SAGINAW, Mich. - Richard Jarusek scored his first career Ontario Hockey League hat trick to power the Saginaw Spirit to a 7-1 rout of the Sarnia Sting on Saturday night.
Chris Chappell and T.J. Brodie each had a goal and two assists as Saginaw scored three goals in the first period and never looked back. Jack Combs and Jordan Szwarz rounded out the scoring for the Spirit (16-8-0-1).
Jamie Arniel scored the lone goal for Sarnia (12-13-2-1).
Edward Pasquale stopped 22 shots for Saginaw. Sting rookie goaltender Shayne Campbell made 29 saves.