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GUELPH, Ont. -- Barclay Goodrow rewarded the North Bay Battalion for keeping calm des
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GUELPH, Ont. -- Barclay Goodrow rewarded the North Bay Battalion for keeping calm despite an early deficit. Playing their usual choking style of defence, the Battalion waited out the Guelph Storm before scoring a late power-play goal in the third period. Goodrow then scored his 12th goal of the playoffs 2:30 into overtime as North Bay tied the Ontario Hockey League final at one with a 4-3 win Friday. It was the second straight night the teams had to settle things in extra time, with Jason Dickinson scoring the winner for Guelph in Game 1. Goodrow, who leads the Battalion with 22 points in the playoffs, positioned himself alone between the faceoff circles and made no mistake on Ben Thomsons feed from the corner, beating Storm goaltender Justin Nichols with a shot off the right post and in. Goodrow said t twice in the game to win. The Storm led 2-0 in the first period 3-2 in the third. "Thats the character weve shown all season. We get down but we stick with the game plan and we try and make the simple play and dont cheat for offence," said Goodrow. The Battalion also showed a lot of resilience after a game they thought they deserved to win the night before. "We lost a tough game last night and all year this teams shown a lot of character," said Battalion coach Stan Butler. "We could have folded tonight. Its a tough building and a great team were playing, but they chose to go the other way. As a result, were going home 1-1." Nick Paul had a goal and an assist for the Battalion, while Marcus McIvor and Mathew Santos also had goals. Robby Fabbri had a pair of goals for the Storm and Steven Trojanovic chipped in with one. North Bays Jake Smith turned aside 21-of-24 shots for the win, while Nichols made 37 saves. Guelph head coach Scott Walker gave the Battalion credit for their effort, but added that the Storm still hasnt shown their A game. "Right now, to be honest, they want it more than we do," Walker said. "We have to put the work socks on and helmet, and get to work and see how it goes. Were a very mature team with good leadership and well spend a couple days here at practice getting better and then see what we can do out there." Walker also noticed the Battalions ability to cut off a lot of the ice, as evidenced by the Storms 24 shots in the game. "I think were getting frustrated, were not used to not being able to have a little more creativity. Theyre skating, theyre working extremely hard against us," Walker said. "For the most part, we knew it was going to battle. You dont get this far in the OHL and not be a good team. I think we just have to look at each other and grab on and start rolling the right way." Things were going the Storms way early in the game, as Steven Trojanovics wrist shot from the boards hit Smith in the shoulder and dribbled behind him just 1:16 into the game. Despite not getting many shots, the Storm increased their lead to 2-0 when Fabbris cross-crease pass on a 3-on-1 got poked in by a diving McIvor. McIvor made up for that with just under four minutes left in the period, on the power play, with a blast from the point that clanked off the far post and in. The Battalion tied the game near the midway point of the second period, with Santos chasing down his own rebound at the crease and flipping it over Nichols. Fabbris second goal of the game at 15:57, his 11th of the playoffs, gave the Storm the lead once again. Zack Mitchells drop pass between his legs went to Fabbri at the right faceoff circle and he wristed a shot through a screen and past Smith. The Battalion pulled even at 14:32 of the third on the power play with Trojanovic in the penalty box for delay of game after shooting the puck over the glass. Paul, who also added an assist on the overtime goal, snapped a shot over Nichols right shoulder from the top of the left faceoff circle to end the scoring in regulation. Guelph was 0 for 2 with the man advantage, while North Bay was 2 for 5 on the power play. The series now shifts to North Bay, Ont., for the next two games. Game 3 is Tuesday. David Pastrnak Jersey . Got Jacks? Pulling off a comeback for the ages, feisty Stephen F. Austin became the latest No. 12 seed to pull off an upset, tying the game on Desmond Haymons did-that-just-happen four-point play with 3. Phil Esposito Jersey . Left back Armero opened the scoring in the fifth minute when his deflected shot rolled past Greece goalkeeper Orestis Karnezis. Striker Teofilo Gutierrez poked in Colombias second goal from a deflected corner in the 58th and James Rodriguez capped it off with a low shot in stoppage time after a slick backheel flick from Juan Cuadrado. http://www.thebostonbruinshockey.com/bob...ey-jersey/. The Brad Jacobs team from Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., advanced to Fridays championship game with a 10-6 win over Chinas Rui Liu in the semifinal. Derek Sanderson Jersey .com) - The Boston Bruins announced Monday that the team has signed goaltender Niklas Svedberg to a one-year contract. Adam Oates Jersey .C. -- The Carolina Hurricanes used a strong third period to extend their winning streak to three games.VANCOUVER - Daniel and Henrik Sedin werent in top form on Thursday night, but the talented twins showed up when it mattered most.Daniel Sedin took a delicate feed from brother Henrik off the rush and roofed a shot past Carey Price on the power play at 2:45 of overtime as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Montreal Canadiens 3-2.The