October 10, 2015
Photos by Metcalfe Photography
Anthony Salinitri notched his
third goal of the season at 4:24
of the third period and the
Sting made it stand for the
remainder of the game for a 2 -
1 win. Kevin Spinozzi scored the
other goal for Sarnia.
Justin Fazio was terrific for
Sarnia between the pipes,
stopping all but one of the 21
shots he faced.
Nikita Korostelev, added a pair
of assists to run his early
season stats to 1-4-5, which has
him in a three way tie, as the
top point getter with the Sting,
along with Troy Lajeunesse
(4-1-5) and Jeff King (0-5-5).
Both King and Lajeunesse added
an assist in the win over the
Mason Marchment scored the lone
goal for Hamilton and goaltender
Charlie Graham kept the Bulldogs
in the game with 27 saves.
Overall Sarnia out shot Hamilton
The game was quite tame with
only eight minor penalties
assessed. Hamilton was 1 for 5
on the power play and Sarnia
failed to convert on their three
opportunities with the man
Spinozzi, scored the only goal
in the opening frame at 12:25
with assists from both King and
Korostelev. It was Spinozziís
first goal of the season and the
Sting led 1-0 after 20 minutes.
Each team had eight shots in the
Hamilton tied the game early on
in the second period on a power
play from Marchment, his first
of the season at 5:40. Stephen
Harper and Michael Cramarossa
drew the assists. Sarnia out
shot Hamilton 12-8 in the period
as the teams were deadlocked in
a 1-1 tie.
That set the stage for
Salinitriís game winner, with
Korostelev and Lajeunesse
contributing the assists.
Sarnia ran their modest winning
streak to two in a row, with an
overall record of 4-2-0.
The Sting, head back on the road
for one game in Flint, against
the new Firebirds on Saturday
night, game time 7:30 pm, before
returning back home for a Sunday
afternoon tilt (2:05 pm) against
David Nevin, the first overall
pick of the 2015 OHL Priority
Draft, and the Sudbury Wolves.