GUELPH, Ont. — Matt Mistele scored three times and set up one more as the Sarnia Sting clinched the West Division with a 7-1 victory over the Guelph Storm on Tuesday in Ontario Hockey League action.
It’s the second division championship in franchise history for Sarnia, with its first one back in 2004.
Nikita Korostelev had a pair of goals for the Sting (40-18-7), who picked up their fourth win in a row while also securing the second seed in the Western Conference. Jordan Kyrou had a goal and three helpers and Pavel Zacha had a goal and an assist to round out the offence.
Luke Burghardt was the lone goal scorer for the Storm (12-47-6), who dropped their 11th straight game and sit dead last in the OHL.
Sarnia’s Charlie Graham made 15 saves for the win as Michael Giugovaz kicked out 28-of-35 shots for Guelph.
The Sting went 0-for-5 on the power play while the Storm failed to score on four chances with the man advantage.
PETES 4 COLTS 2
PETERBOROUGH, Ont. — Jonathan Ang scored the eventual winner 3:56 into the third period as the Petes came from behind to double up Barrie.
Daniel Nikandrov, Greg Betzold and Eric Cornel all scored in the third for Peterborough (32-27-7), which got a 29-save outing from Matthew Mancina.
Dylan Sadowy and Greg DiTimaso built up a 2-0 lead for the Colts (42-21-2), who had their seven-game win streak snapped. David Ovsjannikov turned away 33-of-36 shots in defeat.