BRANTFORD, Ont. — Marek Vanacker put away the winner 2:29 into overtime as the Brantford Bulldogs edged the North Bay Battalion 5-4 on Friday in Ontario Hockey League action.
Florian Xhekaj, Luca Testa, Patrick Thomas and Nick Lardis had regulation-time goals for Brantford (4-5-1).
Goalie David Egorov made 29 saves for the win in net.
Jacob Therrien, Owen Van Steensel, Ethan Procyszyn and Dalyn Wakely supplied the offence for North Bay (5-4-3).
Battalion goalie Charlie Robertson stopped 37 shots.
RANGERS 5 OTTERS 4
KITCHENER, Ont. — Matthew Sop put away the overtime winner as the Rangers edged Erie.
Carson Rehkopf scored twice for Kitchener (9-3-0), while Mitchell Martin and Cameron Reid also found the back of the net.
Carey Terrance, Martin Misiak, Nathan Sauder and Malcolm Spence supplied the offence for the Otters (4-6-2).
PETES 4 ICEDOGS 3
ST. CATHARINES, Ont. — Samuel Mayer's second goal of the night came in overtime as Peterborough beat the IceDogs.
Jax Dubois and Tommy Purdeller also scored for the Petes (6-2-2).
Zakary Lavoie, Ryan Roobroeck and Andrew Vermeulen all scored once for Niagara (2-4-4).
GREYHOUNDS 5 SPIRIT 4
SAGINAW, Mich. — Brenden Sirizzotti was the lone scorer in the shootout and had a goal in regulation time as Sault Ste. Marie topped Saginaw.
Kirill Kudryavtsev, Justin Cloutier, and Bryce McConnell-Barker had the other goals for the Greyhounds (8-5-0).
Michael Misa struck twice for the Spirit (4-4-1), while Braden Haché and Ethan Hay added goals.
KNIGHTS 3 67'S 2
LONDON, Ont. — Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Easton Cowan scored in overtime as the Knights edged Ottawa.
Ruslan Gazizov and Sawyer Boulton scored in regulation time for London (7-4-1).
Frankie Marrelli and Cooper Foster replied for the 67's (6-3-1).
COLTS 6 STEELHEADS 1
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Beau Jelsma scored twice as Barrie defeated the Steelheads.
Carter Lowe, Eduard Šalé, Cole Beaudoin and Bode Stewart rounded out the attack for the Colts (5-6-0).
Porter Martone scored for Mississauga (9-3-0).
WOLVES 5 STORM 2
SUDBURY, Ont. — Kieron Walton had a pair of goals as the Wolves downed Guelph.
Evan Konyen, Nathan Villeneuve and Quentin Musty chipped in for Sudbury (7-4-0).
Jett Luchanko and Leo Serlin responded for the Storm (7-4-0).
SPITFIRES 4 STING 2
SARNIA, Ont. — Cole Davis struck twice as Windsor doubled the Sting.
Oliver Peer and Jacob Maillet also found the back of the net for the Spitfires (3-8-0).
Zach Filak and Tyson Doucette provided the offence for Sarnia (6-5-0).
FRONTENACS 4 GENERALS 3
KINGSTON, Ont. — Linus Hemström had the winner late in the third period as the Frontenacs eked out a win over Oshawa.
Jacob Battaglia scored twice for Kingston (5-7-0), while Paul Ludwinski and Linus Hemström also scored.
Ben Danford, Dylan Roobroeck and Matthew Buckley scored for the Generals (5-6-0).
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 27, 2023.
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