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Friday, January 12, 2018

Attack Fall in North Bay

Owen Sound | by Matt Hermiz  

Justin Brazeau scores overtime winner for the Battalion

The Owen Sound Attack coughed up a third period lead in losing the first of a three-game northern road trip.

Justin Brazeau was the overtime hero, re-directing the game-winning goal past Mack Guzda on a power play as North Bay rallied to beat the Attack 3-2 in Ontario Hockey League action Thursday night.

RIley Bruce and Matthew Struthers also scored for for North Bay (16-19-5-1), which overcame a 2-0 deficit with eight minutes to play in regulation with two goals in a span of 52 seconds.

Brady Lyle scored both goals for Owen Sound (16-16-2-5).

Julian Sime made 30 saves in the win, while Guzda stopped 14 taking the loss.

Owen Sound outshot North Bay 32-17 while going 0 for 3 on the power play; North Bay finished 1 for 3.

The Attack are back in action tonight against the OHL's top team, the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (35-3-2-1).

According to Bayshore Broadcasting Sports Director Fred Wallace, the Greyhounds have points in 27 consecutive games.

Puck drop is set for 7 p.m.

You can hear the play by play live on 560 CFOS beginning with the pre-game show at 6:30 p.m. for Kia of Owen Sound-Terry's Trailer Service Bearadio.

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