Guelph Storm thumped by Greyhounds

GUELPH – The Guelph Storm surrendered five goals in the second period as they were dumped 7-1 in Ontario Hockey League play Friday night at the Sleeman Centre.

The Storm were held scoreless after Cam Hills tallied with 1:38 to go in the first period to tie the game at 1-1. Keegan Stevenson and Fedor Gordeev assisted on the goal.

Rory Kerins had a pair of goals for Sault Ste. Marie while single goals were added by Marc Boudreau, Tanner Dickinson, Jaromir Pytlik, Jacob LeGuerrier and Cole MacKay. Pytlik had three assists and MacKay had two. Single assists were given to Tye Kartye, Cullen McLean, Drew Wawrow, LeGuerrier, Jaden Peca, Zack Trott and Dickinson.

Owen Bennett started and took the loss. He had 17 saves in the first two periods while Tanner Wickware relieved and had seven saves in the third.

Former Guelph Hurricanes goaltender Christian Propp played the entire game for the Greyhounds and he had 28 saves.

Soo outshot the Storm 31-29 and both teams were scoreless on three power plays.

The Storm are fifth in the Midwest Division at 2-2-1-1 while the Greyhounds lead the West Division at 5-2-0-0.

The Storm are to play the Erie Otters (4-4-0-0) at the Erie Insurance Arena Saturday at 7 p.m. The Storm and Otters are also to play at the Sleeman Centre Friday. Game time is 7:30 p.m.


Greyhounds 7 Storm 1
Sault Ste. Marie     1-5-1–7
Guelph                    1-0-0–1
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