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The Streak ends for the Legionnaires
pat brethauer sarniasports November 7, 2011

The 11 game winning streak came to an end for the Sarnia Legionnaires on Sunday night as the Chatham Maroons won in front of their home crowd with a final score of 6 - 3.

First period action saw two goals on each side all scored on powerplays.  Sarnia's Derek D'Andrea opened the scoring at 4:55.  Chatham came back with a pair the first at 8:00 scored by Blake Blondeel  and the second at 12:19 by Sean Myers.  Daniel Nikandrov would score the final goal of the period and to tie things up at 15:30.

In the second period Michael Verboom of Chatham scored the lone goal to take a 3 - 2 lead.  In the third period Justice Dundas scored Sarnia's third and final goal of the night on another powerplay at 4:50.  From that point on the wheels fell off for Sarnia as it was all Chatham as they went on and scored three more goals.  Michael Verboom scored his second and what turned out to be the game winner at 6:03.  Brennan Feasey scored the 5th Chatham goal at 14:09 and just over a minute later at 15:25 Sean Myers scored the final Chatham goal.

Sarnia went 3 for 7 on the powerplay, Chatham went 2 for 7.  Chatham outshout Sarnia 30 - 28.  Sean Parker went the distance in net for the Legionnaires, Chatham netminder Conner MacKinnon earned the win for the Maroons.

Sarnia is now 12- 5 after 17 games played for the season sitting in 4th spot in the Western Conference.  Chatham is in 7th spot after 23 games in going 8 - 11 - 4.

The Legionnaires are back in action at home on Thursday when they meet their county rivals the Lambton Shores Predators.  Game time 7:10 at the Sarnia Arena.







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