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Guelph Storm fade as Windsor comes back for victory

WINDSOR – The Guelph Storm were held scoreless after the first period as they were handed a 5-2 setback by the Windsor Lancers in Ontario Hockey League play Thursday night at the WFCU Centre.

The Storm outshot the Spitfires 17-7 to lead 2-1 after the first period, but were outshot 36-28 overall.

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The Storm scored first in the game and added their second goal with 10 seconds to go in the period after Windsor had tied it five minutes earlier. The scoring was all Windsor after that.

Matthew Poitras and Cooper Walker had a goal apiece for the Storm while assists were awarded to Michael Buchinger, Jake Karabela, Ben McFarlane and Brayden Guy.

Windsor received goals from Jacob Maillet, Wyatt Johnston, Andrew Perrott, Daniel D’Amico and Ethan Miedema. Will Cuylle, Matthew Maggio and Johnston each had two assists while Josh Currie, Nicholas DeAngelis, Daniil Sobolev and Louka Henault collected single assists.

The Storm went 1-for-3 on their power play while Windsor went 1-for-4.

Xavier Medina had 26 saves for the win in the Windsor net while Owen Bennett had 31 saves for Guelph.

The Storm and Spitfires have met three times this season and Windsor has won all three.

The game was the first of a three-in-three for the Storm. They’re to host the Owen Sound Attack Friday at 7:30 p.m. as they look for their first home win of 2022.

The Storm and Attack are also to play Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Owen Sound’s Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre.


  • Guelph Sports Journal