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Vlajkov scores twice as the 67's edge the Battalion

Friday, 02.01.2013 / 11:34 PM / News

The Canadian Press

OTTAWA - Mike Vlajkov scored twice, including the game winnner, as the Ottawa 67's edged the visiting Sarnia Sting 4-3 on Friday in Ontario Hockey League action.

Vlajkov's second goal of the game broke a 3-3 tie with just 1:17 left to play in the third period.

John Urbanic and Michal Cajkovsky also scored for the 67's (14-33-4), while Jacob Blair made 28 saves for the victory.

Reid Boucher scored twice for the Sting (27-19-3) and now has a league best 42 goals in 49 games.

Anthony DeAngelo also scored for Sarnia and Charles Sarault chipped in with three assists.

Ottawa went 1 for 3 on the power play while Sarnia scored once on four chances with the man advantage.

It means a lot to us, we're very excited. We're looking to continue to build on [our] top core talent of young players. It's just a great opportunity for us to really build high.

— Panthers vice president of hockey operations Travis Viola after Florida won the No. 1 pick in the NHL Draft Lottery