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Legionnaires fall in overtime
andrew brethauer January 11th, 2012

LaSalle, ON -  The LaSalle Vipers scored three goals in the second period and would add the game winner on a penalty shot to give the Sarnia Legionnaires a 4-3 overtime loss Wednesday night.

Sarnia would open the scoring in the first as Brent Sauve would get the periods only goal.

LaSalle would come out in the second and answer back with three goals in eight minutes, as Dylan Denomme would tie the game, while Chad Shepley would score on the power play to give the Vipers their first lead. Jonathan Woelk would add the third goal as the Vipers took a 3-1 lead.

Sauve would score his second of the game on the power play to cut the lead down to one by the end of the second period.

In the third, Jason Teschke would tie the game on the power play, but despite 12 shots on net, Sarnia could not get another goal to go ahead.

In overtime, Ryan Speers would get a penalty shot opportunity and would make it count, scoring on Sean Parker and giving the Vipers the victory.

Parker made 27 saves in the loss.

Sarnia hosts St. Thomas on Thursday night and Leamington on Saturday night.


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