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D'Agostini makes 40 saves as the Petes edge the Greyhounds

Saturday, 02.09.2013 / 10:14 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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D'Agostini makes 40 saves as the Petes edge the Greyhounds

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. - Andrew D'Agostini made 40 saves to lead the Peterborough Petes to a 3-2 win over the visiting Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds in Ontario Hockey League play on Saturday.

Brett Findlay, Cody Thompson and Nick Czinder scored for the Petes (18-29-7).

Nick Cousins and Ryan Sproul replied for the Greyhounds (29-20-4).

Findlay opened the scoring at 2:42 of the second period, faking a pass then burying a wrist shot.

Cousins and Sproul gave Sault St. Marie the lead with goals less than two minutes apart just before the half-way point of the period, but Thompson tied it up on a deflection at 10:18.

Jonatan Tanus made a pass off the back boards to a breaking Czinder, who fired home what proved to be the winning goal at 14:57 of the second.

Greyhounds' goaltender Justin Nichols made 31 saves in a losing cause.

Peterborough went 0 for 2 on the power play while Sault Ste. Marie scored once on three chances with the man advantage.

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