The Peterborough Petes saw a 4-2 third period lead slip away from them in a 5-4 loss to the London Knights on Thursday night at the Peterborough Memorial Centre.
The Petes opened the scoring 4:47 into the game on Brett Findlay's 1st goal of the season. Assists went to Slater Koekkoek and Clark Seymour. The Knights evened the game at 15:06 of the period on a goal by Remi Elie, but the Petes came right back to restore their lead at 16:11 on Francis Menard's 8th of the season and 1st of the game to hold a 2-1 lead after 20 minutes. Again, the assists went to Koekkoek and Seymour.
The Knights again evened the game just 2:12 into the 2nd period on Chris Tierney's 1st of 2 on the night, however, the restored their lead at 16:48 of the period when Menard recorded his 2nd of the game and 9th of the season. Assists went to Findlay and Steven Varga. Clark Seymour added to the Petes lead just 1:40 later with his 2nd of the season giving the Petes a 4-2 lead after 40 minutes of play. Assists went to Luke Hietkamp and Greg Betzold.
Unfortunetely the 3rd period was all London as they scored at 1:03 by Seth Griffith, 7:36 on a delayed penalty call by Tierney and again at 19:28 on the powerplay by scott Harrington handing the Petes a 5-4 loss.
Next action for the Petes is Saturday night when they host the Saginaw Spirit at 7:05pm. Fans are encouraged to wear their halloween costumes to the game for a chance to win some great prizes from the Petes.