Simpson makes 51 saves as Petes tie OHL final vs. Knights at 1-1


LONDON, Ont. — Avery Hayes and Tucker Robertson each scored twice and netminder Michael Simpson made 51 saves as the visiting Peterborough Petes tied the Ontario Hockey League Championship Series with a 5-3 win over the London Knights on Saturday night.

Donovan McCoy also scored for the Petes, who lost Thursday’s opener in the best-of-seven series 3-0. Brennan Othmann and Robertson each chipped in two assists for the Petes.

Sam Dickinson, Sean McGurn and Logan Mailloux scored for the Knights, who trailed 1-0 after the first period but led 3-2 heading into the third.

The Knights outshot the Petes 54-27.

Game 3 is Monday in Peterborough, Ont.

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