Guelph Storm downed as Greyhounds net three in a row
GUELPH – The Guelph Storm yielded three goals in the second period as they started a three-in-three Ontario Hockey League weekend with a 5-2 loss to the Soo Greyhounds Friday night at the Sleeman Centre.
The teams were tied 1-1 at the end of the first period before they scored a goal apiece in the first three minutes of the second. However, Soo connected for three in a row after that to collect the win.
The Storm never led in the match and trailed 4-2 after the second.
Jett Luchanko and Braeden Bowman had a goal apiece for Guelph while assists were awarded to Michael Buchinger, Vilmer Alriksson and Max Namestnikov.
The Greyhounds received single goals from Brenden Sirizzotti, Justin Cloutier, Travis Hayes, Brady Martin and Alex Kostov while Spencer Evans, Marco Mignosa, Jack Beck, Andrew Gibson, Christopher Brown, Martin and Hayes each had an assist.
The Greyhounds outshot the Storm 34-30 and went 2-for-4 on their power play while the Guelph side was scoreless on four power plays.
The Storm are fifth in the Western Conference at 21-13-2-1 while the Greyhounds are second at 25-10-2-1. Kitchener Rangers lead the conference at 26-10-2-0 while the London Knights are third at 25-11-0-1, Saginaw Spirit fourth at 23-10-0-1, Owen Sound Attack sixth at 18-15-2-1, Erie Otters seventh at 16-15-4-0, Flint Firebirds eighth at 15-19-2-1, Sarnia Sting ninth at 15-21-1-0 and Windsor Spitfires 10th at 12-20-3-0.
The Storm are to play the Attack at Owen Sound’s Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre Saturday at 7 p.m. and host Sarnia Sunday at 4 p.m.
- Guelph Sports Journal