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.
Not only is it a great idea, but if you don't [start using analytics] you're going to fall behind. You have to be on the cutting edge. It was [Arizona Coyotes assistant general manager] Darcy Regier who said, 'If you didn't invent it, you have to be the second- or third-best copier, because if you're fourth or fifth you've got no chance.'
— Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock on his interest in advanced statistical analysis