12/5 Recap: Foligno forgets funk; Kassian keeps clicking

Marcus Foligno snapped his 10-game goal drought in a big way Sunday afternoon, scoring his second hat trick of the season and adding an assist to lead Sudbury past Barrie, 5-3. Foligno scored one goal each on the power play, at even strength, and while short-handed to tie the Sabres prospects lead with 15 on the season, and propel the Wolves to their 10th win of the 2010-11 campaign. The shortie was his league-leading fourth of the year.

Zack Kassian turned it up in the third period, scoring a goal and an assist in just under three minutes as Windsor came from behind to close out Oshawa, 6-3. With 46 points (15+31), the 6'2, 226-pound Kassian is now tied for fourth overall in OHL scoring. Spencerport, NY native Shane Prince of the Ottawa 67's is the league leader with 49 (15+34).

Since the Monday announcement that four Sabres prospects would be attending Team Canada's Selection Camp, the quartet of Foligno, Kassian, Mark Pysyk, and Brayden McNabb have combined for nine goals, 14 assists, and a cumulative +10 rating in 11 games.

Elsewhere, Gregg Sutch got in his third fight of the season as Mississauga saw their 18-game unbeaten streak end with a 6-5 loss to Guelph. The Majors, who entered the game with a +56 goal differential, suffered just their third regulation loss of the season. Sutch battled Chris Van Laren early in the second after the pair met up for offsetting roughing minors near the end of the first. Here you go, savages. It's been a couple of weeks:

In a Sunday NCAA contest, Drew MacKenzie finished -1 as Vermont lost to #5 New Hampshire, 5-1. The tough start continues for the Catamounts (1-7-4) on Wednesday when they travel to #2 Yale.
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