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The Niagara IceDogs fell to the Mississauga Steelheads by a score of 4-2 Friday night.
The IceDogs got on the board first as Steven Shipley tipped home a Luke Mercer point shot on the powerplay. Mississauga answered back with a powerplay goal of their own only 40 seconds later to make it 1-1.
Jordan Maletta struck with his first as an IceDog to give the visitors the lead once again at 2-1.
Mississauga pulled even with their second powerplay goal of the night midway through the period. A third Mississauga goal with 2:30 remaining in the period gave them their first lead of the night.
Mississauga scored their third powerplay goal of the night to make it a 4-2 game at the 11:42 mark of the third period.
The IceDogs will now return to St. Catharines where they will play host to the Oshawa Generals Saturday night at 7 p.m.
1. NIAG S. Shipley, (25) (L. Mercer, J. Graham), 7:59 (PP)
1. MISS D. DeMelo, (15) (S. Percy, R. Brace), 8:39 (PP)
1. NIAG J. Maletta, (5) (A. DiFruscia, C. Verhaeghe), 16:19
2. MISS S. Cobbold, (8) (D. DeMelo, S. Percy), 10:41 (PP)
2. MISS S. Cobbold, (9) (T. Carrick, B. Foy), 17:30
3. MISS S. Percy, (12) , 11:48 (PP)