Gameday Preview: Greyhounds in Saginaw to face SpiritSaturday, November 02, 2013 by: Brad Coccimiglio
The Soo Greyhounds wrap up a weekend road trip in Saginaw on Saturday night as they face the Spirit at the Dow Event Center in Ontario Hockey League action.
The Greyhounds will look to rebound after a disappointing loss Friday night against the Sarnia Sting that opened the two-day trip.
Nickolas Latta had a pair of goals while Nikolay Goldobin and Bryan Moore had a goal and two assists each. Anthony DeAngelo added a pair of assists in the win for Sarnia. Trent Mallette, Tyler Gaudet and Alex Gudbranson scored for the Greyhounds in Friday’s loss, just their second in regulation time this season.
For a full recap of Friday’s game, click here.
Saginaw enters Saturday’s game coming off a 6-3 win over the Owen Sound Attack. Eric Locke had two goals and two assists for the Spirit in the win while Kristoff Kontos chipped in with a goal and two assists. Terry Trafford and Cody Payne had a goal and an assist while Dylan Sadowy also scored. Spirit goaltender Nikita Serebryakov stopped 39 shots in the win for Saginaw.
For a full recap of all of Friday’s action in the OHL, click here.
The Greyhounds and Spirit represent the two hottest teams in the West Division. The Greyhounds have won seen f their last 10 games while the Spirit had six wins, an overtime loss and a shootout loss in their last 10 games.
The Greyhounds currently sit atop the West Division with an 11-2-0-2 record and 24 points while the Spirit are second with an 8-6-1-1 record and 18 points, just two points ahead of the third-place Windsor Spitfires.
Other Saturday action around the Ontario Hockey League includes:
- Niagara vs. Erie (7:00 p.m.)
- Belleville vs. North Bay (7:05 p.m.)
- Oshawa vs. Kingston (7:05 p.m.)
- Peterborough vs. Ottawa (7:05 p.m.)
- Sarnia vs. Sudbury (7:05 p.m.)
- Windsor vs. Owen Sound (7:05 p.m.)