SAGINAW, Mich. - Vincent Trocheck scored twice to lead the Plymouth Whalers to a 5-1 victory over the Saginaw Spirit on Wednesday in Ontario Hockey League play.
Sebastian Uvira had a pair of goals and added an assist for the Whalers (29-16-9), while Matthew Mistele scored as well. Matt Mahalak made 21 saves for the win. Plymouth has won three games straight.
Coming off a four-goal game on Sunday against the Brampton Battalion, Trocheck scored both goals in the first period.
The Whalers carried the play in the first period, out shooting Saginaw 17-5.
Trocheck scored the first goal at the 11:49 mark and added his second and 40th of the season, less then six minutes later at 17:19.
Mistele gave the Whalers a commanding 3-0 lead, finishing off a nice three-way passing play from Uvira and Zack Lorentz, at 8:18. Uvira then scored one himself at 12:24 to increase the lead to 4-0.
The second period was all Plymouth, as they outshot Saginaw by a wide 14-5 margin.
Ross scored just over four minutes into the third, but Uvira quickly matched the goal with his second of the night.