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Saginaw Spirit score three unanswered goals to rally past Belleville Bulls 3-2

Saturday, 11.03.2012 / 10:44 PM / News

The Canadian Press

SAGINAW, Mich. - The Saginaw Spirit scored three unanswered goals to rally past the Belleville Bulls 3-2 in Ontario Hockey League play Saturday.

Vincent Trocheck scored the game winner at 5:16 of the third period for Saginaw (6-8-2) after Nick Moutry and Jimmy Lodge scored in the second to tie the game.

Sergey Kuptsov scored in the first for Belleville (8-5-2) while Scott Simmonds added a goal in the second to give the Bulls a 2-0 lead.

Goaltender Jake Paterson finished with 33 saves for the Spirit while Charlie Graham turned aside 37 shots for the Bulls.

It means a lot to us, we're very excited. We're looking to continue to build on [our] top core talent of young players. It's just a great opportunity for us to really build high.

— Panthers vice president of hockey operations Travis Viola after Florida won the No. 1 pick in the NHL Draft Lottery