Thursday Highlights: Colts don’t quit
BARRIE 4 – SAULT STE. MARIE 3 – OT
Veteran forwards Lucas Chiodo (2) and Zach Magwood (2) helped the Barrie Colts rally late to come back and defeat the visiting Soo Greyhounds 4-3 in overtime. Down 3-2 inside the final two minutes of regulation, Chiodo buried a loose puck in the slot with 1:07 remaining to send the game into overtime. Magwood redirected a Joey Keane power play point shot past Matthew Villalta 1:07 into the extra frame to help the Colts improve to 2-1-0-0 on the young season. Recently signed Tampa Bay Lightning prospect Alexey Lipanov (1) netted his first OHL goal and added two assists while newly named captain Justin Murray and rookie sensation Ryan Suzuki both had a pair of helpers. Keane (1) also scored for the Colts before setting up the winning goal as Barrie wound up 3-for-6 on the man advantage. Barrett Hayton (2), Ryan Roth (1) and Tim Gettinger (3) all scored for the Greyhounds while Colorado Avalanche prospect Conor Timmins had an assist in his first game of the season.
PETERBOROUGH 5 – OSHAWA 2
Dylan Wells held down the fort early with 20 first period saves before the Peterborough Petes charged past the East Division rival Oshawa Generals 5-2 on home ice. Florida Panthers prospect Jonathan Ang (1) led the way with a goal and two assists while overage winger Tyler Rollo (1) had a goal and a helper. Up 3-2 entering the third period, the Petes pull away from the Generals as goals from Logan DeNoble (2) and Ang solidified the club’s first win of the season. Declan Chisholm (1) and Chris Paquette (1) also found the back of the net for Peterborough while Wells made 33 saves on the night. Danil Antropov (1) and Domenico Commisso (1) replied for the Generals as they suffered their first loss.
KITCHENER 4 – WINDSOR 2
Winnipeg Jets prospect Logan Stanley (1) had a goal and an assist in his return to the OHL, doing so against his former club as he helped lead the Kitchener Rangers to a 4-2 victory in Windsor. Nick McHugh (1) also chipped in with a goal and an assist while rookie Jack York (1) scored his first OHL goal and Jake Henderson snapped home the game winner at 9:39 of the second period. Kitchener netminder Anthony Dumont-Bouchard made 21 saves in the win as the Rangers improved to 2-1-0-0. The Spitfires suffered their first loss of the season as Luke Boka (2) and Aaron Luchuk (3) both scored. Overage defenceman Austin McEneny pitched in with two assists.