MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Riley Brace, Kristoff Kontos and Dylan Smoskowitz each scored a goal and two assists to lead the Mississauga Steelheads to a 5-2 victory over the Brampton Battalion on Friday in Ontario Hockey League action.
Eric Diodati recorded the game winner while Stuart Percy also scored for the Steelheads (17-7-1) to snap Brampton's six-game winning streak.
Zach Bell and Mike Amadio scored for the Battalion (12-9-5).
Spencer Martin finished with 25 saves for the win as Matej Machovsky turned aside 32 shots in a losing cause.
I spent a long summer thinking about that playoff series and what could have been. [The Blackhawks] ended up being the Stanley Cup champions, so we know we lost to a very good team. It's tough to know how close we were, and it motivates us for this year.
— Nashville captain Shea Weber in an interview with the Predators website