GUELPH, Ont. - Tyler Bertuzzi scored twice as the Guelph Storm defeated the visiting Erie Otters 6-3 on Friday in Ontario Hockey League action.
Scott Kosmachuk and Patrick Waitling had a goal and an assist each for the Storm (5-2-1), who entered the third period tied 3-3 before scoring three unanswered goals, and Tanner Richard chipped in with three assists.
Jason Dickinson and Zack Mitchell scored a goal apiece to round out Guelph's offence.
Connor Brown scored twice for the Otters (2-4-2) and Spencer Abraham added a single goal.
Life's about opportunity and how you respond to that opportunity, and obviously he must have some swagger about him, some confidence about him, because he was solid. He made some good saves. He was 6-foot-3 on every shot, which is a good thing for a goalie. He played well. We got a win.
— Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock on rookie goaltender Garret Sparks, who made 24 saves in his first NHL start, a 3-0 win vs. Oilers
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