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Griffith scores two goals again, Knights take 3-0 series lead over Spitfires @NHLdotcom

LONDON, Ont. - Seth Griffith's second consecutive two-goal game paced the London Knights to a 3-2 win over the Windsor Spitfires in Ontario Hockey League playoff action Monday.

London took a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven Western Conference quarter-final, with Game 4 slated for Thursday in Windsor.

Both of Griffith goals came on the power play on Monday. He also scored twice with the man advantage in Game 2 on Sunday.

Griffith scored the game winner 18:25 into the middle period to stretch London's lead to 3-1. Austin Watson fed Olli Maatta at the point, who dished the puck off to Griffith. The forward found a seam and then fired a quick shot from the faceoff circle.

Chris Tierney scored London's other goal.

Maatta, a highly touted prospect for the 2012 NHL Draft, had two assists for the Knights and now has four assists in the post-season.

Kerby Rychel and Jordan Maletta replied for Windsor, which also scored both its goals with the man advantage. The Spitfires have just four goals in the three games so far.

Michael Houser stopped 33 shots for London, while Jaroslav Pavelka made 35 saves on 38 shots for Windsor.

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