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Lambton Jr. Sting Minor Midgets AAA in Must Win Situation
MARCH 2, 2015



The Minor Midget are down 2 - 0  in Alliance Hockey League semi-final playoffs series against the Hamilton Huskies after losing 3 - 2 in Hamilton on Saturday and 4 - 3 in overtime on Sunday at the RBC Centre in Sarnia.


Hamilton scored the only goal in the last minute of play in the first period by Issac Nurse.  At 10:22 in the second on the power play Max Steeves evened the game with Noah Campbell and Cade Robbins assisting.  Another goal in the last minute of play in the period by Keaton Kewley gave Hamilton the 2 - 1 lead heading into the third.




With :54 seconds off the clock Hamilton widened their lead on an unassisted goal by Maliek Powell.  Jr. Sting battled back and at 13:46 the Jr. Sting scored the final goal of the game on the power play goal to narrow the gap but Hamilton held on and took the win.  Fraser Wilson scored assisted by Noah Campbell.


Netminder Kyle Brinacombe made 24 saves in the loss, Thomas Cavarzan earned the win for Hamilton turning away 22.






Sunday's game found the Lambton Jr. Sting leading 2 - 1 after the first period.  Matt Hunt and Fraser Wilson scored for the Jr. Sting and Issac Nurse added the single goal on a power play.


In the second period Hamilton tied the game  at 10:43 and as the period was coming to an end Josh Barraclough scored tor regain the lead heading into the third. 

Third period Hamilton's Isaac Nurse scored his second of the game to knot the game at 3 - 3 and regulation time ended sending the game into a five minute overtime.  Both sides went back and forth and with :51 seconds remaining in OT Hamilton's Maliek Powell scored the game winner.



Chaska Thiel suffered the OT loss turning away 19 shots, Justin Vertesi made 23 saves for Hamilton.


The two teams are back in action on Saturday March 7 for game three of the best of five series.







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