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Guelph Storm yield three in third in loss in Kingston

KINGSTON – The Guelph Storm surrendered three goals in the third period as they suffered a 4-2 loss to the Kingston Frontenacs in Ontario Hockey League play Saturday at Kingston’s Leon’s Centre.

The loss was the second in as many nights for the Storm who fell to the 67’s in Ottawa a night earlier.

The Storm scored the lone goal of the first period Saturday and led 2-1 at the end of the second.

Max Nametnikov and Jett Luchanko had the goals for Guelph while Braeden Bowman and Michael Buchinger each had an assist.

Scoring for Kingston were Christopher Thibodeau, Jacob Holmes, Owen Outwater and Paul Ludwinski. Quinton Burns, Outwater, Tyler Savard and Thibodeau each had an assist.

The Frontenacs outshot the Storm 35-16 while both teams went 0-for-2 on their power plays.

Damian Slavik had 31 saves in net for Guelph while Mason Vaccari had 14 for Kingston.

The game was the sixth road contest in seven games for the Storm. They went 2-4-0-0 in the road games and have been held to less than 10 shots in nine consecutive regulation-time periods. Last time they reached double digits in shots in a period was when they fired 17 in the third period of a 6-1 win over Ottawa Oct. 29 at the Sleeman Centre.

The result leaves the Storm at 9-6-0-0 and Kingston at 7-8-0-0.

The Storm are to host the Flint Firebirds (7-6-1-1) Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Sleeman Centre.


  • Guelph Sports Journal