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Boucher and Sarault combine for five goals and 10 points as the Sting beat the Spirit

Friday, 11.30.2012 / 11:04 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Boucher and Sarault combine for five goals and 10 points as the Sting beat the Spirit

SARNIA, Ont. - Reid Boucher scored three times and added two assists to lead the Sarnia Sting to a 7-4 come-from-behind win over the visiting Saginaw Spirit on Friday in Ontario Hockey League action.

Charlie Sarault had a four-point night for the Sting (14-11-2), including two goals, while captain Alex Galchenyuk scored once and chipped in two assists.

Brett Hargrave had the other goal for Sarnia, who trailed 27 seconds into the game and 3-1 in the second period before scoring four straight to take a lead they would never give back up.

Vincent Trocheck scored two goals for the Spirit (11-14-3), and Nick Moutrey and Garret Ross had the others.

JP Anderson rebounded after being beat twice on the game's first three shots and finished the night with 29 saves for the win. Jake Patterson stopped 30 shots in a losing effort.

Sarnia went 1-for-2 with the man advantage while Saginaw failed to score on its only chance with the man advantage.

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That was something I've been dreaming of, something I've told myself before the third period I was going to do ... It was an amazing feeling. It's hard to describe. I didn't believe it went in at first but when I saw all the reaction and all the fans going crazy and my teammates going crazy, it's just an unbelievable feeling. I didn't know what to do. I didn't know whether to jump or just skate and do a Theo Fleury. I don't think I'm the same caliber player he is so I couldn't do it.

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