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Boucher scores four times as the Sting beat the 67's

Saturday, 01.12.2013 / 10:04 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Boucher scores four times as the Sting beat the 67's

SARNIA, Ont. - Reid Boucher scored four goals as the Sarnia Sting beat the visiting Ottawa 67's 5-1 on Saturday in Ontario Hockey League action.

Boucher has scored 14 goals in his last 12 games and now has 35 goals in 43 games, which leads the OHL.

Craig Duininck also scored for the Sting (25-15-3), who won for the first time in three outings, while Charles Sarault chipped in with three assists.

Sarault now has 51 assists in 43 games, which is best in the OHL, and his 66 points is second in league scoring behind Seth Griffith of the London Knights, who has 71 points in 44 games.

Dante Salituro scored the lone goal for the 67's (12-30-3), who are winless in three contests.

Knicholas Dawe made 14 saves for the win as Jacob Blair stopped 29-of-34 shots in a losing cause.

Sarnia went 1 for 5 on the power play while Ottawa failed to score on seven chances with the man advantage.

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