SARNIA, Ont. - Steven Stamkos scored a hat trick to lead the Sarnia Sting to a 6-5 victory over the Plymouth Whalers in OHL action Friday night.
Mark Katic, Jared Gomes and Jamie Arniel also counted for Sarnia (33-26-2-0).
Christian Steingraber scored two goals and added an assist for Plymouth (32-23-2-3), while Kaine Geldart, Ryan Hayes and Chris Terry chipped in with singles.
Andrew Perugini made 22 saves for the Sting, while Jeremy Smith turned away 42 shots for the Whalers.