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Steelheads Fall to Rangers in Fourth Preseason Game

September 26, 2021 - Ontario Hockey League (OHL) - Mississauga Steelheads News Release

Despite a great performance by netminder Justin DiLauro (25 saves), and generating 42 shots on goal, the Steelheads couldn't beat Jackson Parsons as the Rangers win 1-0.

First Period

It was a quick pace, and both sides had opportunities, with Mississauga outshooting Kitchener 13-8 in the first frame. However, Steelheads starting netminder Justin DiLauro stopped all eight shots, including a late surge in the last five minutes of the period by the Rangers squad.

Shots On Goal - Kitchener 8/Mississauga 13

Second Period

The Steelheads continued to pressure the opposition by unleashing an onslaught of shots in the middle frame, outshooting the Rangers 16-5, but could not solve Kitchener's netminder Jackson Parsons.

Shots On Goal - Kitchener 5/Mississauga 16

Third Period

Kitchener ended the stalemate with Rangers' Graham Dickerson beating DiLauro up close to take a 1-0 lead in the first minute of the final frame. With six minutes remaining, the Rangers were looking to expand the lead with a 2-on-1 breakaway, only to be denied by the Steelheads DiLauro.

With DiLauro in the bench, the Steelheads put on the pressure in the final three minutes but couldn't find the back of the net.

Shots On Goal - Kitchener 13/Mississauga 13

Final Shots on Goal - Kitchener 26/Mississauga 42

Next up for the blue and white is hosting the reigning OHL champions Guelph Storm at the Paramount Fine Foods Centre on Thursday. We will be providing an update regarding fan attendance.

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