Ontario Hockey League
Niagara IceDogs 9 Owen Sound Attack 0
IceDogs 9 Attack 0
Niagara captain Ben Jones scored twice and had a 5 point game for the sizzling IceDogs
Jack Studnicka also scored twice for Niagara who have outscored the opposition 24-2 in their last 3 games.
Stephen Dhillon, the winningest goalie in Niagara franchise history posted his 5th shutout of the season and the 8th of his career blanking Owen Sound.
Dhillon made 21 saves including a breakaway stop off Bryce Caruk and a penalty shot save against Barret Kirwin in the 1st period.
Kirill Maksimov, Matthew Brassard, Akil Thomas, Matthew Philip & Drew Hunter also scored in the victory.
With the win, Niagara moves to 81 points on the year, 2 points up on the Sudbury Wolves for 1st in the Central Division.
The IceDogs will play their next two games also on the road, Friday at North Bay & Saturday at Barrie.
The Attack who have now lost 5 in a row will play their next 5 games on the road beginning Thursday night at North Bay.
You can hear the Attack road games live on 560 CFOS with Terry's Trailer Service-Kia of Owen Sound Bearadio.
1, Niagara, Maksimov 35 (Jones), 12:42.
Penalties-Alberg Os (high sticking), 4:23; Brassard Niag (hooking), 5:03; Robertson Niag (slashing), 18:46.
2, Niagara, Jones 35 (Thomas, Brassard), 2:10 (PP).
3, Niagara, Jones 36 (Maksimov, Bukac), 8:57.
4, Niagara, Studnicka 28 (Paquette, Robertson), 10:02.
5, Niagara, Brassard 11 (Maksimov, Jones), 17:20.
Penalties-Lyle Os (cross checking), 0:58; Pearson Os (cross checking), 3:26; Robertson Niag (slashing), 13:50; Groulx Os (tripping), 19:58.
6, Niagara, Thomas 31 (Robertson, Brassard), 1:25 (PP).
7, Niagara, Philip 11 (Roberts, Jones), 14:21.
8, Niagara, Hunter 4 (Lodnia), 15:15.
9, Niagara, Studnicka 29 (Lodnia), 18:31.
Penalties-Tomasino Niag (slashing), 8:37.
Shots on Goal
Owen Sound 9-7-5-21
Dhillon 31-10-7-0 (21 shots-21 saves)
Guzda 16-16-4-1 (25 shots-20 saves);
MacLean 11-10-0-1 (17 shots-13 saves).
Power Play Opportunities
Niagara 2 / 4;
Owen Sound 0 / 3.
Referees-Ben Moser (18), Mac Nichol (33).
Linesmen-Riley Page (97), Jean-Francois Menard (52).
Attendance = 3,116