MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - Chris Carrozzi, the top goaltender in the Ontario Hockey League, posted his first shutout of the season Friday night to lead the Mississauga St. Michael's Majors to a 2-0 win over the Peterborough Petes.
The 19-year-old Carrozzi, an Atlanta Thrashers draft pick, turned back 19 shots to lower his league-leading goals-against average to 1.59 and improve his record to three wins against one loss in five starts.
"My defence did a really good job and they let me see a lot of the shots," Carrozzi said after the game as the Majors (5-2-0-0) won their third in a row. "It's different when you don't get a lot of shots because you've got to keep your head in the game and make sure you make the big save when you need to."
Jordan Mayer, with his sixth goal of the season, put the Majors up 1-0 with a short-handed goal early in the second period. Rob Flick gave Mississauga some breathing room when he scored a power play goal with just over two minutes remaining in the third period.
Peterborough netminder Jason Missiaen stopped 35 shots. The loss ended a two-game winning streak for the Petes (6-4-0-0).