KITCHENER, Ont. - Jason Shaw scored twice and Gregg Sutch had three assists as the Saginaw Spirit doubled up the host Kitchener Rangers 6-3 on Friday in Ontario Hockey League play.
Justin Kea, Dylan Sadowy, Nathan Glass and Terry Trafford also scored for the Spirit (29-23-6), who won their third game in a row.
Eric Ming, Josh Sterk and Matt Puempel scored for the Rangers (33-17-8).
Jake Paterson made 45 saves for the win as Jack Moylan picked up the loss after stopping 12-of-16 shots in 35 minutes of relief. Moylan replaced starter Joel Vienneau, who allowed two goals on nine shots.
Saginaw went 1 for 3 on the power play while Kitchener failed to score on six chances with the man advantage.
We've got to find a way to win a game. He's played well in the minors, now he gets his opportunity. We tried [with Jonathan Bernier]. The way I look at it, you get opportunities and you make the most of it. That's what [James Reimer] did. Now another opportunity is here and Sparks ... you gotta grab it. Is he ready? We'll find out.
— Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock to the Toronto Star on recalling goalie Garret Sparks from the AHL to start Monday in his NHL debut
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