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Knights extend win streak to 23 games

Saturday, 12.29.2012 / 10:04 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Knights extend win streak to 23 games

PLYMOUTH, Mich. - Jake Patterson stopped 31 shots, including a penalty shot in the final minute of the game, as the London Knights doubled up the Plymouth Whalers 4-2 on Saturday in Ontario Hockey League action.

Brother Ryan and Matt Rupert each had a goal and an assist for the Knights (31-5-2), who extended their win streak to 23 games, while Max Domi and Brett Welychka scored a goal apeice.

Zach Bratina and Tom Wilson scored for the Whalers (15-12-8), who have dropped back-to-back contests, and Matt Mahalak turned aside 26 shots in defeat.

London went 0 for 3 on the power play while Plymouth failed to score on either of its opportunities with the man advantage.

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Well, for me this one's concerning, the way we performed. Because three games in, playing a desperate team on the road, I was expecting something else than this. Right now, I'm just disappointed. The other games, I thought we did some things that you can build off your game. There wasn't a lot accomplished in tonight's game.

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