OTTAWA - Tyler Hill scored in overtime as the Ottawa 67's outslugged the North Bay Battalion 6-5 in Ontario Hockey League action Saturday.
Joseph Blandisi scored the tying goal on the power play at 18:51 of the third period, and added an assist to finish with two points. Troy Henley had a goal and an assist, while Sam Studnicka, Brendan Bell and Taylor Fielding also scored for the 67's (13-21-4).
Dylan Blujus and Mike Amadio had a goal and an assist apiece for North Bay (18-16-5), who led 5-3 midway through the third period. Connor Jarvis, Nick Paul and Ben Thompson scored the other Battalion goals.
North Bay's Brendon O'Neill started in net but was replaced by Jake Smith after giving up three goals on six shots. Smith made 10 saves on 13 shots, while Ottawa's Philippe Trudeau stopped 41 shots through overtime.
OTTERS 5 ATTACK 3
ERIE, Pa. ? Dane Fox scored four goals and added an assist in a dominant performance for the Otters.
Fox's two goals in the third period lifted Erie (31-7-2), while Brendan Gaunce added a single.
Daniel Milne, Gemel Smith and Holden Cook had a goal each for Owen Sound (20-14-6).
Erie's Devin Williams made 20 saves, while at the other end of the ice Jack Flinn was pulled for giving up four goals on 25 shots. He was replaced by Brandon Hope, who stopped five shots.
WOLVES 2 RANGERS 0
SUDBURY, Ont. ??? Franky Palazzese made 30 saves for the shutout as the Wolves blanked Kitchener.
Kevin Raine and Jacob Harris each scored for Sudbury (22-10-6).
The win is the Wolves' third straight and increased their lead atop the Central Division to nine points.
Matthew Greenfield stopped 38 shots in net for the Rangers (14-23-1).
BULLS 3 SPITFIRES 1
BELLEVILLE, Ont. ??? Jordan Subban put the Bulls ahead for good with a power-play goal in the third period against Windsor.
Aaron Berisha and Remi Elie also scored for Belleville (11-24-4).
Slater Koekkoek had the only goal for the Spitfires (25-13-1).
Belleville's Charlie Graham turned aside 32 shots, one better than Windsor's Alex Fontinos.
WHALERS 4 ICEDOGS 3 (SO)
PLYMOUTH, Mich. ??? Connor Chatham and Zach Lorentz scored both goals in the shootout for the Whalers, who held on after blowing a late lead.
Francesco Vilardi scored twice in regulation for Plymouth (15-21-4) and Cullen Mercer added a single.
Brendan Pirlini sent the game to extra time with a power-play goal in the final minute for Niagara (12-21-6), while Luke Mercer and Eric Ming also connected.
Alex Nedeljkovic finished with 39 saves for the Whalers, while Blake Richard stopped 31 shots in net for the IceDogs.
COLTS 3 GENERALS 2 (SO)
BARRIE, Ont. ??? Andrew Mangiapane's goal ended a six-round shootout to give the Colts a win.
Tyson Fawcett and Brendan Lemieux also scored for Barrie (20-16-3).
A pair of power-play goals just over a minute apart late in the third by Jacob Busch and Stephen Desrocher forced extra time for Oshawa (26-11-4).
Daniel Gibl kept the Colts in the game with 41 saves. In the Generals' net, Daniel Altshuller stopped 28 shots.