With only two more regular season games to play the Sarnia Sting traveled up the 402 to take on the London Knights on Friday night. The Sting were coming off a huge Wednesday night win over the Kitchener Rangers and were feeling good after that hard-fought battle.
Just like Darian Hatcher likes it the Sting came out hard and fast in the first period, Drake Rymsha would take the feed from Anthony Salinitri just 25 seconds into the game and the Sting scored with less than 30 seconds into the game.
Jordan Kyrou would get goal number two for the Sting on the powerplay, and goal number t39 on the season just over the half way point in the period. But the Sting were not done. Sean Josling would put the Sting up 3-0 at the 16:43 mark. Josling would beat Knights goaltender and Chatham native Joseph Raaymakers off the set up from Michael Pezzetta.
The Sting got caught with a number of double penalties in the second period, Adam Ruzicka would get called for high sticking and receive two, two minute penalties at the 52 second mark of the period and then Salinitri would get two for high sticking twice at the 4:21 mark. Nick Grima would pick up a roughing penalty late in the frame as well. Alex Turko would get the Knights on the board midway through the second to make it a 3-1 game.
The Sting would get the talking to about penalties during the intermission and were playing tight hockey in the third. Tyler Rollo would score for London bringing the Knights with in one of Sarnia but then Anthony Salanitri would see his name on the big screen again as he beat Raaymakers on the Cam Dineen assist. That would make this one a 4-2 Sting win.
The over 9,000 fans that came to see a London win went home disappointed as Sarnia picked up their second in a row. The Sting now lothe up he bus and head north to Owen Sound to face the Attack for their last game of the season before the playoffs start on Friday March 23 at the Progressive Auto Sales Arena.