Oct. 11/18 – BAR (2) – NIAG (7)
The Niagara IceDogs took a commanding victory in a meeting of Central Division competitors. Los Angeles Kings prospect Akil Thomas (2, 3) stole the show with two goals and three assists, helping the IceDogs jump out to a 6-0 lead on the Barrie Colts before claiming a 7-2 win on home ice. Edmonton Oilers prospect Kirill Maksimov (7, 8) also had a big night with two goals and two assists while other Niagara markers came from Oliver Castleman (2), Ben Jones (4) and Kyen Sopa (4). Stephen Dhillon stopped 37 of 39 to collect the win as Barrie goals came from Peter Fleming (1) and Tyler Tucker (4). The IceDogs outshot the Colts 42-39 and went 3-for-6 on the man advantage, improving to 4-2-1-0. The Colts see their record fall to 3-4-1-0.