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Niederberger makes 44 saves as the Colts blank the Storm

Saturday, 02.23.2013 / 10:04 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Niederberger makes 44 saves as the Colts blank the Storm

BARRIE, Ont. - Mathias Niederberger made 44 saves as the Barrie Colts blanked the Guelph Storm 2-0 in Ontario Hockey League action Saturday night.

The shutout was Niederberger’s second in eight days and third of the season.

Steven Beyers and Tyson Fawcett scored for Barrie (37-19-4), which snapped a four-game winless streak.

Garret Sparks made 33 saves in a losing cause for Guelph (33-20-5), which were shutout for just the second time this season.

The Colts found some success on the power play, going 1-for-3, while the Storm failed to score on two chances with the man advantage.

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