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Ottawa scores three goals in first period, hangs on for 3-2 win over Petes

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PETERBOROUGH, Ont. (CP) - Arron Alphonso's first period goal stood as the winner as the Ottawa 67's edged the Peterborough Petes 3-2 in Ontario Hockey League action Thursday.

Matt Lahey and Cody Lindsay also scored in the first period for the 67's (19-20-0-3), who snapped a four-game losing skid to move into a third-place tie with the Petes in the East Division.

Branislav Rehus and Brendan Taylor scored for the Petes (19-23-0-3). who have lost two straight.

Lukas Flueler picked up the win and Trevor Cann took the loss as Ottawa outshot the Petes 33-31.

(Peterborough Examiner)

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