ST. CATHARINES, Ont. - Brett Ritchie scored two goals as the Niagara IceDogs downed the visiting Mississauga Steelheads 4-1 on Friday in Ontario Hockey League play.
Riley Brace scored the lone goal for the Steelheads (22-24-4), who have lost nine of their last 11 contests.
Christopher Festarini made 17 saves for the win as Spencer Martin stopped 29-of-33 shots in defeat.
Niagara went 2 for 4 on the power play while Mississauga failed to score on its only chance with the man advantage.