North American Juniors Game Night: 5-3-12


(E1) Niagara IceDogs 3 @ (W1) London Knights 2 (2OT)
OHL Finals – Niagara leads best of 7 series 1-0

C Vladislav Namestnikov , LDN: 0-1-1, E, 2 PIM (holding)
Playoff Totals: 15 GP, 3-11-14, +8, 12 PIM
Season Totals: 63 GP, 22-49-71, +15, 50 PIM

Coyotes prospect and 2010-11 OHL Goaltender of the Year Mark Visentin made 41 saves and Bruins’ 2011 first rounder Dougie Hamilton (pictured) scored in double overtime as Niagara took Game 1 of the OHL Finals, 3-2 on Thursday night. Lightning prospect Vlad Namestnikov had an assist on Lightning camper Seth Griffith’s third period goal, which tied the game at two three minutes in to the final period of regulation. This year’s OHL Goaltender of the Year, Michael Houser (undrafted), made 51 saves for London. Niagara had all six shots in the second overtime. Game 2 is Saturday in St. Catherines.