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Griffith scores twice as the Knights set franchise record for consecutive wins

Friday, 12.14.2012 / 11:24 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Griffith scores twice as the Knights set franchise record for consecutive wins

LONDON, Ont. - The London Knights set a franchise record on Friday with its 19th consecutive win as they beat the visiting Owen Sound Attack 3-2 in Ontario Hockey League action.

Seth Griffith's scored twice for the Knights (27-5-2), including the winning goal with just four second remaining in the third period, while Bo Horvat had the other.

The Attack (22-8-3), who got their goals from Holden Cook and Daniel Catenacci, have now lost three in a row after previously winning eight of nine.

Jake Patterson stopped 27-of-29 shots for the win as Brandon Hope made 28 saves in a losing cause.

London went 2 for 9 on the power play while Owen Sound went 1 for 7.

The OHL record for consecutive wins is 25, which was set by the 1983-84 Kitchener Rangers.

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