Sting’s Fazio becomes new franchise games played leader among goaltenders


After becoming the Sarnia Sting franchise wins leader earlier this season, overage veteran Justin Fazio has another entry in the club record books.

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.

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.

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