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Andrew Fournier and Wes Cunningham lead Whalers to a 5-2 victory over Majors @NHLdotcom

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Forward Andrew Fournier scored three goals in a 10-minute span in the third period and defenceman Wes Cunningham had five assists as the Plymouth Whalers beat the Mississauga St. Michael's Majors 5-2 Sunday afternoon in the Ontario Hockey League.

The Whalers went into the third period with a 2-0 lead before Fournier broke the game wide-open with his outburst that raised his goal total to 15 in 17 games this season as Plymouth (10-6-1-0) won its fourth in a row.

Cunningham was in an all three goals by Fournier and he also drew assists on second-period goals by Vern Cooper and Joe McCann. Cunningham now has 21 assists to go along with three goals this season.

The Majors (6-8-1-0) didn't score until the Whalers had a commanding 4-0 lead by the mid-way mark of the third period. Zac Rinaldo and Dylan O'Neil scored for Mississauga, which lost its fourth game in a row.

The Whalers scored four times while on the power-play. Mississauga was 0-for-8 with the man advantage.

The Whalers had 37 shots at Mississauga netminder Wayne Savage. Michal Neuvirth turned back 35 of 37 shots for the Whalers.

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