PLYMOUTH, Mich. - Garrett Meurs scored three times and set up one more as the Plymouth Whalers downed the visiting Saginaw Spirit 7-5 on Sunday in Ontario Hockey League action.
Connor Sills and Vincent Trocheck also scored for Plymouth.
Dalton Young led the Spirit (31-28-6) offensively with two goals and an assist and Garret Ross had a goal and an assist.
Justin Kea and Eric Locke each scored once for Saginaw, which lost for the first time in three outings.
Alex Nedeljkovic stopped 23-of-28 shots for the win as Nikita Serebryakov made 32 saves in a losing cause.
Plymouth went 2 for 3 on the power play while Saginaw scored two goals on five chances with the man advantage.