SARNIA, Ont. - Matt Caria scored twice and added an assist and Matt Hackett made 27 saves as the Plymouth Whalers blanked the Sarnia Sting 5-0 Thursday in Ontario Hockey League action.
The Whalers lead the Western Conference quarter-final 3-1 and can eliminate the Sting with a win in Game 5 Sunday in Plymouth, Mich. Tyler Seguin added a goal and two assists for Plymouth, while Tyler J. Brown and Ryan Hayes also scored.
Dan Spence stopped 27 shots for the Sting.