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Lorentz and Heard with a goal and assist each as Whalers take 2-0 series lead

Saturday, 03.23.2013 / 10:24 PM / News

The Canadian Press

PLYMOUTH, Mich. - Zach Lorentz and Mitchell Heard each had a goal and an assist as the Plymouth Whalers edged the visiting Sarnia Sting 3-2 on Saturday in Ontario Hockey League playoff action.

Tom Wilson also scored and now has two goals and five points in the series as the Whalers hold a two games to zero lead.

Reid Boucher and Nickolas Latta supplied the offence for the Sting.

Alex Nedeljkovic stopped 25-of-27 shots for the win as JP Anderson made 33 saves in defeat.

Plymouth failed to score on four chances with the man advantage while Sarnia went 2 for 10 on the power play.

Game 3 is scheduled to take place on Monday Mar. 26th when the Sting host the Whalers at the RBC Centre.

It means a lot to us, we're very excited. We're looking to continue to build on [our] top core talent of young players. It's just a great opportunity for us to really build high.

— Panthers vice president of hockey operations Travis Viola after Florida won the No. 1 pick in the NHL Draft Lottery