Preds Nip Legionnaires In Battle Of Lambton File Photo

The Sarnia Legionnaires lost their home opener 3-2 to the Lambton Shores Predators in GOJHL hockey action Thursday night.

Colin Burns and Ethan Sarfati scored first period goals for the Preds. Brett Storr scored his first as a Legionnaire to make it 2-1 after the opening frame.

Andrew Kim netted the eventual winner late in the game for Lambton Shores. Sarnia Sting draft pick Jacob Stos made it a 3-2 final with his goalie pulled.

Legionnaires Head Coach Mark Davis says his team recovered after a shaky first period.

Legionnaires goalie Shane Battler made 18 saves on 21 shots against while Anthony Hurtubise made 36 saves in the Preds net.

Sarnia defenceman PJ Vandervaart was given a five minute major and a game misconduct for a hit from behind late in the first period.

Next up, the Legionnaires host St. Thomas next Thursday. The Predators host Strathroy in their home opener Saturday night.