winner came after Vancouver blew a 2-0 lead late in the third period — including Max Paciorettys game-tying goal with the Sedins on the ice with less than three minutes to go in regulation.Our line can play better, said Henrik Sedin. We really should have won this game after 60 minutes.There were just five seconds left in an interference penalty assessed to Montreal defenceman Tom Gilbert when Daniel Sedin swooped in and ended what was an entertaining, fast-paced affair.When their games not a good game its still not a bad game, Canucks head coach Willie Desjardins said of his stars. Maybe it wasnt quite to their standards but it was a pretty good game.Added Daniel Sedin: You should not give up a 2-0 lead at home (but) it happens. We stuck with our game plan and it paid off.Nick Bonino and Brad Richardson also scored for Vancouver (7-3-0), which got 22 saves from Ryan Miller.Alex Galchenyuk had the other goal for Montreal (8-2-1), while Price stopped 27 shots.I like the way we competed tonight, said Canadiens head coach Michel Therrien. We never gave up and gave ourselves a chance to win this hockey game with the comeback.Up 1-0 after two periods, Richardson stretched Vancouvers lead to two at 2:17 of the third off the rush, ripping a shot over Prices glove shortside a few minutes after Alexandre Burrows hit the post behind the Montreal goaltender.The visitors cut the deficit to 2-1 at 12:11 when Galchenyuk tipped home is fourth of the season past Miller off a shot from P.K. Subban. The Canucks argued to the referees that Miller — who knows the Canadiens well from his time with the Buffalo Sabres — had been interfered with by Montreals Brendan Gallagher in the crease.The goal came much to the delight of the boisterous Canadiens fans in attendance, who were enjoying their teams only visit to Vancouver this season and were in full voice for most of the night.That was a fun game. You kind of dont like it, but you like it, Miller said of the atmosphere. Toronto or the Habs, in Buffalo we got a lot of that. Its kind of cool. Hockey has such a deep following.Montreal kept pushing and got its tying goal with 2:33 remaining when former Canucks forward Dale Weise made a nice pass to Pacioretty, who made no mistake from the slot for his fourth.I thought we played a pretty good third period for quite a bit of it, said Desjardins. Thats the way the game goes sometimes. Montreal is a good team. Theyre creative and they put lots of pressure on your defence.After a scoreless first, the Canucks grabbed the lead at 8:29 of the second on a play that left the Canadiens fuming.Montreal defenceman Alexie Emmelin made a pass up the middle that was intercepted by Bonino to create a 2-on-1 the other way with Derek Dorsett.dddddddddddd. Burrows drilled an off-balance Emelin with a high check after he released the puck, appearing to make contact with his head.There was no penalty on the play and as Emelin lay on the ice, Bonino finished off a nice passing play for his fourth of the season behind a helpless Price.Emelin went to the locker-room for the rest of the period, but returned in the third.I was trying to finish my check and my intent was not to hurt him, said Burrows, who added he didnt think the hit was late. Obviously you never want to hurt someone and Im glad he came back.Im not going to speculate on what people are going to say. My intent was not to hurt him.Not surprisingly, Therrien took a decidedly different view.We all saw the hit to the head on Emelin and instead of having a power play of five minutes the puck is in your own net, said the coach. That was a dirty hit to the head.Vancouvers Shawn Matthias rang a shot off the post behind Price earlier in the period before Miller made a great save off Gallagher on a power play.The Canadiens were coming off a 2-1 shootout victory over the Calgary Flames on Tuesday, and Price had to be sharp to keep the deficit at just one in the dying seconds of the period, shooting out an arm to deflect a quick shot from Bonino out of play.We cant be upset with our effort tonight, I thought we competed hard, said Subban. We had opportunities to win the hockey game, thats all you can ask.Montreal recorded the games first three shots, but it was Vancouver that had the first real chance when Dorsett cut in off the wing on a partial breakaway, only to lose control at the critical moment in front of Price.Acquired in a trade with Vancouver last season, Weise nearly had a dream return four minutes in on another break, but couldnt get a shot away after taking a slash from Canucks defenceman Kevin Bieska.Vancouvers Jannik Hansen saw his shot on a 2-on-1 stopped by Price at the other end moments later, but the Canadiens goaltender saved his best work for the final flurry of the first period.Chris Higgins fed Bonino right in front of Price, who had to stretch to stop the Canucks forward and was sharp again on Dan Hamhuis buzzer-beater shot from the point.That brought chants of Carey! Carey! from the Montreal fans who dotted the stands and drowned out their Canucks counterparts with three raucous Go Habs Go chants in the opening 20 minutes alone.When you have an atmosphere like that and a team with that kind of tradition its fun, said Desjardins. At the same time you want to see how your guys respond and I think we responded pretty well.Notes: Vancouver visits the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday before hosting the Nashville Predators on Sunday. ... Montreal welcomes Calgary on Sunday. ... The Canadiens host the Canucks on Dec. 9 in the clubs only other meeting this season. 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