Edward, ON - In the final game of Silver Stick
round robin play for both the Mooretown Storm and
the Sarnia Jr. Sting in the Atom A division, a spot
in the next round was not on the line as both teams
were still looking for their first win of the
tournament. The Sarnia Jr. Sting would pick up the
2-0 victory in a close contest.
period saw both teams moving the puck well, but a
goalie duel between Lennex Jagoo or the Jr. Sting
and Kaymond Turner of Mooretown broke out, as each
goalie came up with crucial saves in the period to
keep the game scoreless.
would have the early advantage in the second period
by Turner would again be there to make the stops.
The Jr. Sting would get chances on the power play
but that would yield few chances as the the Storm
kept the puck away from their end and killed off the
penalties, sending the game into the third still
third the scoreless game would be broken, as a puck
thrown on net would rebound out to Jason Caley who
put his shot high over the downed goaltender and
give the Jr. Sting a 1-0 lead.
would have 5-on-3 and 4-on-3 power plays but they
could not crack Jagoo in goal, as the Sting goalie
held onto his shutout.
Czyczurko had two chances to put it away for Sarnia,
but on two breakaway attempts he was stopped by
Turner keeping it a one score game.
minute remaining the Storm would pull their goalie
and have a couple of in close chances to tie the
game. Hayden Griffin would work the puck out of the
zone along the boards and break down the ice,
scoring on the empty net and sealing the victory for
finishes the tournament with a 1-2 record having
lost to Port Huron 3-2 and San Jose 5-0 on Friday.
finished the tournament 0-3 losing also to San Jose
4-1, and Port Huron 3-2.
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