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Finn scores winner as the Storm down the Petes 7-6 in OT

Sunday, 10.14.2012 / 5:24 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Finn scores winner as the Storm down the Petes 7-6 in OT

GUELPH, Ont. - Matt Finn scored twice, including the winner 23 seconds into overtime, as the Guelph Storm edged the visiting Peterborough Petes 7-6 on Sunday afternoon in Ontario Hockey League action.

The Toronto Maple Leafs' prospect now has nine points in nine games, which is good for fourth in scoring for OHL defencemen.

Zack Mitchell also had two goals and an assist for the Storm (6-2-1), who have won five of their last six contests, and Scott Kosmachuk scored once and set up two more.

Justin Auger had a goal and an assist, Patrick Waitling scored a single goal and Zac Leslie chipped in with four assists to round out Guelph's offence.

Francis Menard scored twice for the Petes (2-5-3) and Zach Lorentz had a goal and an assist.

Eric Cornel, Greg Betzold and Stephen Nosad also scored for Peterborough.

Garret Sparks started in goal for the Storm, but was pulled in the second period after allowing five goals on 16 shots.

Jason DaSilva stopped 22-of-23 shots in relief and earned the win for Guelph while Michael Giugovaz made 38 saves in a losing effort for Peterborough.

Both clubs went 3-for-9 on the power play.

Note to readers: CORRECTION: Removed "AND" from lead

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