Storm surrenders two goals in third period in loss to Sudbury

GUELPH – The Sudbury Wolves used a pair of third-period goals to double the Guelph Storm 4-2 in Ontario Hockey League play Sunday at the Sleeman Centre.

The Storm had scored the lone goal of the first period before Sudbury surged ahead with a pair of goals in the second period. However, the Storm tied things up early in the third, but Nolan Hutcheson scored twice for Sudbury later in the period to give the visitors the win.

Jacob Roach and Eric Uba netted the goals for the Storm while Matthew Papais, Luka Profaca and Andrei Bakanov each had an assist.

Shane Bulitka and Quinton Byfield had the other goals for Sudbury with David Levin getting two assists and Blake Murray, Peter Stratis, Chase Stillman, Macauley Carson and Byfield getting one each.

Sudbury outshot the Storm 36-35 and went 1-for-5 on its power play. The Wolves also kept the Storm scoreless on six power plays.

Nico Daws had 32 saves in the loss for the Storm while Christian Purboo had 33 in the win for Sudbury.

The Storm is fifth in the Midwest Division and ninth in the Western Conference at 3-4-1-2 while Sudbury is first in the Central Division and third in the Eastern Conference at 8-5-0-0.

The Storm are to play the Erie Otters at the Erie Insurance Arena Wednesday at 11 a.m. It’ll be the third meeting between the teams in less than two weeks. The Otters won 4-1 at home Oct. 12 and the Storm won 7-5 at the Sleeman Centre Oct. 18.


Wolves 4 Storm 2
Sudbury     0-2-2–4
Guelph       1-0-1–2
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