The Sarnia Sting came away with a mixed performance over the holiday period, first winning (6-3) against the Windsor Spitfires in a December 28 contest, followed by consecutive losses to the London Knights, the first being New Year’s Eve (London winning 4-3 in overtime).
The Sting then lost at home to the Knights on January 2, losing 5-4, also in overtime.
This week the club will face the Owen Sound Attack on Friday at the Sarnia Sports and Entertainment Centre (puck drop is at 7:05 p.m.). They then travel to Saginaw to face the Spirit on Saturday (also starting at 7:05 p.m.) followed by a Sunday afternoon game in Sault Saint Marie with the Greyhounds (puck drop at 2:07 p.m.).
Matt Mistele: The overage LW scored in all 3 games last week and added two assists for a total of 5 points in 3GP. Mistele has now scored in 6 straight games and has 9 goals in 10 games played with the Sting. He leads the team in points with 32 and is tied with Zacha for most goals with 17.
Nikita Korostelev: The Maple Leafs’ prospect continues his strong play of late, scoring in all 3 contests last week, while adding 1 assist. Korostelev has 7G in his last 10 GP.
Jordan Kyrou: Kyrou tallied 1G, 3A in 3 GP last week. The draft-eligible winger now has 27 points on the year including 14 points in his last 10 GP.
Sasha Chmelevski: Chmelevski had 1G, 1A on Saturday night against London. The rookie also added an assist on Thursday in London and a goal on Monday night against Windsor. Chmelevski now has 9 goals and 8 assists for a total of 17 points in 29 GP.
Injury Report: Chase Campbell – lower body (day-to-day), Davis Brown – upper body (week-to-week)