PLYMOUTH, Mich. - Chris Terry's goal 1:46 into overtime gave the Plymouth Whalers a 4-3 win over the Windsor Spitfires in Ontario Hockey League action Friday night.
Greg Nemisz had tied the game for Windsor at 18:40 of the third period with his second goal of the game.
The Whalers, who earlier in the day traded overage defenceman Zack Shepley to the Brampton Battalion for a 2010 third-round draft pick, were outshot, 39-18. Goaltender Jeremy Smith, the game's first star, made 36 saves in outduelling former teammate Michal Neuvirth, who finished with 14 stops.
Both Smith (United States) and Neuvirth (Czech Republic) will be playing for their respective countries at the World Junior Hockey Championship later this month.
Kaine Geldart, Andrew Fournier and Brett Valliquette also scored for Plymouth (17-8-1-2) and AJ Jenks tacked on three assists.
Josh Bailey scored Windsor's other goal, while Ryan Ellis and Elgin Reid each had a pair of assists.
Windsore jumps into first place in the OHL's West Division with a record of 20-6-2-3 after the London Knights beat the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 4-0.