ST. CATHARINES, Ont. - Brendan Perlini scored the overtime winner and added three assists in regulation to lead the Niagara IceDogs in an 8-7 victory over the Owen Sound Attack in Ontario Hockey League action on Thursday.
Anthony DiFruscia and Josh Ho-Sang had two goals apiece for the IceDogs (11-20-1), and Jordan Maletta, Graham Knott and Ryan Mantha also scored.
Santino Centorame scored three goals and assisted on one more for the Attack (15-9-8). Jeffrey Gilligan, Kyle Platzer, Jacob Busch and Zach Nastasiuk rounded out the offence.
Niagara goaltender Brent Moran turned aside 27 shots in the victory. Owen Sound's Jack Finn made 24 saves to shoulder the loss.
The IceDogs were a perfect 3 for 3 on the power play while the Attack scored twice on three chances with the man advantage.
GREYHOUNDS 3 STORM 2 (OT)
GUELPH, Ont. ??? David Miller scored 1:17 into overtime to power Sault Ste. Marie past the Storm.
Zachary Senyshyn and Bryan Moore also scored for the Greyhounds (25-6-2).
Tyler Bertuzzi and Luke Cairns had goals for Guelph (19-11-2).
BULLS 5 PETES 4
PETERBOROUGH, Ont. ??? Jake Marchment scored two goals ??? including the tiebreaker at 17:20 of the third period ??? to lift the Bulls over the Petes.
Brett Gustavsen, Adam Laisham, and Niki Petti also scored for Belleville (17-14-2), which outshot Peterborough 52-34.
Matthew Timms, Steven Lorentz, Jonathan Ang and Matt Spencer had goals for the Petes (10-17-4).
SPIRIT 2 SPITFIRES 1
WINDSOR, Ont. ??? Nick Moutrey's goal at 12:38 of the second period held up as the winner in Saginaw's victory over the Spitfires.
Dylan Sadowy had the other goal for the Spirit (14-15-2).
Jamie Lewis replied for Windsor (11-19-1), which has dropped its last three games.
WHALERS 4 COLTS 2
BARRIE, Ont. ??? Will Bitten and Matthew Campagna had a goal and an assist apiece to pace Plymouth past the Colts.
Cullen Mercer, with an empty-net goal, and Jacob Collins also scored for the Whalers (11-19-3), who snapped an eight-game losing streak with the win.
Rasmus Andersson and Andrew Mangiapane replied for Barrie (16-12-2), which came into the game having won its previous five contests. Andersson and Mangiapane both scored on the power play and assisted on each other's goals.