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Fritsch scores winner as the Greyhounds down the Steelheads

Sunday, 02.24.2013 / 4:44 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Fritsch scores winner as the Greyhounds down the Steelheads

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Andrew Fritsch scored the game-winning goal and added an assist to lead the Sault. Ste. Marie Greyhounds to a 4-3 come-from-behind victory over the host Mississauga Steelheads in Ontario Hockey League action Sunday afternoon.

Fritsch scored with 2:35 remaining in regulation time as Sault Ste. Marie overcame a 3-2 deficit in the third period.

Ryan Kirkup, Colin Miller and Michael Schumacher also scored for the Greyhounds (33-21-5), who sit fifth in the Western Conference, while Sergey Tolchinsky had three assists

Kristoff Kontos scored two power-play goals for the Steelheads (25-29-5), who are seventh in the Eastern Conference, and Lucas Venuto had the other.

Matt Murray made 28 saves for Sault Ste. Marie as Mississauga's Spencer Martin stopped 22 shots.

The Greyhounds failed to score on four power-play chances while the Steelheads went 2 for 3 with the man advantage.

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