Sarnia, On - The Legionnaires ended their 4 game loosing streak giving the St. Thomas Stars a royal thumping after shutting them down in a
9 - 0 win in Greater Ontario Jr. B Hockey action.
St. Thomas gave up six power play goals in the game with Nathan Mater scoring in the first, Brent Sauve, Jeff Bauer and Derek D'Andrea scoring in the second and Bauer and Zack Tuchklaper scoring in the third. Jeff Bauer also added two more goals one in the second and one in the third to make it a total of four goals in the game. Spencer Bronzie added a single in the third to round out the goal scorers.
After losing four in a row, that's exactly what the team needs right now, said sharp shooter Jeff Bauer This wasn't his first four goal Jr B game as Bauer had a four goal game last season against Listowel
"It's really special to come out here and get a bunch of goals and help the team win. I credit my line mates and our power play was clicking today and it was good to get the special teams working, overall it was a really good game." Bauer earned a total of five points in the game, adding an assist to his four goals.
"We just put the units together on Monday night and worked on it for an hour on Monday. said Head Coach Dan Rose "The kids are starting to understand what to do and get the puck quick to the net and they did a great job of it tonight."
Other honourable mention to Davis Boyer with a total of four points assisting on goals and Zack Tuchklaper earned a total of three points adding two assists along with his single goal.
Despite the number of goal scorers another outstanding player of the night was Sean Parker turning away 38 shots including a diving block in the second period earning the shutout.
Sarnia outshot the Stars 54 - 38 and went 6 for 10 on power play opportunities. St. Thomas went 0 for 7.
"Despite loosing four in a row I was not unhappy with their effort, we had a lot of scoring chances and we just didn't score. We believe in them and we knew it would come, now we got some work to do still but the kids are up for it. This will give a little positivity to what we are doing right now". said Rose
The Legionnaires are back in action on Tuesday night game (Oct 30) when they host Leamington. Game time 7:10 pm at the Sarnia Arena.
On this night there will be a Halloween Costume contest with prices to be won, also free admission to Fans wearing their costumes.