ST. CATHARINES, Ont. - The Niagara IceDogs battled back from a 5-1 third-period deficit to defeat the Sudbury Wolves 6-5 in a shootout in Ontario Hockey League action on Saturday night.
Anthony DiFruscia and Mitchell Theoret each scored once to round out Niagara's offence.
Five different scorers found the back of the net for Sudbury ( 9-14-3) as Mathew Campagna, Dominik Kahun, Jacob Harris, Nathan Pancel and Nathan Cull beat IceDogs' rookie goaltender Brent Moran.
Moran made 24 saves, and was perfect in the shootout to pick up his first victory on home ice this season as Joel Vienneau turned aside 38 shots in the loss.
Niagara was 1-for-5 with the power play as Sudbury failed to score on five chances with the man advantage.