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Nathan Cull lifts Kingston Frontenacs over Brampton Battalion 5-3

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BRAMPTON, Ont. - Nathan Cull scored a pair of goals and Ryan Spooner chipped in with a goal and an assist as the Kingston Frontenacs skated to a 5-3 win over the Brampton Battalion in Ontario Hockey League action on Thursday.

Derek Froats and Jeff Braithwaite also scored for Kingston (1-3-0), while Spencer Green and Jean Dupuy each contributed a pair of assists. Igor Bobkov made 31 saves.

Mitchell Porowski, Ian Watters and Sam Carrick replied for Brampton (1-2-0). Matej Machovsky allowed four goals on 17 shots before being pulled in favour of Keegan Wilson.

Cull opened the scoring at 8:10 of the first period and netted his second of the game at the 2:11 mark of the second. The Frontenacs led 5-0 until Porowski got the Troops on the board 4:38 before the second intermission.

"Getting our first win is pretty big for us," said Cull. "We just need to learn to start playing three solid periods each game and we???ll be set for a good year."

Kingston finished 1-for-7 on the power play, while Brampton went 1-for-3.

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