– Kerby Rychel scored a powerplay goal at the
14:55 mark of the first period in what would be the
eventual game winner, as the Windsor Spitfires
shutout the Sarnia Sting 2-0 in the Sting's first
road game of the season.
Khokhlachev had the Spitfires second goal, also on
the powerplay in the second period. It was a two
point game for both Rychel and Kohkhlachev, while
Jack Campbell who returned from the Dallas Stars
training camp picked up the 28 save shutout.
Beaulieu said multiple times before the regular
season that the preseason didn't mean much as Sarnia
had a 4-4 tie against the Spitfires and a 6-1
victory last weekend, both of which Campbell was not
Yakupov, Charlie Sarault and Brett Ritchie who each
had three points in Friday's home opener were all
held off the score sheet.
outshot Windsor 28-27, but only outshot the
Spitfires in the third period 11-7. A penalty to
Dominic Alberga in the late third period stopped any
Sting momentum as they played out the final two
minutes of the game a man down.
game also marked the return of Reid Boucher from the
New Jersey Devil's camp, while Alex Galchenyuk was
still out of the line up with a knee injury.
Maxwell got the start for the Sting, his second of
the season and made 25 saves in loss.
returns home on Friday, September 30th to take on
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