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Guelph storms back with four straight goals to defeat the Whalers 5-4

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PLYMOUTH, Mich. - The Guelph Storm fell behind early, but rattled off three goals in a 2:13 span in the second period and held on for a 5-4 win over the Plymouth Whalers in the Ontario Hockey League on Saturday night.

Plymouth jumped out to a 3-1 lead in the first period off goals from Myles McCauley, Beau Schmitz and Ryan Hayes.

Tim Priamo, Luke Pither and Matt Kennedy responded with three unanswered goals in the second to put the Storm up 4-3. Nathan Martine's first of the year wound up the game-winner early in the third period.

Patrick Lee made it interesting for the Whalers when he scored at 14:52 of the final period, but Guelph goalie Jake Fischer shut the door the rest of the way. Fischer finished with 22 saves, while Jeremy Smith turned aside 26 for the Whalers.

Peter Holland also scored for Guelph (22-13-2-3). Kennedy and Brandon Buck each added two assists apiece in the win.

AJ Jenks (two assists) and Vern Cooper (three assists) had multi-point games for Plymouth (17-18-4-0).

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