Los Angeles Kings prospect Akil Thomas (8) had four points as the Niagara IceDogs took a commanding 7-1 win in Flint. Thomas scored his first OHL shorthanded goal and tacked on three primary assists as the Dogs sprinted to their fourth straight win. Billy Constantinou (4), Lleyton Moore (1), Ivan Lodnia (6), Ben Jones (5) and Kyen Sopa (7, 8) joined in offensively while Stephen Dhillon stopped 33 of the 34 shots he faced. The Firebirds suffer their 14th straight loss to start the season as captain Ty Dellandrea (4) scored their lone goal. Niagara outshot Flint 44-34 to improve to 9-4-2-0 atop the Central Division.