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Houser stops 40 shots, offence scores 7 goals as Knights beat IceDogs

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ST. CATHARINES, Ont. - Michael Houser made 40 saves and got plenty of offensive help as the London Knights hammered the Niagara IceDogs 7-3 in Ontario Hockey League action Thursday.

Seven different had goals for London as the Knights scored on their first three shots of the game.

Max Domi, Seth Griffith, Vladislav Namestnikov, Colin Martin, Ryan Rupert, Josh Anderson and Andreas Athanasiou all scored for the Knights, who improved to 5-0-0 a day after being named the CHL's top ranked team.

Niagara scored all three of its goals on the power play as Steven Shipley led the way with one goal and two assists.

David Pacan and Dougie Hamilton had the other goals for the IceDogs (2-3-0).

The IceDogs finished 3-for-6 with the man-advantage while London went 1-for-4 on the power play.

Michael Gallardi faced two shots and allowed two goals before being pulled in favour of Jaroslav Pavelka who made 24 saves on 29 shots the rest of the way.

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