SAGINAW, Mich. - Matt Mahalak stopped 29 shots as his Plymouth Whalers shutout the Saginaw Spirit 5-0 on Wednesday in Ontario Hockey League action.
Stefan Noesen scored two goals and an assist for the Whalers (26-9-3), Garrett Meurs had a goal and two assists while Alex Aleardi and Chris Albertini scored a goal apiece.
Spirit (16-20-2) goalie Jake Paterson allowed three goals against on 10 shots before being pulled at the end of the first period.
Clint Windsor stopped 22 of 24 shots in relief over the final two periods.
Power play's weren't a factor as Plymouth went 0 for 2 with the man advantage and never took a penalty all game.