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Meurs scores winner as the Whalers edge the Steelheads

Friday, 01.18.2013 / 10:44 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Meurs scores winner as the Whalers edge the Steelheads

PLYMOUTH, Mich. - Garrett Meurs scored the winning goal at 15:07 of the third period as the Plymouth Whalers came from behind to beat the visiting Mississauga Steelheads 3-2 on Friday in Ontario Hockey League play.

Ryan Hartman and Gianluca Curcuruto also scored for the Whalers (22-13-8), who trailed 2-0 midway through the second period.

Josh Burnside and Dylan Smoskowitz scored for the Steelheads (20-19-4), who have dropped six games in a row.

Matt Mahalak made 18 saves for the win as Spencer Martin turned aside 39-of-42 shots in a losing cause.

Plymouth went 2 for 7 on the power play while Mississauga scored once on seven chances with the man advantage.

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