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Sarnia Sting Earn Second Win in Sault Ste Marie

October 7, 2012 

Goaltender Brodie Barrick earned first win in debut game - photo courtesy of OHLSault Ste. Marie, On - In the Ontario Hockey League the Sting are now 2 - 0 on the road after defeating the Greyhounds 6 - 4 on Saturday night in Sault Ste. Marie .
Brodie Barrick playing his first OHL game in net for the Sting earned his first win making a total of 28 saves including a penalty shot in the first period.
Barrick was the Sting’s 7th round pick in 2010, played last season for Carleton Place in the CCHL.

Power plays were a factor in the game as the Sting scored four on six opportunities in the win and the Greyhounds scored two on eight opportunities.

Craig Hottot opened the scoring at 12:35 with his first goal of the season.  At 14:26 the Greyhounds answered back scoring a shorthanded goal by Alex Gudbranson. 

The next five goals in the games were power play goals. 

"The kids battled and worked hard," quoting head coach Jacques Beaulieu from Sarnia Sting website. "We were a little undisciplined at times, but we got some timely goals on the power play. Alex and Charlie (Sarault) were clicking with the man advantage and made some good plays."
           Brodie Barrick
      photo courtesy of OHL
Sarnia added two more power play goals in the first period at 16:01 and 19:04 to take a 3 - 1 lead at the end of the first period.  Reid Boucher and Alex Galchenyuk scored for the Sting.

In the second period each team shared goals power play goals with Sarnia scoring first with Nikolay Goldobin netting his first of the season.  Nick Cousins scored for the Greyhounds.  Sarnia led 4 - 2 after the second.

In the third Sault Ste. Marie narrowed the gap to one scoring the first goal in the period on the power play by Sergey Tolchinsky at 2:03.  The final power play goal of the game came at 10:54 by Alex Galchenyuk and the final goal of the game was scored by Justice Dundas his first of the season at 16:33.

Alex Galchenyuk earned four points in the game with two goals and two assists.   Reid Boucher earned three points with a goal and two assists.  Hottot earned two points with a goal and assist.  Charlie Sarault earned two points with two assists.

Sarnia outshot Sault Ste. Marie 43 - 31.  As previously mentioned Brodie Barrick made 28 saves,  Matt Murray took the loss for the Greyhounds making a total of 37 saves.

The first two stars of the night went to Sting players with Alex Galchenyuk earning the number one star and Charlie Sarault being selcted number two.  Andrew Fritsch of the Greyhounds was named third star.

The Sting now have 2 wins - 3 losses  and 1 shoot out loss for the season.

The Sting are back on the road on Thanksgiving Monday for an afternoon game in Windsor.  Sarnia will be home next weekend with games on Saturday against the Niagara Ice Dogs at 7:05 pm and the Greyhounds will be in town on Sunday for a rematch starting at 2:05 pm.









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