IceDogs rain on Fabbri's big night

Nov 04, 2012 - 06:41 GMT
Written By: Saxon, Tony

By Tony Saxon, Guelph Mercury

The Niagara IceDogs rained on Robby Fabbri’s parade Saturday night.

The Guelph Storm rookie forward scored the first three goals of his OHL career, albeit in a 9-4 loss.

“It’s a big weight off my shoulders. Now I can relax and not hold the stick as tightly,” the 16-year-old Mississauga native said. “But it’s more important as a team game and I wish it could have come in a win.”

With his family in the stands at the ancient Gatorade Garden City Complex, Fabbri notched his first OHL goal at 3:19 of the first period when Scott Kosmachuk took the puck deep into Niagara territory and spotted the streaking Fabbri who had just come off the bench.

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