Wolves snap seven game winless skid in Barrie
by Randy Pascal
Rookie goaltender Mitchell Weeks turned aside 24 shots, recording the first win of his OHL career, and Shane Bulitka scored twice, leading
Sudbury Wolves to a 4-3 road win over the Barrie Colts Thursday night.
The triumph snapped a seven game losing skid for head coach Cory Stillman and company, increasing the Wolves' lead in second place in the
Central Division to
four points over the surging North Bay Battalion.
Weeks, who is a native of Barrie, picked up the "W" while making his fourth start with the team since being called up in late December. Drake Pilon
and Macauley Carson (9th), also scored for the winners, who led 2-0 after the first and 3-1 heading to the third.
Jack York replied with a two-goal effort in a losing cause for the Colts, with Dalton Duhart capping things off, pulling the homeside to
within one at 4-3, with 6:08 to play in the game.
Among those affected by the flurry of trade deadline moves, new Sudbury acquisitions Anthony DeMeo (defenseman traded from Sault Ste Marie to
Adam Ruzicka (import forward traded from Sarnia) both picked up their first points in a Wolves' uniform, drawing assists on the third and
The locals return home tonight for what should be an evening to remember as the team fetes the World Junior Hockey Championship gold medal performance of