two assists as the host Attack beat the Spirit at the Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre. Jordan Binnington recorded 27 saves for the home team, who got goals from Kyle Hope, Kurtis Gabriel, Holden Cook and Daniel Catenacci. Vincent Trocheck and Garret Ross found the net for the Spirit, who got 24 saves from Jake Paterson.
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