Trailing 4-1 after one, the IceDogs scored three unanswered in the second then held off a furious Erie attack in the third before falling 5-4 in overtime. The Dogs picked up a possible 7 of 8 points, completing a string of four consecutive road games.
Johnny Corneil scored a pair of goals and Ondrej Machala netted the game winner with 3:15 left as the IceDogs won 3-1 in Guelph. With a record of 6 and 2, Billy Burke's team has won three straight on the road.
Akil Thomas scored the only goal in the shootout as the IceDogs came back from two down to edge Hamilton 3-2. Stephen Dhillon made two great saves in overtime to get the game past 65 minutes as the Dogs improved their record to 5 and 2.
Billy Burke's IceDogs bounced back from a tough Thursday home loss to record a 5-4 overtime win in Oshawa. Matt Philip scored his first of the year at 3:26 of extra time to give the Dogs the two points.
The IceDogs dreams of a 4-0 start came crashing down in a 1:34 span in the third period as the Petes salvaged the back half of the weekend home and home with an 8-4 victory. Coming off a 5-1 Saturday night home ice victory, the Dogs, looking to sweep a 3 in less than 3 day weekend, fought back from deficits of 2-0 and 4-1 to tie the game at 4-4 in the final period.
The IceDogs completed their first 3-0 September ever with a 5-1 home win over Peterborough. Three unanswered third period goals put the game away for Billy Burke's Dogs who have outscored their opponents 8-0 so far this season in the final period.
A three goal third period propelled the IceDogs to a 4-1 home opening win over the Erie Otters. A Meridian Centre crowd of 4,768 saw the hometown Dogs improve to a perfect 2-0 start on the 2017-2018 season.
Ondrej Machala scored two goals and added an assist as the IceDogs dropped a 7-5 decision to the Kitchener Rangers. The third game of the pre-season was played before a great crowd at the Fleming Centre in Beamsville.
The OHL exhibition season now goes "black" for nine days as junior players chase their NHL dreams. Six IceDogs, Johnny Corneil, Kirill Maksimov, Ben Jones, Stephen Dhillon, Matt Philip and Oliver Castleman have been invited to attend NHL camps beginning this week.
The IceDogs began the pre-season with a 3-0 loss to Barrie in a game played in the Thorold Community Arena. The game marked the first OHL action for this year's top picks, Philp Tomasino, Ian Martin and Billy Constantinou and the first game for new Head Coach Billy Burke.
The Thursday edition of IceDogs training camp was punctuated by two early scrimmages and the annual Black and White Game. Team Black would come out victorious in a 6-4 decision, Dan Singer counted the winner with under 90 seconds to go.
IceDogs Head Coach Billy Burke has announced that 5 year veteran Johnny Corneil will be the captain for the 2017-2018 season. The Lindsay native has been a durable performer, missing one game in the past two seasons, while scoring a career best 31 goals and 62 points last season.
If IceDogs fans wondered how the team would address the graduations of Ryan Mantha and Aaron Haydon, the first answer is Zach Shankar. GM Joey Burke announced the acquisition of Shankar from North Bay for a 5th round pick in 2019.
IceDogs training camp is set to begin next week. Public scrimmages begin Tuesday, August 29th, and conclude Thursday, August 31st, at the Meridian Centre. All camp attendees will be placed on four teams, Team Red, Team Black, Team White, and Team Grey.