Guelph Storm sunk by Owen Sound’s final-minute goal

OWEN SOUND – A goal with 39 seconds to go in the third period sank the Guelph Storm in Ontario Hockey League play Saturday night at the Harry Lumley Bayshore Community Centre.

That goal by Matthew Philip gave the Owen Sound Attack a 3-2 victory over the Storm and was the only even-strength goal of the game.

The teams traded goals throughout the match with the Attack leading 1-0 at the end of the first period and 2-1 after the second.

Andrei Bakanov and Keegan Stevenson scored power-play markers for Guelph. Daniil Chayka assisted on both goals while Eric Uba and Bakanov each had one assist.

Kaleb Pearson and Daylon Groulx had power-play goals for Owen Sound. Brady Lyle had two assists for the Attack while Philip and Sergey Popov had one apiece.

The game was a duel between rookie goaltenders as Nick Chenard of the Attack picked up the win with 37 saves and Owen Bennett was tagged with the loss despite having 39 saves.

The Storm had their two power-play goals on four man-advantage situations while Owen Sound went 2-for-3.

The loss drops the Storm to 1-1-0-1 while Owen Sound improves to 2-1-0-1.

The Storm are to host the Flint Firebirds (2-1-0-0) Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Sleeman Centre.


Attack 3 Storm 2
Guelph                0-1-1–2
Owen Sound     1-1-1–3
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