KITCHENER, Ont. — Giovanni Vallati's goal early in the third stood as the winner and the Kitchener Rangers withstood a late Guelph rally to edge the Storm 4-3 on Tuesday in Ontario Hockey League action.
Frank Hora and Dylan Di Perna had a goal and an assist apiece and Connor Bunnaman also scored for Kitchener (33-23-4), which was up 4-1 until midway through the third period.
Matt Hotchkiss led the Storm (20-34-5) with a goal and a helper. Liam Stevens and Nate Schnarr scored third-period goals.
Rangers goaltender Luke Richardson made 36 saves. Guelph's Anthony Popovic stopped 33 shots.