Graovac records first career OHL hat trick

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Tyler Graovac recorded his first career OHL hat trick to lead the Ottawa 67's to a 7-2 upset win over the Mississauga St. Michael's Majors in CHL play Sunday at the Urbandale Centre.

Graovac, a second-year centre from Brampton, Ont., had just two goals in 52 games last season but surpassed that total with his first three of the 2010-11 campaign.

Ryan Martindale added two goals and one assist for the 67's while Sean Monohan and Adam Sedlak also scored. Shane Prince had three assists.

The Majors, ranked second in the CHL top 10 and this year's Memorial Cup hosts, trailed 4-1 after the first period and never recovered. Rob Flick and Derek Schoenmakers both scored once for St. Mike's.

Ottawa goalie Chris Perugini stopped 40 shots for the win while Majors netminder J.P. Anderson gave up six goals on 22 shots before giving way to Anthony Peters, who mad 14 saves.

SPITFIRES 6 WOLVES 3

Buffalo Sabres prospect Zack Kassian celebrated his return to junior hockey by scoring once and assisting on three others as Windsor downed Sudbury at the WFCU Centre.

Kassian, a 19-year-old winger, was returned to the Spitfires by the Sabres on Saturday.

Zack MacQueen, Kenny Ryan, Kyle Tarini, Ryan Ellis and Michael MacIntyre also scored for the Spitfires, who blew the game open with four goals in the second period.

John McFarland, Jake Cardwell and Marcus Foligno replied for the Wolves.

Troy Passingham made 24 saves in the Windsor net while Alain Valiquette allowed six goals on 36 shots before being pulled for Brendan O'Neill, who stopped all seven shots he faced.

GENERALS 3 FRONTENACS 1

Christian Thomas's second goal of the game was the winner as Oshawa edged Kingston at the General Motors Centre.

Thomas's power-play marker at 9:08 of the second period broke a 1-1 deadlock. J.P. Labardo gave the Generals some breathing room with a goal late in the second period.

Ethan Werek scored the only goal for the Fronts.

Michael Zador turned aside 32 shots for Oshawa while Philipp Grubauer made 27 saves for Kingston.

OIL KINGS 3 WARRIORS 2

Marek Hrbas's power-play goal midway through the second period stood up as the winner as Edmonton edged Moose Jaw at Rexall Place.

Joordan Hickmott and Kristians Pelss had the other goals for the Oil Kings.

Nathan MacMaster and Spencer Edwards, on a penalty shot in the third period, had the Moose Jaw goals.

Cam Lanigan made 23 saves in the Edmonton net while Thomas Heemskerk kicked out 39 shots for Moose Jaw.


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