Nine players scored for the Greyhounds rolled over Sudbury in front of 4,069 fans at the Essar Centre in Sault Ste. Marie Wednesday night.
Jack Kopacka opened the scoring just over two minutes into the contest with his 10th of the season. The Wolves would respond just four minutes later when overager Patrick Murphy tied the game at one. Colton White and Tim Gettinger scored to give the Greyhounds a 3-1 lead through 20 minutes.
Ryan Valentini scored his fifth of the season to pull Sudbury within a goal nine minutes into the middle stanza. That’s as close as the Wolves would come as Connor Timmins and Gustav Bouramman added markers to open up a 5-2 lead for the Soo.
The Greyhounds added four more goals in the third period with Gabe Guertler, Makar Tokarev, Hayden Verbeek and Bobby MacIntyre all getting in the on the offence.
The Greyhounds scored four powerplay goals on five opportunities while the Wolves failed to score on three attempts with the extra man.
The win opens up the first of five consecutive home games for Sault Ste. Marie. After the loss, Sudbury heads home for three straight game of their own.