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Thursday Night Action In The OHL - Junior Hockey News
Published: Thursday, 27 Sep 2012
The second week in the OHL kicked off with four games on the schedule. The Spitfires were looking for some momentum following their win in Sault Ste. Marie last Saturday while two teams were looking for their first win of the 2012-13 campaign and a game between Owen Sound and Barrie had to be decided in a shootout.|
Kitchener Rangers 2 (at) Windsor Spitfires 4
The Windsor Spitfires notched their first home win of the season as they doubled-up the Kitchener Rangers 4-2 at the WFCU Centre. Chris Marchese found the net twice, including the game-winner with 43.5 seconds left in regulation. Jaroslav Pavelka stopped 29 shots for the Spitfires, who got goals from Derek Schoenmakers and Michael Clarke. Brady Vail recorded two assists for the Spitfires. Brent Pedersen, who scored on the team's first shot on net 13:21 into the first period, and Tomas Reider found the net for the Rangers, who got 34 saves from Franky Palazzese in a losing effort. The Spitfires snapped a four-game winless streak against the Rangers on home ice with their last win that came on Feburary 11, 2010.
Erie Otters 5 (at) Peterborough Petes 1
Oscar Dansk recorded 47 saves to earn his first OHL win as the visiting Otters notched their first victory of the season as they defeated the Petes at the Peterborough Memorial Centre. Stephen Harper scored two goals, with Connor McDavid assisting on both of them in the first period. The Otters also got goals from Jake Evans, Nick Betz and Travis Wood, while Trevor Murphy provided the only goal for the Petes.
Sudbury Wolves 0 (at) Saginaw Spirit 5
Jake Paterson stopped all 30 shots and Eric Locke scored twice on the power play as the Spirit won their first game of the season at the Dow Event Center. The Spirit got a goal and an assist each from Vincent Trocheck and Andrey Alexeev while Grant Webermin notched two assists. Justin Kea also provided the scoring with his first goal of the season for the home team.
Owen Sound Attack 3 (at) Barrie Colts 4 (SO)
Josh MacDonald started the scoring festivities and closed it out as he scored the lone goal in the third round of the shootout, giving the Colts their first home win of the season. MacDonald started the scoring early in the first period for the Colts, who also got goal and assist each from Mark Scheifele and Zach Hall. Mathias Neiderberger stopped 21 shots for the hosts. The Attack got goals from Zach Nastasiuk, Daniel Cantenacci and Daniel Zweep, while Jordan Pennington made 36 saves in a losing effort.
Photo of Jake Paterson by Aaron Bell/OHL Images
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