Jacob Riley was a London Knights fan as a kid, but he put his feelings aside when his first game in the Ontario Hockey League was against them.
The 16-year-old stopped 20 shots for the Brampton Battalion to earn his first career OHL win in a 2-0 shutout over London on Sunday.
"It's very exciting for me," said Riley. "I grew up watching the Knights so it's a great feeling."
The Battalion had let a third period 2-0 lead slip away against the Belleville Bulls on Saturday night, eventually losing 3-2 in regulation. Riley drew inspiration from that experience.
"We didn't have to wait a week to get back at it so we're happy we were able to get out there today," Riley said.
London's best chance came on the power-play early in the third period when Leigh Salters's slapshot hit the outside post and stayed out.
"It's always nice to hear the post, a goalie's best friend for sure," said Riley. "Our defence played great today."
The game was a spirited one with four fights, all of them in the second period.
Elsewhere in the OHL it was: Kitchener 3 Guelph 1; Mississauga 6 Kingston 5; Sarnia 2 Ottawa 1 OT; Windsor 4 Oshawa 2; and Saginaw 6 Sault Ste. Marie 3.
At Brampton, Ont., Barclay Goodrow's goal four minutes into the first period held as the game-winner for Brampton (8-9-2), while Stephon Thorne added an empty net insurance marker.
Michael Hutchinson made 29 saves for the Knights (13-5-1).
Rangers 3 Storm 1
At Kitchener, Ont., Gabriel Landeskog scored twice to lead the Rangers over Guelph.
Ben Thomson also had a marker for Kitchener (14-2-3), while Brandon Maxwell made 28 saves.
Tyler Carroll had the only goal for Guelph (9-9-1), and Cody St. Jacques stopped 40 shots.
Majors 6 Frontenacs 5
At Mississauga, Ont., Devante Smith-Pelly had a hat trick to lead Mississauga over Kingston.
Casey Cizikas also had a goal and two assists for the Majors (14-4-1), while Corey Bureau and Ryan Lopes both had singles.
Corey Durocher had a marker and set up three goals for the Frontenacs (8-11-2), while Nathan Moon, Ethan Werek, Taylor Doherty and Cameron Odam scored as well.
Sting 2 67's 1 (OT)
At Sarnia, Ont., Miroslav Preisinger scored in overtime as the Sting edged Ottawa.
Nathan Chiarlitti had the other goal for Sarnia (10-9-1), while Adam Courchaine made 31 saves.
Marc-Anthony Zanetti scored the only marker for the 67's (5-10-5), while Chris Perugini stopped 32 shots.
Spitfires 4 Generals 2
At Windsor, Ont., Eric Wellwood scored the power-play winner as the Spitfires rallied to defeat Oshawa.
Adam Henrique and Greg Nemisz also scored for Windsor (16-3-3). Scott Timmins put the puck into the empty net for some insurance.
Alain Berger scored his fifth and sixth goals of the season for the Generals (7-10-2), who dropped their seventh consecutive game.
Spirit 6 Greyhounds 3
At Saginaw, Mich., Tyler Murovich scored twice to lift the Spirit over Sault Ste. Marie.
Jordan Skellett had a goal and two assists for Saginaw (13-4-2), Nick Crawford, Ivan Telegin and Josh Shalla all had markers as well.
Captain Jacob Muzzin had a goal and an assist for the Greyhounds (10-9-2), while Trevor Morbeck and Brett Thompson also found the back of the net.