OHL Roundup: Fox extends scoring streak as Otters win 10th in a row

Saturday, 12.14.2013 / 10:34 PM The Canadian Press

ERIE, Pa. - Connor Brown and Dane Fox both scored in regulation and in the shootout, as the Erie Otters extended their win streak to 10 games by defeating the London Knights 4-3 on Saturday in Ontario Hockey League action.

Fox's goal was his league-leading 41st of the season for the Otters (29-4-1). He has 18 goals in his last 10 games.

Hayden Hodgson and Darren Raddysh also scored for Erie.

Ryan Rupert, Chris Tierney and Brady Austin scored for the Knights (24-6-3), who had their seven-game win streak halted.

Devin Williams made 30 saves for Erie as Jake Patterson stopped 15-of-18 shots for London.

The Otters went 0 for 3 on the power play while the Knights went 0 for 4.



BELLEVILLE, Ont. — Brendan Perlini scored once and set up two more as Niagara downed the Bulls.

Aaron Haydon and Anthony DiFruscia each had a goal and an assist for the IceDogs (10-20-4) while Graham Knott and Mitchell Fitzmorris rounded out the scoring for Niagara.

Aaron Berisha, Cameron Brace and Remi Elie supplied the offence for Belleville (8-21-4).

Brent Moran made 35 saves for Niagara, while Charlie Graham allowed five goals on 24 shots for the Bulls.



PLYMOUTH, Mich. — Jonatan Tanus scored the shootout winner as Peterborough handed Plymouth its eighth loss in a row.

Josh Maguire and Michael Clarke scored in regulation for the Petes (13-18-3).

The Whalers (11-19-4) got both goals from Ryan Horvat.

Andrew D'Agostini stopped 29 shots for Peterborough as Alex Nedeljkovic turned aside 28-of-30 for Plymouth.



SARNIA, Ont. — Ryan Verbeek scored four times and Darcy Greenaway had three assists as Kingston crushed the Sting.

Michael Moffat scored once and added two assists for the Frontenacs (17-10-4) while Robert Polesello, Lawson Crouse, Warren Steele and Conor McGlynn tacked on the others.

Alex Carnevale scored Sarnia's (11-19-3) lone goal.

Matt Mahalak made 25 saves for Kingston as Barrick Brodie gave up all nine goals on 52 shots for the Sting.



SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. — Matt Murray turned away all 40 shots he faced as the Greyhounds blanked Oshawa for their first win in three outings.

Blake Speers scored twice for Sault Ste. Marie (22-8-3) while Jared McCann had a goal and an assist.

Ken Appleby started in net for the Generals (24-9-2) but was pulled after two periods after allowing three goals on 17 shots. Daniel Altshuler came in for the third and stopped all six shots he faced.

The Greyhounds went 2 for 7 on the power play as Oshawa went 0 for 5.



SAGINAW, Mich. — Darby Llewellyn scored twice and Matthew Greenfield made 45 saves as Kitchener snapped a three-game slide by defeating the Spirit.

Scott Teskey, Max Iafrate and Curtis Meighan also scored for the Rangers (12-19-1) and Ryan MacInnis chipped in with two assists.

Jimmy Lodge scored for Saginaw (16-13-5).

Nikita Serebryakov stopped 36-of-40 shots for the Spirit.



BARRIE, Ont. — Mackenzie Blackwood stopped 52 shots and Andrew Mangiapane scored the winner at 15:03 of the third period as the Colts slipped past Windsor.

Mangiapane earned the game's first star after scoring three times for Barrie (17-13-3) while Brendan Lemieux had the other.

Cristiano DiGiacinto, Ben Johnson and Chris Cobham scored for Spitfires (20-11-1) and Brady Vail had two assists.

Alex Fotinos stopped 33-of-37 shots for Windsor.



OWEN SOUND, Ont. — Matthew Mancina stopped 35 shots and Robby Fabbri scored twice as Guelph shutout the Attack.

The Storm (22-7-3), who jumped out to a 3-0 lead after 20 minutes of play, also got goals from Scott Kosmachuk and Pius Suter.

Brandon Hope turned away 31-of-34 shots for Owen Sound (16-11-5).

Guelph went 2 for 6 on the power play while the Attack failed to score on three chances with the man advantage.


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