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Foligno's pair helps the Wolves escape with a 9-7 win over Niagara

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SUDBURY, Ont. - Marcus Foligno scored twice on the power play in the second period and added an assist as the Sudbury Wolves came out on top of a wild 9-7 win over the Niagara IceDogs Friday night in the Ontario Hockey League.

Eight different players found the net for Sudbury (7-5-1-1), who led 7-1 after the second period. The IceDogs (5-8-1-4) scored five times in the first nine minutes of the third and added another on the power play with four minutes remaining to pull within one, but it wasn't enough.

Matt Diaz had three assists, John MacFarlane had a goal and two assists, while Brett Thompson, John Kurtz, Gerome Giudice, Dean Howard, Jared Staal and Eric O'Dell also scored for the Wolves.

Andrew Agozzino and Marco Insam both had four-point nights for Niagara with two goals and two assists. Andrew Merrett scored twice and Mathew Maione added a single for the IceDogs.

Alain Valiquette made 26 saves for the victory, while Niagara netminding duty was split between starter John Cullen, who stopped 10 of 13 shots before being pulled near the end of the first period, and Mark Visentin, who made 26 saves.

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