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Sault Ste. Marie downs Brampton 4-1 behind 49 save performance by Lehner

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BRAMPTON, Ont. - Robin Lehner stopped 49 shots, including 25 in the third period, as the Greyhounds downed the Brampton Battalion 4-1 in Ontario Hockey League play Sunday afternoon.

Michael Quesnele scored twice for Sault Ste. Marie (28-21-5), while Myles McCauley and Jordan Nolan also tallied. The Greyhounds were out-shot 50-16.

Philip Lane was the lone scorer for Brampton (18-23-12), while Patrick Killeen made 12 saves.

Brampton opened the scoring 2:48 into the game on the power-play, when Lane fired a wrist shot by Lehner. Sault Ste. Marie tied the game at the 5:40 mark when McCauley beat Killeen. Quesnele's first tally of the afternoon, a power-play goal, gave the Soo a 2-1 advantage through 20 minutes.

The 2-1 score held until the 17:39 mark of the third period, when Nolan slipped a backhand shot through Killeen's legs after being sprung on a breakaway.

Quesnele rounded out the scoring with a short-handed empty-net goal with 1:12 left in regulation.

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