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OHL Roundup: Horvat scores two, Rupert has OT winner as Knights edge Spitfires

Tuesday, 02.18.2014 / 10:04 PM / News

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OHL Roundup: Horvat scores two, Rupert has OT winner as Knights edge Spitfires

WINDSOR, Ont. - Bo Horvat scored twice in regulation and Matt Rupert scored the overtime winner to lift the London Knights over the Windsor Spitfires 6-5 in Ontario Hockey League action on Tuesday.

Rupert, Max Domi, and Josh Anderson each had two-point nights with a goal and an assist apiece, and Zach Bell scored the other goal for London (39-12-5), which has won four in a row. Brady Austin and Nikita Zadorov chipped in with two assists each.

Ryan Foss and Josh Ho-Sang had a goal and an assist apiece for Windsor (34-20-2), while Trevor Murphy, Cristiano DiGiacinto and Brady Vail rounded out the Spitfires offence. Ben Johnson had four assists.

Knights goalie Jake Patterson made 33 saves through overtime for the win. Windsor's Alex Fotinos stopped 34 shots in the losing effort.

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