Alex Christopoulos, Oliver Peer and Matthew Maggio each notched a goal and an assist as the Windsor Spitfires used an early lead to push them past the Ottawa 67’s 5-3 on Thursday.
Ethan Miedema and Jacob Maillet added the others for Windsor (16-6-3-1). Mathias Onuska made 32 saves.
Vinzenz Rohrer, Chris Barlas and Tyler Boucher provided the offence for Ottawa (21-5-0). Max Donoso stopped 20 shots.
The Spitfires went up 3-0 late in the opening period before the 67’s got on the board with 36 seconds left.
After Ottawa made it a 4-2 contest early in the third, Christopoulos’ goal at 4:53 of the frame put the game out of reach.
COLTS 5, SPIRIT 2
BARRIE, ONT. — Jacob Frasca recorded a goal and three assists to lead Barrie (12-9-2-1) past Saginaw (18-8-2). Anson Thornton stopped 45 shots in the win as the Spirit outshot the Colts 47-26.
GREYHOUNDS 4, BATTALION 3
NORTH BAY, ONT. — Mark Duarte scored the shootout winner as Sault Ste. Marie (9-10-4-4) defeated North Bay (18-8-0-1). Samuel Ivanov stopped all three shots in the shootout and made 35 saves in regulation and overtime.
RANGERS 4, PETES 3
PETERBOROUGH, ONT. — Reid Valade led the way with two goals as Kitchener held off a comeback effort from Peterborough to earn the win. The Rangers held a 4-0 lead before the Petes came roaring back.
FRONTENACS 3, ICEDOGS 2 (SO)
ST. CATHARINES, ONT. — Francesco Arcuri scored what proved to be the winner as Kingston (13-12-1-1) defeated Niagara in a shootout. Ivan Zhigalov stopped all three shots in the shootout for the Frontenacs who let the IceDogs back in it after taking a 2-0 lead in regulation.