Hardie scores twice in Mississauga Steeleheads’ win; Hamilton’s 12-win streak snapped


Published March 15, 2022 at 11:59 pm

James Hardie scored a pair of goals to lead the Mississauga Steelheads to a 5-3 victory against the Barrie Colts in the Ontario Hockey League on Tuesday.

Hardie has 35 goals on the season.

Owen Beck, Kai Schwindt and Zakary Lavoie also scored for the Steelheads (33-18-1-5), who have already clinched a playoff spot, but are battling North Bay for the Central Division lead.

Evan Vierling, Connor Punnett and Chris Grisolia had singles for Barrie (28-20-4-0).

Joe Ranger turned aside 32 shots in the win. Matteo Lalama stopped 28 shots for the Colts.

Petes 3, Bulldogs 1

Tucker Roberton scored his 34th goal of the season to lead the Petes over Hamilton, snapping the Bulldogs’ 12-win streak.

Samuel Mayer and Jax Dubois also scored for Peterborough (23-27-4-0), while Ryan Winterton had the lone goal for the Bulldogs (37-12-2-2). Hamilton was not only playing for the second time in under 24 hours, but had played in an outdoor game at Tim Hortons Field on Monday night.

Sting 4, Spitfires 3

Zach Filak scored twice, while Nolan Dann had the game-winner in the second period to lead the Sting over Windsor.

Oakville native Ethan Ritchie also scored for Sarnia (23-25-3-1).

Ethan Miedema, Pasquale Zito and Will Cuylle had singles for the Spitfires (31-16-3-3).

This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 15, 2022. Photo by CHL Images.

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