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Brock Beukeboom's three assists help IceDogs ease past Greyhounds 5-1

Thursday, 10.25.2012 / 9:54 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Brock Beukeboom's three assists help IceDogs ease past Greyhounds 5-1

ST. CATHARINES, Ont. - Brock Beukeboom had three assists as the Niagara IceDogs pounded the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 5-1 in Ontario Hockey League action Thursday night.

Ryan Strome and Brett Ritchie both added a goal and an assist for the IceDogs, while Aaron Haydon scored his first career OHL goal. Trevor Peterson and Steven Shipley also scored Niagara (9-4-1).

Jared McCann had the lone Greyhounds (7-7-0) goal, as St. Catharines native Justin Nichols made 33 saves in the loss.

Chris Festarini turned aside 28 shots for the win.

Niagara was 1-for-5 on the power play. Sault Ste. Marie was 1-for-4.

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[He's] real confident with the puck now, getting it off his stick quick and no second-guessing. We need that. He's such a good guy in the room. He works so hard. That's the big thing. For not a big man, he just fights for every puck and when he scores, the guys appreciate that even more.

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