The Greyhounds unbeaten streak at home, which was at 5, continued after the win over the Guelph Storm by a score of 5 to 1 with rookie Joseph Raaymakers between the pipes.
The Storm’s Nic Sicoly made his OHL debut tonight in his hometown of Sault Ste. Marie. Nic played with the Soo Thunderbirds and was drafted by the Guelph Storm.
Jean Dupuy would get the first goal for the Greyhounds. It was Dupuy’s first shift on the ice and the tally would come on the very first shot on Guelph’s net minder Justin Nichols who stopped 36 shots on goal.
To round up the scoring in the first period Sergey Tolchinsky would put in his own rebound to make the score 2-0 in favor of the Greyhounds. The penalty box would only see one penalty which was by the Storm’s Ben Harpur for Slashing.
Guelph’s Nic Sicoly would come close to putting the Storm on the scoreboard as Raaymakers was out of position but the score remained at 2-0. With good passing by Bouramman and Miller, Bryan Moore would add another marker in the second period at 8:55. On a bad pass by Jean Dupuy Guelph would put their single goal behind Raaymakers at the 11:13 mark.
On a long pass by Moore to Tolchinsky, who was behind the Guelph defence, would beat Nichols to round out the scoring for the second period having the Greyhounds leading the Storm by a score of 4 – 1.
With no penalties handed out in the second period the third period seen a number of players getting the gate. A total of 10 penalties were called, 5 for Guelph and 5 for the Soo which included a double minor given to Michael Bunting for Roughing.
There would only be a single goal in the period with Harpur in the box for Tripping the Hounds did some quick passing between Speers and McCann before Miller would score on the power play at 13:09.
The Greyhounds travel to Sudbury for an afternoon game on Sunday and then head down to southern Ontario for a 3 game weekend road trip.