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OHL roundup: Soto, Thibodeau pace Frontenacs to 7-4 win over 67’s

By The Canadian Press on December 30, 2023.

OTTAWA – Matthew Soto and Christopher Thibodeau each scored twice and the visiting Kingston Frontenacs scored four times in the opening period en route to a 7-4 Ontario Hockey League victory over the Ottawa 67’s on Saturday.

Gabriel Frasca, Roman Schmidt and Jacob Battaglia each scored once for the Frontenacs (17-16-1-0), who led 4-2 after the first period and 6-3 heading into the third.

Nic Whitehead, Will Gerrior, Kimi Körbler and Henry Mews scored for the 67’s (18-13-2-0). Both teams had 36 shots on goal.

Elsewhere in the OHL on Saturday:

BULLDOGS 6 COLTS 1

BRANTFORD, Ont. – Jack O’Brien had a goal and assist, Lucas Moore chipped in with two assists, and the Brantford Bulldogs scored four times in the first period en route to a 6-1 win over the visiting Barrie Colts.

Florian Xhekaj, Marek Vanacker, Noah Van Vliet, Ben Bujold and Cedricson Okitundu also scored for the East Division-leading Bulldogs (17-9-6-1), who led 4-1 after the first period and 5-1 heading into the third.

Jacob Frasca scored for the Colts (13-17-1-0), who were outshot 46-27.

WOLVES 5 GREYHOUNDS 1

SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. – Kieron Walton scored a goal and added an assist as the visiting Sudbury Wolves beat the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 5-1.

Nathan Villeneuve, Kocha Delic, Quentin Musty and Matthew Mania also scored for the Wolves (18-11-3-2).

Marco Mignosa scored for the West Division-leading Greyhounds (23-9-2-1), who trailed 2-1 after the first period. The second period was scoreless.

RANGERS 5 ATTACK 2

OWEN SOUND, Ont. – Luke Ellinas scored twice and Adrian Misaljevic had a goal and assist as the visiting Kitchener Rangers beat the Owen Sound Attack 5-2.

Kyle Morey and Trent Swick also scored for the Midwest Division-leading Rangers (25-9-2-0), who led 2-1 after the first and 4-2 heading into the third.

Colby Barlow and Ethan Burroughs scored for the Attack (16-14-2-1).

OTTERS 6 ICEDOGS 3

ERIE, Penn. – Malcolm Spence and Brett Bressette each scored twice as the Erie Otters topped the visiting Niagara IceDogs 6-3.

Wesley Royston and Ondrej Molnar also scored for the Otters (15-13-4-0).

Kevin He, Ethan Czata and Andrew Wycisk scored for the IceDogs (8-21-4-1).

STORM 3 FIREBIRDS 2

FLINT, Mich. – Braeden Bowman scored the game-winning goal at 19:42 of the second period as the visiting Guelp Storm edged the Flint Firebirds 3-2.

Bowman scored twice for the Storm (21-12-1-1), while Jake Karabela netted a single.

Coulson Pitre and Nathan Aspinall scored for the Firebirds (14-17-2-1).

SPIRIT 5 SPITFIRES 4 (OT)

SAGINAW, Mich. – Alex Christopoulos scored at 2:43 of overtime to give the Saginaw Spirit a 5-4 victory over the visiting Windsor Spitfires.

Christopoulos scored twice for the Spirit (21-10-0-1), while Hunter Haight, Braden Hache and Nic Sima netted singles.

Ryan Abraham, Liam Greentree, Cole Davis and AJ Spellacy scored for the Spitfires (11-20-2-0).

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

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 30, 2023.

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