Knights top Firebirds 4-1

Josh Nelson of the London Knights. (Photo courtesy of by Luke Durda via OHL Images)

The London Knights defeated the Flint Firebirds 4-1 at the Dort Federal Event Centre on Saturday.

Both teams failed to score in the first period.

Josh Nelson scored the first goal of the game 14:13 into the second period.

Antonio Stranges and Jonathan Gruden scored just minutes apart in the third period, putting the Knights in the lead by three. Stranges scored his second goal of the game. Connor Roberts scored the only goal for the Firebirds 19:34 into the frame.

Knights goalie Brett Brochu saved 29 of 30 shots on net.

The Knights will face off against the Soo Greyhounds at the GFL Memorial Gardens on Sunday. Puck drops at 2:07 p.m.