ST. CATHARINES, Ont. - Mark Visentin made 33 saves as the Niagara IceDogs defeated the Ottawa 67's 4-1 in Ontario Hockey League action Thursday night.
Niagara opened the scoring just 1:43 into the game as Joel Wigle scored his third goal of the season on a nice backhander from in close.
Ottawa tied things midway through the first period on the power play as Ryan Van Stralen scored his second of the campaign.
The IceDogs then scored two second-period goals just over two minutes apart. Freddie Hamilton on a two-man advantage would score his seventh of the season which turned out to be the eventual game-winner, then it was Mitchell Theoret with his third of the campaign.
Jesse Graham converted his first goal of the season on the power play midway through the period as Niagara finished the contest 2-for-7 with the man-advantage, and improved to 4-6-1 with the victory.
Ottawa was 1-for-9 on the powerplay.
Petr Mrazek made 36 stops for the 67's who fell to 6-3-1 with the loss.