Sarnia Sting Lost in Shootout

December 20, 2015

Courtesy of Sarnia Sting

After coming off of a 6-1 win in Mississauga Friday night, The Sarnia Sting travelled to Erie for a matchup with the Otters. The Otters were victorious 3-2 in a shootout.


Looking to win the last game before the Christmas break, the Sting came into Erie with the offense looking sharp with Alex Black scoring in the first 2 minutes of the game. The Sting lead the shot category after the first after holding Erie without a shot until the halfway point of the period. The Sting outshot the Otters 15-5 in what was an offensive onslaught by the Sting. Matt Mistele tallied a goal of his own in the first period. It was an aggressive first period as the 2 teams exchanged hits throughout looking for 2 points heading into the Christmas break.


It was a scoreless second period but the 2 teams did not hold back on the physical aspect. Each team both exchanged scoring chances throughout the period but both goalies remained sharp.


The Otters scored the lone goal in the third period to tie the game. The In the extra overtime frame, the Sting maintained offensive pressure having a power play chance along with a great amount of shots but could not put one passed Devin Williams.


TJ Fergus scored the winning goal in the shootout. Matt Mistele scored the lone goal for the Sting in the shootout as Korostelev, Chychrun, and Salinitri missed.


Justin Fazio made 24 saves on 26 shots and was the backbone of the team making the big saves on the penalty kill, while Devin Williams made 34 saves on 36 shots and was named 1st star of the game. Both teams failed to record a power play goal as both teams finished 0/3 on the night.


Sting Notebook:

  • The Sting are back in action on December 28th when they take on the Spitfires Monday night, and square off against London on New Years Eve.

  • The Sting are back home January 2nd for the first game of 2016 when the London Knights are in town for a rival matchup.






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