NORTH BAY - The Guelph Storm rebounded from a horrible 8-2 loss on Saturday night to down the North Bay Battalion 6-2 on Sunday in North Bay.
The win leaves Guelph in third place in the Western Conference, six points back of the London Knights.
Guelph hosts the Oshawa Generals on Friday then the Kitchener Rangers Sunday.
Things were even in the first period in North Bay as the Troops top line of Justin Brazeau, Adam McMaster and Brad Chenier continued their torrid play from Friday night, answering both goals the Storm scored to leave it tied at two heading into the second.
In the second is where things unraveled for the Battalion as Guelph scored two goals in the span of 23 seconds to take a 4-2 lead.
The third was not kind to North Bay as Guelph added two more goals.
“I thought it was a pretty good weekend with our effort to be honest with you,” Battalion assistant coach Adam Dennis said after the game. “We had some chances that we could not put away and their goalie made more saves than ours.”
The play of the game became rough very quickly with former Storm Mason Primeau mixing it up with his former teammate, Isaac Ratcliffe.
The usually mild mannered Simon Rose got into things as well, dropping the gloves with Tag Bertuzzi.
“There have been some trades between these two teams over the past couple of years and I think it’s natural,” Dennis said when asked on the physical play.
“We are a team that has to bring that intensity every game if we are going to be successful. Tonight, I think it maybe got the best of us but we want to bring a playoff intensity no matter who the opponent is.”
The Battalion, who sport the league's top power play, had their chances too but could not convert going 0/4 with the man advantage.
“They’re clicking at 30 percent so it’s bound to have an off night," Dennis noted.
"There was nothing glaring there, just wasn’t working like it normally is,”