Sarnia Sting Dominated Over the Greyhounds

October 24, 2015
COMMUNITY NEWS


Sault Ste. Marie, ON

After a comeback falling just short Thursday night against the Kitchener Rangers, the Sarnia Sting travelled to Sault Ste. Marie Friday night finishing with a dominating 7-2 victory against the Greyhounds in OHL league action.

Nikita Korostelev recorded his 100th career OHL point with the second goal of the game, and added on 2 assists giving him a 3 point night. Jakob Chychrun chipped in with a 3 point night of his own with 2 goals and 1 assist. 

It was a very offensive night for the Sting, forcing the Greyhounds to make mistakes in their defensive zone creating scoring chances and capitalizing on the opportunities. The Sting scored 3 goals in the first period with the second and third goals coming just 21 seconds apart. The Greyhounds scored 2 goals in the second period to make the game interesting, but that did not stop the Sting who scored 4 unanswered goals in the period. 

The Sting outshot the Greyhounds for a majority of the game for a game total of 31 while the Greyhounds finished with a total of 23.

Justin Fazio stood tall making 21 saves on 23 shots, while the Greyhounds Joseph Raaymakers made 24 saves on 31 shots.

Jakob Chychrun was selected as the first star, while Nikita Korostelev skated away with the second star of the game. 

With the win tonight, the Sting go up 2-0 on the Greyhounds in the season series.  The two teams will meet 4 more times throughout the season.

So far this season the Sting are 3-1-1 on the road and look to increase there record next weekend with two road games schedule against Niagara and Erie.  Total points so far in the early season is 17 with a record of 8-3-1.

The Sting will return home November 6th to take on the border rival, Flint Firebirds at the SSEC. For tickets go to www.sarniasting.com




 

 

 

 







 

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