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Storm clout Attack to make it two wins in a row at home

GUELPH – A Family Day long weekend at home was just what the Guelph Storm needed as they posted their second consecutive home Ontario Hockey League victory Monday.

The Storm struck for three goals in the first period on their way to a 7-1 whitewash of the Owen Sound Attack at the Sleeman Centre.

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After the visitors cut the gap to a pair of goals with a power-play marker a little before the six-minute mark of the second period, the Storm responded with four goals later in the period. The third period was scoreless.

Michael Buchinger fired home a pair of goals for the Storm while Brayden Guy, Danny Zhilkin, Sasha Pastujov, Braeden Bowman and Matthew Papais scored once each. Daniil Chayka had three assists while Pastujov, Cam Allen and Jake Karabela had two each and Zhilkin, Papais, Guy and Buchinger had one apiece.

Stepan Machacek scored for Owen Sound with help from Cal Uens and Deni Goure.

The Storm outshot the Attack 33-18 and went 3-for-4 on their power play while Owen Sound went 1-for-4.

Owen Bennett had 17 saves to get the win in net for the Storm.

Corbin Votary started in net for Owen Sound, but was replaced by Nick Chenard for the second and third periods. Votary had eight saves while Chenard had 18.

Next up for the Storm is a three-in-three weekend as they’re to host the Windsor Spitfires Friday at 7:30 p.m., play the Attack in Owen Sound Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and host the Kitchener Rangers Sunday at 2 p.m.


  • Guelph Sports Journal