OHL Roundup: IceDogs squeak past Knights

Anthony DiFruscia. (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — Anthony DiFruscia scored the go-ahead goal 14:53 into the third period to lift the Niagara IceDogs to a 3-2 victory over the London Knights on Thursday in Ontario Hockey League action.

Johnny Corneil had a goal and an assist for Niagara (25-17-6), which clawed back from a 2-0 deficit. Vince Dunn had the tying goal midway through the second period.

JJ Piccinich and Christian Dvorak gave the Knights (34-11-3) an early lead with power-play goals less than two minutes apart in the first period.

Alex Nedeljkovic made 16 saves for the win. Tyler Parsons stopped 31 shots in the losing effort.


NORTH BAY, Ont. — Boris Katchouk scored twice as Sault Ste. Marie topped the Battalion.

Bobby MacIntyre, Zachary Senyshyn, and Blake Speers also scored for the Greyhounds (22-20-6).

Mike Amadio and Daniil Vertiy replied for North Bay (25-17-6).


PETERBOROUGH, Ont. — Hunter Garlent had a goal and two assists as the Petes toppled Hamilton.

Dominik Masin had a goal and an assist for Peterborough (24-20-6). Adam Timleck and Josh Coyle also found the back of the net and Kyle Jenkins chipped in with three helpers.

Trent Fox scored the lone goal for the Bulldogs (18-27-4).


WINDSOR, Ont. — Christian Fischer struck twice and added an assist as the Spitfires downed Sudbury.

Mikhail Sergachev had the eventual winner and two assists for Windsor (31-14-5), while Brendan Lemieux, Cole Carter and Luke Boka rounded out the attack.

Danny Desrochers replied for the Wolves (12-33-4).


BARRIE, Ont. — Giordano Finoro’s goal late in the second period was the eventual winner and Dylan Sadowy added a short-handed goal as the Colts defeated Oshawa.

Andrew Mangiapane and Cordell James chipped in for Barrie (30-16-2).

Joe Manchurek responded for the Generals (18-25-7).

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