BAY, ON- The Sarnia Sting fall short to the North Bay Battalion on
Centennials alumni night by a score of 5-4 at the Memorial Gardens.
is the Sting's second game on a three game road trip. The Sting hold a 1-1
record on this trip after yesterday's win against the Barrie Colts. Justin
Fazio got the start playing back to back games after recording his first
career OHL shutout the previous night.
Sting came out firing on all cylinders in the first period maintaining
offensive pressure for a majority of the first finishing with 8 shots to the
opposing 6. Nikita Korostelev scored his first goal of the season on the
powerplay that showed true promise throughout the game. Battalion goaltender
Jake Smith stood his ground keeping the game even finishing with 26 saves.
Battalion poured on the pressure towards the end of the second period, and
maintained that pressure at the beginning of the third period scoring 3
goals in the final frame. The sting managed to keep up with the red hot
Battalion after goals scored by Alex Black, Patrick White, and Anthony
game was a back and forth affair in the scoring chances department, but
Sarnia managed to control the offensive pressure registering a game total of
30 shots comparing to the Battalion total of 19.
sting wrap up the three game road trip on Sunday October 4th when they
travel to Sudbury to take number one pick David Lebvin and the Wolves at
Sting make the return home to the SSEC Friday October 9th when they take on
the Hamilton Bulldogs for the first time in franchise history.
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