Laval Rocket use overtime to defeat Toronto Marlies 5-4

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LAVAL, Que. — Alex Belzile scored the game-winning goal on the power play at 3:04 into overtime Thursday as the Laval Rocket downed the Toronto Marlies 5-4 in the American Hockey League.

Xavier Ouellet also notched three assists in the Rocket (38-26-7) victory.

Joey Anderson scored twice and added a helper for three points of his own in the Marlies (37-30-4) defeat.

Toronto goalie Michael Hutchinson made 39 saves in the loss.

The Marlies actually held a 4-3 lead midway through the third period before Brandon Gignac tied the game up at the 12:08 mark of the final frame.

The victory avenges a 5-4 overtime loss to Toronto Laval suffered on Wednesday.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 28, 2022.

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