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Firebirds Improve to 3-0 at Home with 6-2 Victory on "Pink out Night"

October 12, 2019 - Ontario Hockey League (OHL) - Flint Firebirds News Release

Flint, Mich. - The Firebirds won their third-straight home game in a 6-2 triumph over the visiting Peterborough Petes in front of more than 3,100 fans on the club's fifth-annual 'Pink Out Night' Saturday. Dennis Busby (Arizona Coyotes), Brennan Othmann and Cody Morgan each had a two-point game to lead the 'Birds. Firebirds' captain Ty Dellandrea (Dallas Stars) extended his point streak (3G, 4A) to four games. Anthony Popovich made 26 saves on 28 shots for his fourth win in five starts between the pipes. Flint improved to 5-2-0-0 on the season, a new franchise-best start. The Petes were led by rearguard Declan Chisholm (Winnipeg Jets), who also had a goal and an assist.

Final shots on goal were 37 - 28 in favor of the home team. The Petes finished one-for-two with the man-advantage, and the Firebirds were unable to convert on three power-play chances.

Next up for Flint is two consecutive away games in Windsor on Thursday and in Kitchener Friday night. The 'Birds return home Saturday to host the North Bay Battalion. Be sure to come early and watch the Battle of the Badges game at 4:00pm. The theme is First Responders Appreciation Night, sponsored by Dort Federal Credit Union. Between the two games, fans will have an opportunity to tour police vehicles, fire trucks, and ambulances. All police, fire & EMS employees can receive a complimentary ticket.

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