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Sting pick up final victory at home in 2011
andrew brethauer December 16th, 2011

Sarnia, ON -  Reid Boucher and Brett Thompson both picked up a pair of goals and an assist in the Sarnia Stings last home game of 2011, defeating the Owen Sound Attack 5-3.

Boucher had two points after the first, picking up an assist on the opening goal by Brett Thompson who scored on the power play, and adding his first goal of the night t the end of the first as Sarnia leads 2-0 after two period.

In the second, Boucher got his second goal 1:25 into the period, picking up his 19th goal on the year. Gemel Smith got the Attack on the board with his 17th goal on the season, scoring on the power play to cut the lead to 3-1.

Near the end of the period Brett Thompson picked up his second goal of he game and his 20th of the season, and Nail Yakupov followed that up with his 20th of the season, as Sarnia opened up a 5-1 lead heading into the third period.

In the third, Jay Gilbert got the Attack back on the board with a power play goal to cut the league down to 5-2. Keevin Cutting would add a second goal in the period, but Brandon Maxwell would shut the door the rest of the period, giving the Sting the victory.

Maxwell made 40 saves in the game for the victory, as Sarnia was outshot 43-26.

Sarnia is on the road for the rest of the month, heading to Erie, Brampton, Sault Ste. Marie and London.


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