Strathroy, ON - Dan Rose said Thursday night that his
team would come out with a better performance
Saturday night in Strathroy after a flat performance
in game one, and the Sarnia Legionnaires would
respond in a big way, scoring four goals in each of
the first two periods on route to a 9-4 victory to
even up the series at 1-1.
Cicchini opened the scoring just over a minute into
the game in what would be an explosive first ten
minutes for the Legionnaires in the first period.
Nathan Mater would add the second goal, while Brent
Sauve and Jason Teschke would also each find the
back of the net 16 seconds apart, as Sarnia lead 4-0
before the first ten minutes had expired.
Grogan would score 25 seconds later for the Rockets
only goal in the period as the Strathroy trailed 4-1
after the first twenty.
second, Brent Andriash would cut the lead in half
early on the period, but the Legionnaires offence
would be quick to respond, as Jesse Drydak would
pick up a power play goal, while 54 seconds later
Brent Sauve would add his second of the game.
Teschke would also add his second of the game, as
would Cicchini late in the second.
Duarte would score also in the second period for the
Rockets, though the Legionnaires would still hold a
strong 8-3 lead after two periods of play.
would score his second of the game on the power
play, but that would be as close the Rockets would
come, as Andrew Sokol would add a short handed goal
to finish off the 9-4 final.
Washer made 36 saves in the victory, as Sarnia out
shot the Rockets 44-40.
series now tied at 1-1, the action shifts back to
Sarnia on Tuesday, March 20th for game three.
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