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Taylor Hall nets four goals to lift Spitfires over Greyhounds 5-4

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WINDSOR, Ont. - Star rookie Taylor Hall continued his torrid pace of late by scoring four goals and an assist in leading the Windsor Spitfires to a 5-4 victory over the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds in Ontario Hockey League action Thursday.

Hall, the reigning OHL Player of the Week, had two goals and three assists in Windsor's 7-6 victory over the Oshawa Generals on Tuesday night.

The win was the Spits' second in less than a week over the 'Hounds and gave Windsor four victories in the six-game regular season series between the two rivals.

Greg Nemisz scored Windsor's other goal and also had two assists.

The victory moved the Spitfires to one point of the 'Hounds, who sit atop the OHL's West Division standings. Windsor (37-15-6-5) also has a game in hand over Sault Ste. Marie. The teams are battling not only for first place in the OHL's West Division, but also for the second place seeding in the league's Western Conference.

Dustin Jeffrey led the Greyhounds (40-18-2-4) with three goals and an assist, while Wayne Simmonds had the Soo's other goal.

Jakub Kovar faced 44 shots in the Windsor net in picking up the victory, while Kyle Gajewski had to contend with 39 Spitfire shots on the night.

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