MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Mitchell Heard scored a pair of goals to lead the Plymouth Whalers to a 5-0 victory over the host Mississauga Steelheads Sunday in Ontario Hockey League play.
Rookie Alex Nedeljkovic made 24 saves for his third shutout of the season, improving his record to 17-2-2.
Trocheck's goal extends his point streak to 16 games and he has 19 goals and 35 points during his run.
Tyson Teichmann made 31 saves for the Steelheads (25-32-5), who have lost five straight games.
Plymouth jumped out to a 2-0 lead before the halfway point of the first period on goals from Lorentz and Heard.
Heard added his second goal in the second period to make it 3-0 after 40 minutes of action.
Trocheck and Payne scored 61 seconds apart in the third period to round out Plymouth's offence.
The Whalers went 0 for 3 on the power play while the Steelheads finished 0 for 5.
Note to readers: Corrected team records