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OHL Roundup: Marchese, Nichols lead Storm in 4-3 OT win over Otters

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GUELPH, Ont. - Chris Marchese scored at 2:05 of overtime and goaltender Justin Nichols made 48 saves to lift the Guelph Storm to a 4-3 victory over the Erie Otters in Ontario Hockey League action on Saturday.

Marc Stevens, Luke Cairns and Matthew Hotchkiss scored in regulation for the Storm (20-12-2), who led 3-0 halfway through the second period before giving up three-consecutive goals.

Trent Fox led the rally for the Otters (24-7-3), finding the back of the net twice ? including the tying goal at 13:55 of the third period. Nick Betz rounded out the Erie offence.

Otters goalie Daniel Dekoning gave up three goals on 15 shots through 32 minutes. Jake Lawr stopped 6-of-7 shots the rest of the way.

Both teams were scoreless on one power-play chance each.

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STEELHEADS 1 BULLS 0 (SO)

BELLEVILLE, Ont. ? Sam Babintsev and Jimmy Lodge scored in the shootout to lift Mississauga over the Bulls.

Spencer Martin stopped 41 shots through regulation and overtime and two more in the shootout to help the Steelheads (15-16-1) snap a two-game losing streak.

Charlie Graham made 36 saves and stopped two skaters in the shootout for Belleville (17-14-3).

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SPIRIT 7 SPITFIRES 4

SAGINAW, Mich. ??? Dylan Sadowy scored three goals and assisted on another as the Spirit topped Windsor.

Devon Paliani struck twice for Saginaw (15-16-2), while Jesse Barwell and Jacob Ringuette rounded out the Spirit offence.

Trevor Murphy, Sam Povorozniouk, Daniil Vertiy and Aaron Luchuk scored for the Spitfires (11-20-1), who extended their losing streak to four games.

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COLTS 3 67's 1

BARRIE, Ont. ??? Brendan Lemieux scored twice and assisted on the third goal to lead the Colts over Ottawa.

Joseph Blandisi rounded out the attack for Barrie (18-12-2), scoring on an empty net 18:49 into the third period and assisting on both of Lemieux's goals.

Brendan Bell had the lone goal for the 67's (16-14-2), who had a two-game winning streak snapped.

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