Hounds pick up a point in Sarnia


After defeating the London Knights 5-3 last night at Budwesier Gardens and improving their record to 2-1, the Soo Greyhounds were right back in action tonight for their second road game in two nights as they were in Sarnia to take on the Sting.

The Sting, this season, have a couple former Hounds that are overage players on their team, including defenceman Theo Calvas and former Hounds 2014 first round pick Anthony Salinitri.

Salinitri was not in the lineup for the Sting tonight.

Former Hounds forward Calvin Martin was also picked up by the Sting as a free agent back on September 6th.

The Hounds record fell to 2-1-1 tonight as they dropped a 2-1 overtime decision to the Sting at Progressive Auto Sales Arena.

Hounds 2017 fifteenth round pick Cullen McLean put the red and white up 1-0 at the 6:01 mark of the first period from Tye Kartye and Holden Wale.

Kartye’s assist on McLean’s goal, was also his first career Ontario Hockey League point.

Sarnia would then tie the game up at one with just 3:20 left in the second, courtrsy of Adam Ruzicka’s third goal of the season from Jamieson Rees and Jacob Perreault.

After a scoreless third period, the teams were then headed into overtime.

Ryan McGregor’s seocnd goal of the season just 1:05 into overtime proved to be the game winner.

Jamieson Rees picked up the lone assist on McGregor’s tally.

Godfrey, Ontraio native Matthew Villalta was once again sharp in net tonight for the Hounds, making 29 saves.

Sting goaltender Ethan Langevin made 24 saves for the win.

The Hounds will be back in action next Thursday in Peterborough to take on the Petes.