OTTAWA - Four different Brampton players found the net in the third period as the Battalion overcame a 4-1 deficit Friday night to defeat the Ottawa 67's 5-4 for their 15th consecutive win in the Ontario Hockey League.
After Thomas Kiriakou scored his second goal of the game to give the 67's the three-goal lead early in the third period, Derek Gregorack, Jason Dale and Cody Hodgson scored 3:10 apart for Brampton (17-6-0-0) to tie the game 4-4. Josh Shalla then beat Ottawa netminder Chris Perugini for the winner at 14:50.
Tyler Toffoli and Ryan Martindale also scored for the 67's (12-11-0-2) while Kyle Pereira had the other Battalion goal.
"They jumped on us pretty good and I was just happy we were able to find a way to come back," Battalion coach Stan Butler said. "We found goals from guys we don't get goals from. Gregorack gets his first goal, Shalla gets the winner, first-year player Dales scores for us and I think it's important that you get goals from those type of guys.
"If you are winning, that's why, because other guys are contributing."
The Battalion won 14 straight to close out the 2005-06 regular season and then won their first game of the playoffs. They lost the second game of their series with the Belleville Bulls to snap that streak at 15 games.
Patrick Killeen made 38 saves to earn the win for Brampton, while Perugini stopped 33 shots.