SAULT STE MARIE, Ont. - Alexander Khokhlachev scored the shootout winner as the Windsor Spitfired edged the host Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 3-2 on Friday in Ontario Hockey League play.
Ben Johnson and Remy Giftopoulos scored in regulation time for the Spitfires (20-20-7) and Jaroslav Pavelka stopped 32-of-34 shots for the win.
Jared McCann and Brandon Alderson scored for the Greyhounds (25-19-4), who lost for the first time in three outings, while Matt Murray made 25 saves in a losing cause.
Windsor went 0 for 3 on the power play while Sault Ste. Marie failed to score on four chances with the man advantage.