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Legionnaires season ends after triple overtime loss in game six
andrew brethauer March 25th, 2012

Strathroy, ON - The end to the Sarnia Legionnaires season came Saturday night in Strathroy, as Sarnia and the Rockets went to triple overtime to solve game six, where Jordan McNaughton would end the Legionnaires season.

After a scoreless first period, Strathroy opened the scoring in the early second ad Coulter Cahill got his shot past Kyle Washer to make it a 1-0 game.

Sarnia, facing elimination, would go into the third period still trail, but Jason Teschke would find the back of the net midway through the period to tie the game at 1-1.

The first two overtime periods would solve nothing, despite the Rockets putting 35 shots on net in the two periods, including 23 in the second overtime.

In the third overtime, McNaughton would would beat Washer early in the period, it would be the final goal of the series and of the Legionnaires season, as Strathroy would win the game 2-1, and knocking off the number one seeded Legionnaires 4-2 in the series.

Kyle Washer faced 80 shots through the six periods in net, making 78 saves in the loss, while the Legionnaires put 63 shots on net.

Strathroy will now face the London Nationals for the Western Conference finals as they defeated St. Marys 4-2 in their series.









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