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Noesen scores twice as the Whalers beat the 67's

Friday, 11.30.2012 / 10:04 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Noesen scores twice as the Whalers beat the 67's

PLYMOUTH, Mich. - Stefan Noesen scored two goals as the Plymouth Whalers downed the visiting Ottawa 67's 4-1 on Friday in Ontario Hockey League play.

Tom Wilson had a goal and an assist for the Whalers (14-8-4), who lead the West Division, while Matthew Mistele chipped in with two assists.

Ryan Hartman added a single goal to round out Plymouth's offence.

Dante Salituro scored the lone goal for the 67's (7-19-2), who are winless in their last four outings.

Alex Nedeljkovic made 22 saves for the win as Clint Windsor stopped 44-of-47 shots in a losing cause.

Plymouth went 1-for-2 on the power play while Ottawa failed to score on either of its chances with the man advantage.

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Obviously he's been my favorite goalie since I grew up. He's kind of close to my hometown so I've been watching him my whole life. It's a pretty special moment for me to score two goals on Lundqvist in such an important game as this.

— Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky after scoring his first two Stanley Cup Playoff goals against his childhood idol Henrik Lundqvist