Guelph, On - The Sarnia Sting took a 6 - 3 loss at the Sleeman Centre in Guelph on Friday night.
The Storm pulled ahead 5 - 0 before the Sting answered back with three power play goals. The Storm scored two in the first period and three in the second with two of the goals on power plays. Craig Hottot scored the first goal for the Sting at 15:44. Nikolay Goldobin score the second at 16:07 and :46 seconds off the clock in the third Charles Sarault scored the third. Guelph finished the game adding their sixth goal by Andrey Pedan. Other goals scorers for the Storm were Ryan Horvat with two goals, Brody Milne, Jason Dickinson and Hunter Garlent.
Guelph outshot the Sting 30 - 27. JP Anderson got the start and after allowing five goals was replaced by Brodie Barrick. The Sting went 3 for 5 on power play opportunities the storm went 3 for 11. Two Sting players were ejected from the game with Anthony DeAngelo taking one for abusing the referee after taking a two minute penalty for high sticking. Craig Hottot was given a five minute penalty and a game misconduct for a check to the head.
The loss was Sarnia's second in as many games as they fell back to the .500 mark in the Ontario Hockey League at 5-5-0-1.
The Sting play their third game in as many days Saturday night when they host the Kitchener Rangers beginning at 7:05 p.m. at the RBC Centre. Children 12 and under wearing a Halloween costume will be admitted free.
It will be the second meeting of the season between the two clubs. Kitchener won the first game 3-2 in a shootout.