KINGSTON, Ont. - Henri Ikonen scored the winning goal in the fourth round of the shootout as the Kingston Frontenacs edged the visiting Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 4-3 on Sunday in Ontario Hockey League action.
Cody Alcock, Roland McKeown and Sam Povorozniouk scored in regulation time for the Frontenacs (20-17-2).
Ryan Sproul had a goal and an assist for the Greyhounds (20-18-3), who have dropped back-to-back contests, and Tyler Gaudet and Trent Mallette scored a goal apiece.
Mike Morrison stopped 43-of-46 shots for the win as Justin Nichols made 20 saves in a losing cause.
Kingston went 1 for 7 on the power play while Sault Ste. Marie scored once on eight chances with the man advantage.
We've got to find a way to win a game. He's played well in the minors, now he gets his opportunity. We tried [with Jonathan Bernier]. The way I look at it, you get opportunities and you make the most of it. That's what [James Reimer] did. Now another opportunity is here and Sparks ... you gotta grab it. Is he ready? We'll find out.
— Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock to the Toronto Star on recalling goalie Garret Sparks from the AHL to start Monday in his NHL debut
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