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Teichmann makes 32 saves as the Steelheads edge the Petes 2-1

Saturday, 11.17.2012 / 10:14 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Teichmann makes 32 saves as the Steelheads edge the Petes 2-1

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. - Tyson Teichmann made 32 saves to lead the Mississauga Steelheads to a 2-1 win over the host Peterborough Petes in Ontario Hockey League action on Saturday.

Sam Babintsev and Dylan Smoskowitz scored the goals for Mississauga (16-6-1).

Jonatan Tanus replied for Peterborough (5-17-3), which has dropped nine of its last 10 games.

Babintsev opened the scoring at 16:57 of the first period. He did a reverse spin with the puck near the face-off dot, then managed to sneak a shot between Peterborough goaltender Michael Giugovaz and the post.

The lead held up through most of the second period as the Petes tested Teichmann with 15 shots, but they did manage to beat him for their only goal of the game at 15:57.

A line of rookies applied some pressure and Eric Cornel's rebound bounced off of Teichmann's pad straight to Tanus, who shot it into the open side of the net.

Smoskowitz restored the Steelheads' lead with the winning goal just 59 seconds later. He made a quick sideways cut in the slot and slid the puck inside the post.

Giugovaz stopped 19-of-21 shots in a losing cause.

Each team went 0-2 on the power play.

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