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Wolves defeat Spitfires 3-2 in spirited contest

Sudbury nets one late to secure a hard fought victory
The Wolves logo as designed by Raven Debassige was unveiled Jan. 24, worn by the players at the Sudbury Wolves Indigenous night, Jan. 27.

Wearing special jerseys for Indigenous Celebration Night, the Sudbury Wolves were at home Jan. 27 against returning Jacob Holmes and the powerhouse Windsor Spitfires and came away with two points. 

The hometown Wolves outshot the visiting Spitfires by 11, 34-25, with goaltender Kevyn Brassard making some key saves along the way, while Joey Costanzo had a strong showing between the pipes for Windsor. 

With the win, the Wolves sit in 8th place in the Eastern Conference with a record of 18-19-3-2 while Windsor falls to 28-12-3-1 on the season.

Wolves' forward David Goyette opened the scoring at 2:07 of the first period to give the hometown boys the lead, while Chase Coughlan rounded out the scoring to give the Wolves a 2-0 lead at 13:42 of the opening frame. 

The Spitfires crawled back to within 1 at 8:43 of the second period with a goal from Alex Christopolous. 

Almost seven minutes into the final period Aidan Castle scored for Windsor making the score 2-2. Both netminders stood tall for the remainder of the game, but David Goyette scored one more to seal a 3-2 win for the Sudbury Wolves and send the crowd home happy. 

The Wolves hit the road to Owen Sound to face the Attack on Saturday, Jan. 28 with a 7:30 p.m. start time before heading to Guelph for an afternoon tilt against the Guelph Storm on Sunday at 2:00 PM at the Sleeman Centre.



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