Sarnia Sting Lost in OT Against the Firebirds

November 7, 2015


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The Sarnia Sting suffered a 3 - 2 overtime loss to the Flint Firebirds Friday night at the SSEC.


In the first period Will Bitten scored for Flint just :51 seconds into the game on a penalty shot.  Nikita Korostelev evened the score at 13:42.  After a scoreless second period Troy Lajeunesse gave the Sting the lead for the first time at 1:26 into the third period. 

Flint's tying goal came on the power play after a long delay when a high stick was reviewed. The call was given to Flint and the goal by Francesco Vilardi stayed.


Flint's Ryan Moore’s scored the game winner at 1:11 of the extra frame.




Sarnia out shot Flint by a wide margin of 42-23.  Outstanding in net for the Firebirds was Alex Nedeljkovic with 40 saves. Sting netminder Justin Fazio took the loss made 20 saves. 

Sarnia was scoreless on the power play going zero for four.  Flint scored once on five opportunities.


Sarnia is ranked second in the West Division with a record of 9-5-2.  The Sting are back in action Sunday November 8 when they host the Saginaw Spirit at the SSEC at 7:05 pm.






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