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OHL Roundup: Petes score five unanswered to topple Spitfires 6-2

By The Canadian Press on February 23, 2023.

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – J.R. Avon scored twice, Michael Simpson made 41 saves and the Peterborough Petes pulled ahead and away late for a 6-2 win over the Windsor Spitfires on Thursday.

Chase Stillman, Donovan McCoy, Connor Lockhart and Konnor Smith provided the rest of the offence for Peterborough (29-23-1-2), which won its third straight.

Matthew Maggio and Nicholas DeAngelis scored for Windsor (37-13-4-1). Joey Costanzo stopped 32-of-37 shots.

Down 2-1 in the closing minute of the second period, Avon netted his 26th of the year to knot the game entering the third.

The Petes then proceeded to reel off four more unanswered goals in a span of less than 10 minutes, capped by Smith’s marker with 1:42 remaining in the contest.


BARRIE, ONT. – Evan Vierling netted two goals as the Barrie Colts cruised to a 5-1 victory over the Erie Otters.

Declan McDonnell, Beau Jelsma and Ethan Cardwell also scored for Barrie (32-15-6-2), which went 2-for-3 on the power play. Anson Thornton made 19 saves.

Pano Fimis had the lone goal for Erie (19-30-1-4), which got 38 stops from Kyle Downey.


ST. CATHARINES, ONT. – Justin Cloutier scored twice in leading the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds to a 5-2 victory over the Niagara Icedogs.

Caeden Carlisle, Bryce McConnell-Barker and Julian Fantino added the others for Soo (17-24-9-5). Charlie Schenkel made 25 saves.

Daniel Michaud and Ryan Vannetten replied for Niagara (11-36-7-1). Owen Flores stopped 43-of-47 shots.

This roundup was generated automatically with a CP-developed application.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 23, 2023.

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