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Sting take 2-0 series lead over Guelph in playoff action

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Journal staff

The Sarnia Sting took a 2-0 series lead over the Guelph Storm in the first round of the Ontario Hockey League’s (OHL) Western Conference Quarter-Final series, Sunday afternoon.

Nashville Predators prospect Nolan Burke scored the overtime winner in a thrilling 5-4 final in front of a sold-out crowd at the Progressive Auto Sales Arena, after Marko Sikic tied the game at 4-4 in the final two minutes of the third period.

Luca Del Bel Belluz scored twice and was named first star of the game, which also saw a goal from Zach Filak.

The Sting took game one of the best-of-seven series, with a 5-0 shutout win in Friday’s playoff opener.

Game three scheduled is scheduled for Tuesday night at the Sleeman Centre in Guelph, at 7 p.m.

Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarter-Final series at the Progressive Auto Sales Arena. (Metcalfe Photography)

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