PETERBOROUGH 4, SAGINAW 0
The Peterborough Petes improved to 5-2-0-0, blanking the Saginaw Spirit 4-0 in their seventh straight road game to begin the season. Minnesota Wild prospect Hunter Jones stopped all 23 shots he faced while Cameron Butler (3), Liam Kirk (5), Mason McTavish (5) and Nick Robertson (9) scored third period goals. Toronto Maple Leafs second round pick Robertson also had an assist while stretching his current goal-scoring streak to seven. Winnipeg Jets prospect Declan Chisholm recorded a pair of helpers. Saginaw’s Tristan Lennox took the loss in goal as the Spirit were held off the scoresheet, falling to 4-4-1-0.
OWEN SOUND 4, KITCHENER 3 – SO
Kirill Nizhnikov (4) brought the Owen Sound Attack within one before Sergey Popov (3) tied the score at three with 54 seconds left in the third period, forcing a shootout where Aidan Dudas netted the winner in a 4-3 victory. The Bears edged the visiting Kitchener Rangers as a five round shootout was required to settle the score. Dudas (3) opened the scoring with one of the funnier shorthanded goals you’ll ever see while rookie winger Josh Samanski recorded his first career point with an assist in the win. Kitchener’s Jacob Ingham earned second star honours with 43 saves behind goals from Liam Hawel (1), Jonathan Yantsis (6) and Ryan Stepien (3). The Attack outshot the Rangers 46-29, improving to 4-2-0-1 while Kitchener sits at 3-1-1-2.