Flyers shootdown Legionnaires

Leamington dominate in the second period to score the win over Sarnia

Sarnia Legionnaires double up the London Nationals 4-2 on home ice.

The Sarnia Legionnaires went into Leamington coming off of a heartbreak loss to the St. Marys Lincolns.  The Legionnaires may have been a bit down on themselves but they did not show it as they opened up the game in front of the 560 plus fans in the Kinsmen Recreation Centre.

Jake Vince opened things up at just over two minutes to start the game off for Sarnia.  Dylan Weston would get the first of his two goals for the Flyers just over two minutes later to tie things up.  Sarnia would leave the first frame in the lead with a goal by Brock Perry and that would end the first period 2-1 Sarnia.

The second period would be all hometown, Leamington would turn the heat up, as Griffin Robinson would score at 6:29.  Dylan Weston would get his second of the night midway through the period.  Weston would be unassisted doing it all on his own.

Leamington would keep the pressure up in the third as Kenny Styles would turn on the red light just before the three-minute mark.  The Legionnaires would try to fight back, Alec DeKoning would find twine just over the halfway mark of the period to bring the Legionnaires to within one.  Sarnia would pull goalie Blair Coffin for the extra attacker but that left the door open for the Flyers.  Cody Schnieder would seal the deal with an empty net goal.

Neither team was able to capitalize on the few powerplay opportunities they had.  The Flyers went on the powerplay once while Sarnia and two powerplay opportunities.

Sarnia will now head into St. Thomas to face the Stars on Friday night.  Sarnia is tied for fourth place with the Stars, so this one, should be a dandy.

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