LONDON, Ont. - Seth Griffith had two goals and an assist as the London Knights evened the Ontario Hockey League final at a game apiece Sunday, with a 4-1 victory over the Barrie Colts.
Griffith opened the scoring 18 seconds into the second period, and Bo Horvat made it 2-0 just 57 seconds later. The goal was Horvat's 10th of the playoffs. Brett Welychka added a power play goal at 14:03 of the period to make it 3-0.
The Knights peppered 24 shots at Mathias Niederberger in that middle stanza, and 45 shots overall.
Andreas Athanasiou had a short handed goal for the Colts at 9:11 of the third period, before Griffith scored into an empty net at 18:36.
Anthony Stolarz stopped 22 shots for London.
The Knights were 1 for 8 on the power play, while Barrie was 0 for 4.
The series shifts to Barrie for Games 3 and 4 on Monday and Wednesday.