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Schumacher scores twice as Greyhounds down Rangers

Saturday, 03.16.2013 / 10:44 PM / News

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Schumacher scores twice as Greyhounds down Rangers

SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. - Michael Schumacher scored twice and set up one more as the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds defeated the visiting Kitchener Rangers 6-4 on Saturday in Ontario Hockey League play.

Andrew Fritsch and Jared McCann each had a goal and two assists for the Greyhounds (36-25-6) while Darnell Nurse and Dylan Staples scored the others.

Ben Thomson led the Rangers (39-20-9) with two goals and an assist and Owen Stewart and Joshua Leivo had a goal apiece.

Matt Murray made 35 saves for the win as Joel Vienneau turned away 32 shots in a losing cause.

Sault Ste. Marie went 2 for 6 on the power play while Kitchener failed to score on its only chance with the man advantage.

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