OHL Roundup: Wright has two-point night in Spitfires debut as Windsor tops Spirit 7-4

WINDSOR, Ont. — Shane Wright had a goal and an assist in his debut for Windsor as the Spitfires defeated the Saginaw Spirit 7-4 on Thursday.

Wright was traded to the Spitfires from the Kingston Frontenacs on Jan. 9 after being reassigned by the NHL's Seattle Kraken three days prior.

Brett Harrison, with two goals, AJ Spellacy, Matthew Maggio, Michael Renwick and Jacob Maillet also scored for Windsor (24-9-3-1). Joey Costanzo stopped 22 shots.

Dean Loukus had a two-goal effort, while Joey Willis and Olivier Savard added the others for Saginaw (24-12-2), which has dropped two in a row. Tristan Lennox made 23 saves.

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BATTALION 7 GREYHOUNDS 4

NORTH BAY, ONT. — Ty Nelson and Matvey Petrov each had two goals and an assist to lift North Bay (28-10-0-1) past Sault Ste. Marie (12-15-7-4). Kyle McDonald added two goals of his own for the Battalion who have won five straight.

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STING 4 PETES 2

PETERBOROUGH, ONT. — Sarnia strung together a run of four unanswered goals to come back from down 2-0 to defeat Peterborough (21-14-1-2). Christian Kyrou, Marko Sikic, Nolan Burke and Cooper Way all scored for the Sting (19-12-4-2) in the final 22:32 of the game.

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COLTS 6 FIREBIRDS 1

BARRIE, ONT. — Jacob Frasca and Evan Vierling each had a goal and an assist as Barrie (20-10-4-2) cruised past Flint (19-16-2-1). Anson Thornton stopped 32-of-33 shots for the Colts.

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ATTACK 6 OTTERS 5 (OT)

ERIE, PA. — Ethan Burroughs scored the game-winning goal at 3:55 of overtime to help Owen Sound (20-14-3-1) halt an Erie (12-20-1-3) comeback effort. The Attack went up 4-0 before the Otters scored four unanswered, with three coming in the third period, including the game-tying marker.

This roundup was generated automatically with a CP-developed application.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 12, 2023.

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