London Knights tie franchise record with 18th consecutive win
Max Domi and Seth Griffith had a goal and two assists apiece as the London Knights beat the visiting Mississauga Steelheads 5-2 on Sunday afternoon in Ontario Hockey League play.
The victory ties London's franchise record for consecutive wins with 18, which was first set on Dec. 8th, 2004.
Matt Rupert, Bo Horvat and Kyle Platzer also scored for the Knights (26-5-2), who improved to 13-3-2 on home ice, while Alex Broadhurst chipped in with two assists.
Dylan Smoskowitz scored both goals for the Steelheads (17-11-2), who are now winless in their last last five outings.
Kevin Baillie stopped 30 shots for his 15th win of the season as Spencer Martin turned aside 35 of-40 shots in a losing cause.
Both clubs were successful on the power play as London went 3-for-6 while Mississauga scored twice on 10 chances with the man advantage.
Greyhounds 4, Sting 1
JP Anderson became the Ontario Hockey League's all-time career wins leader as the Sarnia Sting beat the visiting Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 4-1 on Sunday afternoon.
The 20-year-old goaltender stopped 29 shots to earn his 115th OHL victory, which moves him one win ahead of former Sault Ste. Marie goaltender Kyle Gajewski.
Anderson is 15-9-6 this season and has never finished with less than 23 wins in a year since his rookie season with the Mississauga St Michael's Majors back in 2008-09, when he won 12 contests.
Reid Boucher, Davis Brown and Alex Galchenyuk scored third-period goals for the Sting (18-11-3), who have won six of their last seven outings, while Daniel Nikandrov scored in the first period.
Trent Mallette scored in the first period for the Greyhounds (14-16-2) as Matt Murray turned away 29-of-33 shots in a losing cause.
Sarnia finished 1-for-3 on the power play while the Sault Ste. Marie struggled, going 0 for 5.
At Sarnia, Ont., Nikandrov opened the scoring for the Sting 6:05 into the first period, but Mallette responded for the Greyhounds less than two minutes later to make it 1-1 after 20 minutes of play.
Sarnia outshot Sault Ste. Marie 16-7 in the second period, however, neither club could score a goal and they went into the final period tied.
Boucher scored what turned out to be the winning goal 11:50 into the third period while on the power play.
Galchenyuk made it 3-1 for the Sting less than two minutes later and Boucher added a fourth goal at 17:01.
Battalion 5 Otters 2
At Brampton, Ont., Rookie Nick Paul had the first two-goal game of his OHL career and Brandon Robinson also scored twice as the Battalion (15-13-5) beat Erie (8-19-5), which has dropped back-to-back games and sit last in the Western Conference.
Spitfires 3 Generals 2
At Windsor, Ont., Trevor Murphy scored twice, including the game winner, and Jaroslav Pavelka made 24 saves as the Spitfires (14-12-6) edged Oshawa (17-12-3) for their fourth win in a row.
67's 2 Rangers 1
At Kitchener, Ont., Dante Salituro had the shootout winner as Ottawa beat the Kitchener Rangers (18-9-4).
It was only the second win for Ottawa (8-22-3) in its last 17 games.