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Vail scores shootout winner as the Spitfires edge the 67's

Sunday, 12.02.2012 / 5:14 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Vail scores shootout winner as the Spitfires edge the 67's

WINDSOR, Ont. - Brady Vail scored the shootout winner as the Windsor Spitfires edged the visiting Ottawa 67s 2-1 on Sunday afternoon in Ontario Hockey League action.

Chris Marchese opened the scoring in the first period on a power play for the Spitfires (11-12-6), who snapped a three-game winless streak.

Taylor Fielding tied the game for the 67's (7-20-3) in the second period when he chipped home a centering pass from Dante Salituro.

Jaroslav Pavelka made 22 saves for the win as Jacob Blair turned away 40-of-41 shots in a losing cause.

Windsor went 1 for 4 on the power play while Ottawa failed to score on either of its chances with the man advantage.

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