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OHL roundup: Knights get late goal, win division showdown 5-3 over the Otters

Wednesday, 02.26.2014 / 9:54 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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OHL roundup: Knights get late goal, win division showdown 5-3 over the Otters

ERIE, Pa. - Chris Tierney snapped a tie with a power-play goal late in the third period as the London Knights rallied from a 3-0 deficit to beat the Erie Otters 5-3 in Ontario Hockey League action on Wednesday.

The Midwest Division showdown moves London into second place, a point ahead of Erie.

Josh Anderson added an empty netter for the Knights (43-12-5), who tied the game with a short-handed goal from Dakota Mermis and even-strength goals from Michael McCarron and Matt Rupert.

Andre Burakovsky, Spencer Abraham and Connor McDavid staked the Otters (44-14-2) to a 3-0 lead in the opening period.

Jake Patterson made 20 saves for London, and Erie's Devin Williams allowed four goals on 24 shots.

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GREYHOUNDS 2 WOLVES 1 (SO)

SUDBURY, Ont. — Jared McCann and Charley Graaskamp scored shootout goals to lead Sault Ste. Marie over the Wolves.

Brody Silk opened the scoring for Sudbury (30-20-10) at 13:08 of the first period with his first goal of the season.

Patrick Watling tied it for the Greyhounds (39-16-5) at 19:44 of the first.

Matt Murray made 45 saves for Sault Ste. Marie. Franky Palazzese stopped 37 shots for the Wolves.

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67'S 3 BULLS 2 (SO)

BELLEVILLE, Ont. — Travis Konecny had the only goal of the shootout as Ottawa edged the Bulls.

Aaron Berisha opened the scoring for Belleville (19-35-5) in the first period.

Connor Brown tied it for Ottawa (21-34-4) in the second, and Andrew Ming put the Bulls in front at 17:37 before Brendan Bell got the equalizer for the 67's in the third period.

Philippe Trudeau made 34 saves for Ottawa, and Charlie Graham turned away 26 shots for Belleville.

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