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OHL: Bunting scores hat trick to lead Greyhounds over Sting

The Canadian Press

10/23/2013 10:12:33 PM

SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. -- The Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds rallied from a 3-1 deficit with seven unanswered goals, five of them on the power play, to dump the Sarnia Sting 8-3 in Ontario Hockey League play Wednesday.

Michael Bunting had three goals and Jorgen Karterud scored twice for Sault Ste. Marie. Bunting's second goal came on a power play, and tied the game 3-3. Karterud scored the next two, both on the power play.

Tyler Gaudet, Andrew Fritsch and Patrick Watling also scored for the Greyhounds (9-1-2).

Bryan Moore had a pair for the Sting. Noah Bushnell also scored for Sarnia (4-8-1).

Greyhounds goalie Matt Murray made 19 saves. Sarnia's Taylor Dupuis faced no fewer than 15 shots in each period, and 47 in all.

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OTTERS 5 WHALERS 2

At Erie, Pa., Troy Donnay's first goal of the season snapped a 2-2 tie in the second period, to lead Erie to its win over Plymouth.

Andre Burakovsky, Michael Curtis, Adam Pelech and Joel Wigle also scored for the Otters (10-2-1).

Mitch Jones and Alex Peters had short-handed goals for the Whalers in the second period.

Oscar Dansk stopped 17 shots for Erie, and Alex Nedeljkovic made 30 saves for Plymouth (6-8-0).