SUDBURY, Ont. – Blake Murray had a hat trick and Nolan Hutcheson had two goals and three assists as the Sudbury Wolves downed the Flint Firebirds 9-2 on Friday in Ontario Hockey League play.
Quinton Byfield scored once and set up three more while Liam Ross, Owen Robinson and Darian Pilon had the other Wolves (32-16-3) goals.
Jacob Winterton and Ethan Keppen found the back of the net for the Firebirds (9-41-4).
Jonathan Lemaire made 25 saves for Sudbury. Luke Cavallin stopped 25-of-32 shots for Flint before being replaced at the start of the third by Emanuel Vella, who made seven saves in relief.
The Wolves went 1 for 4 on the power play while the Firebirds were 1 for 7 with the man advantage.
GENERALS 4 OTTERS 3 (OT)
ERIE, Pa. — Allan McShane set up two goals, then potted the winner at 1:44 of overtime as Oshawa edged the Otters.
Anthony Salinitri, Serron Noel and Brett Neumann also scored for the Generals (32-18-3), who got 19 saves from Kyle Keyser.
Petr Cajka, Gera Poddubnyi and Daniel D’Amato supplied the Erie (20-28-3) offence. Cole Ceci turned away 31 shots in a losing cause.
STEELHEADS 2 67’S 1 (SO)
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Cole Carter had the only goal of the shootout to lift the Steelheads over Ottawa.
Liam Ham scored in regulation for Mississauga (25-21-6), which got 30 saves from Jacob Ingham.
Lucas Chiodo scored while Cedrick Lee turned away 37 shots for the 67’s (39-9-5).
PETES 4 FRONTENACS 3 (SO)
KINGSTON, Ont. — Nick Robertson scored twice in regulation before Adam Timleck netted the shootout winner as Peterborough edged the Frontenacs.
Liam Kirk also scored for the Petes (25-24-3). Hunter Jones turned away 21 shots for the victory.
Ryan Cranford, Dawson Baker and Adrien Beraldo scored for Kingston (12-38-2). Marshall Frappier made 40 saves in defeat.
BULLDOGS 6 RANGERS 4
KITCHENER, Ont. — Arthur Kaliyev had three goals and two assists and Matthew Strome had a goal and three helpers as Hamilton beat the Rangers.
Jan Jenik and Logan Morrison also found the back of the net for the Bulldogs (24-24-5). Zachary Roy turned aside 28 shots for the win.
Greg Meireles struck twice and Jonathan Yantsis and Rickard Hugg also scored for Kitchener (24-24-3). Lucas Pfeil made 28 saves in defeat.
STING 6 STORM 2
GUELPH, Ont. — Justin McCombs was one of six Sarnia goal scorers and Cameron Lamour made 37 saves as the Sting toppled the Storm.
Nick Grima, Jamieson Rees, Hugo Leufvenius, Brayden Guy and Sean Josling also scored for Sarnia (23-23-7).
Nate Schnarr and Alexey Toropchenko scored for Guelph (27-14-10). Anthony Popovich allowed four goals on 17 shots for the loss.
KNIGHTS 6 ATTACK 3
LONDON, Ont. — Matvey Guskov scored the eventual winner at 14:04 of the second as the Knights doubled up Owen Sound.
Connor McMichael, Adam Boqvist, Nathan Dunkley, Alec Regula and Alex Formenton also scored as Joseph Raaymakers made 25 saves for London (37-7-6).
Maksim Sushko, Carter Robertson and Cade Robinson scored for the Attack. Mack Guzda turned away 34 shots in a losing cause.
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