GUELPH, Ont. - Jake Paterson made 39 saves as the Saginaw Spirit halted the Guelph Storm's seven-game win streak with a 6-3 victory on Sunday in Ontario Hockey League action.
Guelph's Justin Nichols allowed three goals on 17 shots and was pulled at the 7:11 mark of the second period. Matthew Mancina stopped 17-of-19 shots in 33 minutes of relief.
67's 4 RANGERS 2
Jordan Dekort turned aside 20-of-23 shots for the Rangers.
STEELHEADS 2 ICEDOGS 0
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Spencer Martin stopped 35 shots, including 15 in the third period, as the Steelheads blanked Niagara.
Sean Day opened the scoring for Mississauga (22-33-4) at 11:30 of the second period and Josh Burnside added an insurance goal at 5:06 of the third.
Vince Dunn was a team-worst minus-2 for the IceDogs (19-32-8), who sit ninth in the Eastern Conference.
Niagara's Brent Moran kicked out 29-of-31 shots in a losing cause.
COLTS 5 WOLVES 3
SUDBURY, Ont. — Andrew Mangiapane scored twice as Barrie came from behind to defeat the Wolves.
Daniel Gibl stopped 29 shots for the Colts as Franky Palazzese made 32 saves for the Wolves.
BULLS 3 PETES 2
BELLEVILLE, Ont. — Adam Laishram broke a 2-2 deadlock at 12:01 of the third period as the Bulls edged Peterborough to move within three points of the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
Cameron Brace and Jake Bricknell also scored for Belleville (19-35-5).
The Petes (26-28-5) got goals form Nelson Armstrong and Greg Betzold.
SPITFIRES 6 STING 2
WINDSOR, Ont. — Eric Diodati, Brady Vail, Josh Ho-Sang and Sam Povorozniouk each had a goal and an assist as the Spitfires handed Sarnia its 12th loss in its last 13 outings.
Nickolas Latta and Brandon Lindberg scored for the last-place Sting (16-38-6).
Dalen Kuchmey made 22 saves for the Spitfires as Sarnia's Brodie Barrick turned away 30-of-36 shots in a losing cause.
GENERALS 7 FRONTENACS 2
OSHAWA, Ont. — Scott Laughton scored three times and set up one more as the Generals crushed Kingston.
Daniel Althsuller made 38 saves for the Generals. Matt Mahalak allowed seven goals on 29 shots for Kingston.