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Former Colts Netminder Blanks Old Team

Barrie | by Ken Hashizume  

Christian Propp made 19 saves for North Bay in a 3-0 win.

A big night for a former Colt goaltender.
Christian Propp made 19 saves in his first game in Barrie as the North Bay Battalion shutout the Colts 3-0 on Saturday night.
Propp was dealt by the Colts to the Owen Sound Attack on October 22nd for three draft picks.
Hours later, he was traded by the Attack to the Battalion for defenseman Brady Lyle.
Adam McMaster opened the scoring for North Bay 4:23 into the first period for a 1-0 first period lead.
The Colts generated some chances in the second period but were not able to put one past Propp.
Later in the period, Luke Burghardt and Matthew Struthers (1 goal, 1 assist) added to the Battalion lead.
Justin Brazeau collected 2 assists for the Battalion (17-19-5-1).
Kai Edmonds got the start in net for the Colts (24-15-2-1) and stopped 28 shots in the loss.
Barrie had no power play opportunities while North Bay had 5 but did not score on any of them.
Next game for the Colts is this Thursday night when they host the Saginaw Spirit at the Barrie Molson Centre.


Click on audio to hear Ken Hashizume's post-game podcast with Battalion goaltender Christian Propp.

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