MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - It took 19 rounds of a shootout to decide a winner, but the London Knights were able to defeat the host Mississauga Steelheads 4-3 on Sunday afternoon in Ontario Hockey League action.
Seth Griffith scored twice in the shootout, including the winner, as the Knights (23-5-2) earned their 15th straight victory.
Kevin Bailie stopped 36-of-39 shots through regulation and overtime and turned aside another 16 shots in the shootout for his 13th win of the year.
Riley Brace scored a goal and added an assist to lead the Steelheads (17-9-2), who rallied back from a 3-1 deficit late in the third period on goals by Dylan Smoskowitz and Josh Burnside to force extra time.
Spencer Martin made 21 saves in a losing cause for Mississauga, which are winless in its last three outings.
The Knights went 1 for 3 on the power play while the Steelheads finished 1 for 6.