SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. - Justin Bailey had a pair of goals and Jared McCann scored once and set up two more as the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds picked up a fifth straight win with an 8-3 victory over the visiting Sudbury Wolves on Wednesday in Ontario Hockey League action.
Bryan Moore, Blake Speers, Nick Ritchie, Tim Gettinger and Jean Dupuy also scored for the Greyhounds (43-11-2), who sit just two points behind the Oshawa Generals for top spot in the OHL.
Jeff Corbett, Matt Schmalz and Charley Graaskamp supplied the scoring for the last-place Wolves (9-44-2), who dropped their fourth game in a row.
Sault Ste. Marie's Joseph Raaymakers made 19 saves for the win. Troy Timpano started in net for Sudbury but was pulled after allowing seven goals on 26 shots. Samuel Tanguay stopped 10-of-11 shots in 23:50 of relief.
The Greyhounds went 2 for 4 on the power play, and scored once shorthanded, while the Wolves converted one of four chances with the man advantage.
WHALERS 3 SPITFIRES 1
WINDSOR, Ont. ??? Alex Nedeljkovic made 41 saves and Sonny Milano had a goal and an assist as Plymouth handed the Spitfires a third straight loss.
Will Bitten and Connor Chatham also scored for the Whalers (19-31-4) while Mathieu Henderson tacked on two assists.
Markus Soberg found the back of the net for Windsor (22-30-3), which got a 32-save outing from goaltender Alex Fotinos.