Sting win back
to back at home
Brethauer October 9, 2011
The Sarnia Sting were at home this holiday
weekend and celebrated wins against Oshawa (5-2)
and Kitchener (4-3) on Friday and Saturday
In the 5 - 2 against Oshawa Nail Yakupov opened the
scoring in the first period. Taylor Carnevale
scored his first of the season on a penalty shot to
give Sarnia the 2 - 0 lead. Late in the
second Oshawa Lucas Lessio added one to the
scoreboard and the two teams headed into the third
with Sarnia leading 2 - 1.
On the powerplay and after many changes Reid Boucher
finally had one slip by the Oshawa goaltender take a
3 - 1 lead. Nathan Chiarlitti scored his
first goal of the season to make it 4 - 1.
With Oshawa on the powerplay Christian Thomas scored
with less than 5:00 minutes on the clock.
Action continued and in the final minute Taylor
Carnevale scored his second of the night and for the
season into an empty net.
The Sting outshot the Generals 40 - 29 and went
1 for 3 on the powerplay, Generals went 1 for 2.
Saturday against the Kitchener Rangers both
sides went scoreless and tied 2 - 2 after two.
Sarnia scored first then Kitchener would tie
things up both times in the second. Reid
Boucher scored both of the Sting goals each time
on a powerplay. Michael Catenacci
and Brent Pedersen score for the Rangers.
the third period Boucher scored his third goal
giving him the hat trick and the Sting taking
the lead. On a mini breakaway Nail Yakupov
scored his 5th of the season and what turn out
to be the game winner. With less than a
minute to go Kitchener scored but the Sting held
on to take the second win with a 4 - 3 final.
Kitchener Ranger Goaltender Brandon Maxwell
earned his 4th win of the season with the Sting
and the third star of the night. Reid
Boucher was #1, Nail Yakupov #2.
The Sting outshot the Rangers 40/27. The
Sting went 2 for 9 on the powerplay, Kitchener
went 0 for 5.
The Sting are ranked #2 in the West Division
with 4 wins, 1 loss, 1 SL loss after 6 games
Sarnia is back in action on Thanksgiving Monday
when they travel to Windsor to take on the
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