Sting Tame Fulcher, BulldogsJanuary 11, 2017 11:35pm
The Sarnia Sting (19-16-5-1) out-shot the Hamilton Bulldogs (19-16-3-2) 41-21 en route to a 4-2 comeback victory in OHL play Wednesday night at Progressive Auto Sales Arena.
The Sting took a 1-0 lead into the first intermission. Jeff King sprung Jordan Kyrou on a breakaway and he finished off his 15th of the season with just 1:25 remaining in the frame. Goalie Aidan Hughes also picked up a helper on the play.
In the second period, Matthew Strome tallied a pair of goals, including one with a two man advantage to put the visitors ahead 2-1 after 40 minutes.
Kevin Spinozzi and Ryan McGregor scored 34 seconds apart midway through the third period, and Jaden Lindo sealed the win with an empty netter in the final minute. Spinozzi also had an assist in the contest, giving him 100 career OHL points.
Brigden native Kaden Fulcher made the start for Hamilton, and had a strong game. He made 37 saves, while Aidan Hughes stopped 19 of 21 Hamilton shots.
Drake Rymsha made his Sting debut after being acquired from the Ottawa 67’s at the trade deadline. He centred a line with Troy Lajeunesse and Jordan Kyrou and won 15/23 faceoffs while firing five shots on goal.
The Sting sits 7th in the Western Conference standings with 44 points, one point ahead of the Flint Firebirds and three back of the Kitchener Rangers.
Sarnia’s next game is Friday night at home to the Windsor Spitfires. You can hear all of the action live on 103.9FM-1070AM CHOK.