In Sault Ste Marie, Ontario on January 10th, the fourth place Soo Jr Greyhounds took on the ninth place Soo Jr Thunderbirds in a Greater North Midget League regular season match – up at the John Rhodes Centre.
Caleb Wood finds the back of Thunderbird goaltender Tyler Greco’s net to give the Greyhounds a 1 – 0 lead with MacKenize Abelson and Owen Shier adding the contributors on Wood’s goal 8:38 into the opening period. Nick Jameus fires the Greyhounds second of the contest at 6:26 of the middle stanza with Jordan Ritchie and Avery Rebek registering the helpers on Jameus’ goal. Giving the Greyhounds a 3 – 0 shutout win, Nick Niro scores the third with Camden Findlay and Ableson notching the assists on Niro’s goal at the 4:27 mark of the final period. Greyhound netminder Dawson Hunter earned his first shutout of the 2017 – 2018 season.
The Greyhounds will now hit the road for two games in Timmins against the sixth place Timmins Majors at the McIntyre Arena. Game times on January 13th and 14th will be 7:30 p.m and 1:30 p.m. The Jr Thunderbirds next match – up will be January 24th when they meet the Greyhounds at the John Rhodes Centre in a 8:00 p.m start.