London - March 23, 2014 - Nikita Zadorov scored twice and added two assists, as the London Knights doubled the Windsor Spitfires 6-3 on Saturday night in Game Two of their Best-of-7 Western Conference quarter-final.
Along with Zadorov's pair, Max Domi (1), Chris Tierney (2) and Brett Welychka (1) staked the home side to a 5-0 lead before the game was 30 minutes old.
The Spitfires didn't quit, getting a shorthanded goal (Brady Vail, 15:49, 2nd period), an even strength goal (Nikita Yazkov, 7:37, 3rd period) and a power play goal (Ben Johnson, 10:37, 3rd period) to cut the lead to 5-3.
But with Remy Giftopoulos serving a hooking penalty, Bo Horvat scored his second goal of the series to put the game away with less than six minutes to play.
Alex Fotinos made 47 saves in a losing cause for Windsor, which returns to Windsor for Game Three on Tuesday night down 2-0 in the series.
Anthony Stolarz had 33 stops, winning his second game in as many starts.
LDN Zadorov (1) (Domi, Anderson) 14:14
LDN Domi (1) (Tierney, Zadorov) 16:49 PP
LDN Zadorov (2) (Tierney, Austin) 19:41
LDN Tierney (2) (Horvat, Zadorov) 6:01 PP
LDN Welychka (1) (McCarron, Smith) 9:39
WSR Vail (1) (Johnson) 15:49 SH
WSR Yazkov (1) 7:47
WSR Johnson (2) (Ho-Sang, Giftopoulos) 10:37 PP
LDN Horvat (2) (R Rupert, M Rupert) 14:07 PP
WSR 12 - 15 - 9 = 36
LDN 24 - 13 - 16 = 53