GUELPH, Ont. — The London Knights scored four unanswered goals and rallied from a two-goal deficit to defeat the Guelph Storm 5-3 in the Ontario Hockey League Saturday for its second win in a row.
Cody Morgan, Sean McGurn, Antonio Stranges and Luke Evangelista each had a goal and an assist for the division-leading Knights (21-9-1-0). Gerard Keane rounded out the offence, and goalie Owen Flores stopped 20 pucks in the win.
Jake Karabela, Michael Buchinger and Braeden Bowman replied for the Storm (18-10-2-1), which led 3-1 late in the second period. Owen Bennett turned away 28-of-32 shots in defeat.
London outshot Guelph 33-23. Both teams failed to score on the power play.
The Knights are first in the Midwest Division (43 points), ahead of the Storm in second (39 points).
COLTS 3 BATTALION 2 (OT)
BARRIE, Ont. – Ethan Cardwell scored 55 seconds into overtime to lift Barrie (18-9-3-0) over North Bay (19-12-3-2). Mack Guzda stopped 34-of-36 shots for the Colts.
FRONTENACS 6 ICEDOGS 2
KINGSTON, Ont. – Lucas Peric, Francesco Arcuri and Martin Chromiak led the way offensively for Kingston (18-9-3-0) with two goals apiece. Jordan Frasca and Lucas Edmonds each contributed three assists. Niagara (9-18-1-1) goaltender Josh Rosenzweig stopped 46 shots in the loss.
FIREBIRDS 7 RANGERS 1
FLINT, Mich. – Sahil Panwar and Ethan Keppen scored two goals each and Luke Cavallin made 29 saves to hand Flint (20-13-0-2) its third straight victory. Carson Rehkopf scored the lone goal for Kitchener (14-16-1-1).
SPIRIT 5 OTTERS 4 (SO)
ERIE, Penn. – Pavel Mintyukov scored the only goal of the shootout for Saginaw (14-18-1-0), which got two goals from Dalton Duhart in regulation time. The Spirit snapped a five-game losing skid. Spencer Sova scored twice in a losing effort for Erie (11-18-1-2).
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 22, 2022.