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OHL Roundup: A look at Saturday's games

Saturday, 09.22.2012 / 11:14 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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OHL Roundup: A look at Saturday's games

Veteran forward Cameron Brace is taking charge of the offence for his Owen Sound Attack.

The 19-year-old scored once and setup two more as Owen Sound defeated the visiting Saginaw Spirit 5-2 on Saturday in Ontario Hockey League action.

Brace also had a three-point performance in his club's season opener, a 6-1 victory over the Windsor Spitfires, and now has three goals and six points in the first two games of the season.

Daniel Catenacci and Kurtis Gabriel each had a goal and an assist for the Attack (2-0-0) while Holden Cook and Kyle Hope added single goals.

Garret Ross led the Spirit (0-1-1) offensively with a goal and an assist and Vincent Trockeck scored the other.

Owen Sound goaltender Jordan Binnington stopped 27-of-29 shots for the win while at the other end Jake Patterson made 24 saves in a losing effort.

Owen Sound went 1 for 7 on the power play while Saginaw scored twice on nine chances with the man advantage.

Elsewhere in the OHL, it was: Belleville 3, Plymouth 2 (SO); Windsor 3, Sault Ste. Marie 2 and Peterborough 4, Ottawa 3.

At Owen Sound, Ont., Hope opened the scoring 4:33 into the first period and Gabriel added another at 11:38 to give the Attack an early 2-0 lead.

Trockeck scored a power-play goal at 18:59 to make it 2-1 Owen Sound after 20 minutes of play.

The Attack dominated the second period with three straight goals to make it 5-1 heading into the final period.

Brace scored on the power play at 5:12, Cook at 10:03 and finally Catenacci at 13:16.

Ross added a power-play goal for Saginaw at 11:40 of the third period.

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Bulls 3 Whalers 2 (SO)

At Plymouth, Mich., Joseph Cramarossa scored the winner in the shootout and Malcolm Subban stopped 33 shots in regulation, and three more in the shootout, as Belleville (2-0-0) edged the Whalers (0-0-2).

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Spitfires 3 Greyhounds 2

At Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., Brady Vail's goal 6:14 into the third period stood up as the winner and Jaroslav Pavelka made 29 saves as Windsor (1-1-0) beat the Greyhounds (1-1-0).

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Petes 4 67's 3

At Ottawa, Michael Giugovaz turned aside 39-of-40 shots and Peterborough (1-1-0) received goals from four different players as they slipped past the 67's (0-2-0).

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