Flint Firebirds finally have their first victory of the 2018-2019 Ontario Hockey League season. In their second annual School Day Game promotion, the Firebirds skated past the visiting Sarnia Sting 7-4 in a match that began at 11:00 this morning.
Today’s win for Flint forged its record to 1-16-1 on the season while Sarnia slipped to 7-8-2 with the defeat.
Right winger Jake Durham scored three goals to ignite the Firebirds, who out-shot the visiting Sting by a 36-27 margin. Luke Cavallin was the goalie of record for Flint, which rallied from an early 2-0 deficit to post the come-from-behind victory.
More than 3,500 fans took in this morning’s game in Flint.