SAGINAW, Mich. - Tyler J. Brown scored 3:52 into overtime as the Sarnia Sting defeated the host Saginaw Spirit 4-3 on Saturday in Ontario Hockey League playoff action.
Nail Yakupov had a goal and an assist for the Sting while Ryan Spooner and Anthony DeAngelo added a single goal each.
Domenic Alberga chipped in with two assists.
Garret Ross and Josh Shalla each had a goal and an assist for the Spirit and Carlos Amestoy scored the other.
JP Anderson made 43 saves for the win while Jake Paterson turned away 33 shots in defeat.
Sarnia went 2 for 7 on the power play as Saginaw scored once on four chances with the man advantage.
With the victory, the Sting have tied the Western Conference first-round series against the Spirit at one game apiece with Game 3 to take place this Monday in Sarnia.