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Storm hits Sting in OT
sarniasports November 5, 2011


The Sarnia Sting lost 6 - 5 in overtime to the Guelph Storm on Saturday night at the RBC Centre.

Brett Ritchie opened the scoring for the Sting at 12:41 and less than a minute later Francis Menard scored a short handed goal for the Storm.  Scott Kosmachuk gave the Storm the lead on a powerplay in the final minutes of the period to give the Storm the 2 - 1 lead heading into the second period.

 

In the second at 12:23 Ritchie would score his second goal of the night on a powerplay for the Sting.  The Storm answered back just :28 seconds later to regain the lead.  Patrick Watling scored the third goal for the Storm. 

 

Third period Charles Sarault scored on the powerplay at 9:58 to tie things up.  Domenic Alberga scored at 11:25 to give the Sting the lead only to have Brock McGinn score :21 seconds later to tie.  Just over two minutes later Jason Dickinson scored to regain the lead for the Storm but Sarnia fought back shorthanded and Craig Hottot scored at 17:34 to even things up and the score would remain sending the game into overtime.  At 3:43 into overtime Stephen Gaskin scored the game winner for the Storm.

 

Brandon Foote went the distance for the Storm making a total of 32 saves.  Sting goalies Brandon Hope and Brandon Maxwell shared the duties with Hope making a total of 28 saves allowing 4 goals and Maxwell making a total of 4 saves allowing 2 goals.

 

Sting are back in action on Friday Nov 11 when they travel to Owen Sound.  They are then back at home for an afternoon game at 2:00 pm against Mississauga at the RBC Centre.

 

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