A former Owen Sound Attacker returns to help score a win for the Mississauga Steelheads.
Overager Alan Lyszczarczyk recorded a natural hat trick as the Steelheads doubled up the Attack 6-3 Saturday night.
Lyszczarczyk's first goal came at the 10:55 mark of the third period to break a 3-3 tie.
He would score again 1:37 after that goal and an empty-net goal with 10 seconds left in the period.
Mississauga would take a 3-0 first period lead on goals by Thomas Harley, Nick McHugh, and Cole Schwindt (1 goal, 1 assist).
Barrett Kirwin (1 goal, 1 assist) would reply for Owen Sound before the end of the period.
Maksim Sushko (1 goal, 1 assist) scored 13 seconds into the second period to cut Mississauga's lead down to one then Trent Bourque would tie the game at 3-3 at the 9:00 mark.
Liam Ham, Cole Carter, and Aidan Prueter each collected two assists while Jacob Ingham made 25 saves for the Steelheads (20-19-4-1).
Andrew MacLean stopped 28 shots for the Attack (22-18-2-2).
Two of Mississauga's goals came on the power play (on 4 opportunities), Owen Sound did not score on two opportunities with the man advantage.
The Attack have lost their last four (3 in regulation) and play their third game in 3 days when they travel to Kitchener Sunday to take on the Rangers.
You can hear that game on 560 CFOS with Terry's Trailer Service/KIA of Owen Sound Bear Radio starting with the pre-game show at 1:30 PM.
Click on audio to hear a game recap and a preview of Sunday game from Fred Wallace.