WINDSOR, Ont. - Dale Mitchell, Adam Henrique, Greg Nemisz and Austin Watson each scored twice as the Windsor Spitfires cruised to an 11-3 victory over the Guelph Storm in Ontario Hockey League play Sunday afternoon.
Paul Bezzo had his first goal as a Spitfire (21-3-3), while Tyler Hall and Eric Wellwood also had markers. Hall, the OHL's scoring leader, also had 4 assists.
Peter Holland had a pair for Guelph (11-12-1), while Taylor Beck also tallied.
The Spitfires jumped out to a 5-1 lead after 20 minutes on goals by Hall, Nemisz, Bezzo and Mitchell's pair and never looked back
Cody St. Jacques started in net for the Storm and surrendered the five Spitfire goals on 21 shots in the opening frame. He was replaced by Matt Hoyle before the start of the second period. Hoyle gave up five goals on 35 shots.
Troy Pasingham made 21 saves for the Spitfires, the top ranked team in the Canadian Hockey League.
Star defencemen Ryan Ellis and Cam Fowler both had three assists for the Spitfires while fellow rearguard Mark Cundari also chipped in with a pair of helpers.
Special teams went a long way in deciding the outcome of the game. Windsor scored five times in 10 power play opportunities while the Storm were not able to capitalize on any of their eight chances with the extra man.
The victory extended the Spitfires' wining streak to a season-high seven games while the Storm lost their third game in a row.