The Sudbury Wolves dismantled the best and the worst of the OHL over the weekend to keep a firm grip on sixth place in the Eastern Conference.
After a lethargic 1-0 loss to Sault Ste. Marie on Friday night at the Sudbury Arena, the Wolves took to the road and bounced Peterborough (The second best team in the OHL) 4-3 in shoot-out on Saturday night and then topped Oshawa (the worst team) 4-3 in regulation.
The wins pushed Sudbury's regular season record to 31-26-1-5, good for 68 points and fourth place in the Central Division and sixth spot in the Eastern Conference, one point behind Toronto for third in the Central and fifth in the conference.
On Friday, the Wolves managed just 21 shots on Sault Ste. Marie goalie Kyle Gajewski and never scored a goal. Greyhounds defender Tyler Cuthbert scored the game's only goal at 4:21 of the third period to give his team the win.
Wolves' goalie Kevin Beech made 27 saves in the loss.
On Saturday, Sudbury rolled into Peterborough and edged out the Petes 4-3 in shoot out. Akim Aliu, the Wolves eighth shooter, potted the game winner.
Devin DiDiomete ripped two goals, while Ben Pouliot scored the other goal.
Jamie Tardif, with two goals, and Lubomir Stach replied for the Petes.
Wolves puck stopper Beech was solid, making 34 saves in regulation and over time, before thwarting all eight chances by Peterborough in the shoot out.
Petes' goalie Trevor Cann made 35 saves.
On Sunday, the Wolves made it two wins in a row by dumping Oshawa 4-3.
Kyle Hope, Ryan Donally, Nick Tuzzolino and Marc Staal, with the game winner, all scored for Sudbury.
Dale Mitchell, Nathaniel Brooks and John Tavares tallied for the Generals.
Wolves ' back up goalie Chris Abbey recorded his first win of the season by stopping 34 shots.
Oshawa goalie Kevin Couture made 26 saves in the loss.
The Wolves look to continue their winning ways on the road this Thursday when they travel to Barrie to take on the Colts. Game time is 7:30 pm. The Wolves are back home in action on Friday night when they host Toronto. Game time is 7:30 pm.