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Sting heading back to PASA for Game 5 against Guelph

Journal staff The Sarnia Sting will be back at the Progressive Auto Sales Arena Friday night for Game 5 of their OHL Western Conference Quarter-Final playoff series against the Guelph Storm after falling just short in a 5-4 loss Thursday.
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Game 4 action between the Sarnia Sting and Guelph Storm at the Sleeman Centre, Thursday. (Metcalfe Photography)

Journal staff

The Sarnia Sting will be back at the Progressive Auto Sales Arena Friday night for Game 5 of their OHL Western Conference Quarter-Final playoff series against the Guelph Storm after falling just short in a 5-4 loss Thursday.

The Storm led 2-0 in the first before Easton Wainwright put the Sting on the board.

Guelph would add two more, heading into the third period with a 4-1 lead.

Brenden Anderson scored his second goal of the series, followed by another from Cooper Way.

Game 4 action between the Sarnia Sting and Guelph Storm at the Sleeman Centre, Thursday. (Metcalfe Photography)

The Storm hung on to their lead, adding an empty-netter to make it 5-3, while the Sting's Tyson Doucette scored in the final seconds of the game, ending in a 5-4 finish for Guelph, forcing a Game 5 and avoiding a sweep from the Sting.

Sarnia racked up 28 shots on goal, to Guelph’s 18.

Sting goalie Ben Gaudreau during Game 4 action between the Sarnia Sting and Guelph Storm at the Sleeman Centre, Thursday. (Metcalfe Photography)

The Sting lead the best-of-seven series 3-1.

The Sting were without Nashville Predators prospect Nolan Burke, as well as Nolan Dillingham, who’s serving a four-game suspension.

Tickets for Game 5 are on sale here: https://ticketing.sarniasting.com/TheatreManager/1/online?bestavail=1636&qty=0