Fazio made 27 saves on Wednesday night in Sault Ste. Marie as the Sting fell by a score of 6-3 to the CHL’s top-ranked Greyhounds.
Join us in congratulating @JustinFazio97, the Sting’s new all-time leader in games played by a goaltender! That’s 148 games between the pipes and counting! Way to go, Justin!#SwarmWithUs pic.twitter.com/QtX386ipEV
— Sarnia Sting (@StingHockey) December 7, 2017
Suiting up in his 148th career regular season contest, the 20-year-old Sarnia product passed Robert Gherson (2000-04) for the most games played by a goaltender in Sting franchise history.
A 6-foot-1, 189Ib. former fourth round pick by the Sting in the 2013 OHL Priority Selection, Fazio has played to an 18-3-2-0 record this season, registering a 2.92 goals-against average and a .920 save percentage with one shutout.
His OHL career includes a 73-54-9-3 record with a 3.35 goals-against average and an .897 save percentage along with five shutouts.