BARRIE, Ont. - Andreas Athanasiou scored four times as the Barrie Colts downed the visiting Niagara IceDogs 6-2 on Saturday in Ontario Hockey League action.
Athanasiou opened the scoring for the Colts (23-17-3), who extended their win streak to three games, and then added three more in a span of 5:36 in the second period to make it 5-0.
Eric Ming and Cody Caron both scored on the third period for the IceDogs (15-23-6), who lost for the first time in four contests.
Mackenzie Blackwood made 24 saves for the Colts. Blake Richard stopped 31-of-37 shots for Niagara.
STORM 1 OTTERS 0
ERIE, Pa. — Justin Nichols stopped all 25 shots he faced as Guelph blanked the Otters for its fifth win in a row.
Ryan Horvat scored the eventual winner for the Storm (34-8-3) at 1:11 of the second period, moving his club to within one point of the Otters for top spot tin the OHL.
Erie (35-8-2) captain Connor Brown had his five-game point streak halted in the loss.
Oscar Dansk turned away 18-of-19 shots for the Otters, who lost in regulation for the first time in seven outings.
67's 2 BULLS 1
BELLEVILLE, Ont. — Philippe Trudeau stopped 46-of-47 shots as Ottawa ended a three-game skid by slipping past the Bulls.
Ryan Van Stralen and Jacob Middleton gave the 67's (15-24-4) a 2-0 lead after 40 minutes of play.
David Tomasek brought Belleville (13-27-4) within a goal at 4:21 of the third period.
Charlie Graham kicked out 25-of-27 shots for the Bulls.
PETES 7 STING 4
PETERBOROUGH, Ont. — Anthony Stefano scored twice and Michael Clarke had a goal and two assists as the Petes toppled Sarnia.
The Sting (14-25-5) got goals from Nathan Mater, Nickolas Latta, Matteo Ciccarelli and Nikolaj Goldobin.
Andrew D'Agostini made 23 saves for the Petes while Brodie Barrick stopped 41-of-48 shots for Sarnia.
SPITFIRES 6 WHALERS 2
Slater Koekkoek and Josh Ho-Sang each had a goal and an assist for the Spitfires (25-17-2) and Brody Milne added a single goal.
Nick Malysa and Matt Mistele scored for Plymouth (16-23-5).
SPIRIT 4 WOLVES 3
SAGINAW, Mich. — Jake Paterson made 37 saves as the Spirit extended their win streak to six games by beating Sudbury.
Sudbury's Franky Palazzese turned away 30-of-34 shots in a losing cause.
ATTACK 2 RANGERS 1
OWEN SOUND, Ont. — Ryan Heeps scored the go-ahead goal on the power play at 14:53 of the third period to lift the Attack over Kitchener.
Zach Nastasiuk opened the scoring for Owen Sound (21-17-6) with a power-play goal at 15:23 of the first period.
Nick Magyar tied the game in the final minute of the first for the Rangers (15-28-2).
Brandon Hope made 30 saves for the Attack, who stopped a four-game winless streak, while Kitchener's Matthew Greenfield stopped 31 shots in a losing cause.