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Guelph Storm subdued by London’s power play

GUELPH – Penalties proved costly for the Guelph Storm as they dropped their second Ontario Hockey League game against the London Knights in four days Wednesday when they were downed 5-2 at the Sleeman Centre.

London went 4-for-7 on its power play to get the win.

The Knights led 2-1 at the end of the first period and 3-1 after the second.

The Storm cut the gap to a single goal seven and a half minutes into the third, but the Knights added two more goals later in the period to complete the scoring.

Hunter McKenzie and Jake Karabela had a goal apiece for the Storm while assists went to Ryan McGuire and Leo Serlin.

Denver Barkley and Oliver Bonk collected two goals apiece for London while Jackson Edward scored the other goal. Easton Cowan assisted on three of the goals while Jacob Julien had two assists and Sam Dickinson, Bonk and Kasper Halttunen had one each.

The Knights outshot the Storm 29-23 while the locals went 1-for-8 on their power play.

Brayden Gillespie had 24 saves for the Storm while Michael Simpson had 21 for London.

The Knights have won all three matches between the teams this season.

The result leaves London at 13-5-0-1 and the Storm at 10-8-0-0.

The Storm are to host the Niagara IceDogs (4-9-4-1) Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Sleeman Centre.


  • Guelph Sports Journal