ST. CATHARINES — Ivan Lodnia, playing in his first game since being returned to the Niagara IceDogs by the Minnesota Wild, scored the lone goal of the shootout as the Guelph Storm fell 5-4 on Saturday night.
Cedric Ralph, Daniil Chayka and Cam Hillis all failed on their shootout attempts before Lodnia beat Storm netminder Nico Daws.
Pavel Gogolev had two goals and two assists to lead the Storm attack, the second straight night he has recorded a four-point night. Ralph had his first two goals of the season. Hillis had two assists.
Guelph led 1-0 after one period and it was tied 3-3 after two.
Guelph's Daws and Niagara's Tucker Tynan were both outstanding in net, with Tynan facing 51 shots and Daws 48.
The Sudbury Wolves visit Guelph Sunday for a 2 p.m. start.