SAGINAW, Mich. - Nick Betz had two goals and two assists and Dylan Strome scored once and set up three more as the Erie Otters defeated the host Saginaw Spirit 7-1 on Thursday in Ontario Hockey League action.
Mason Marchment had a goal and two assists for the Otters (1-0-0) while Alex DeBrincat, Patrick Fellows and Darren Raddysh each scored once. Connor McDavid chipped in with a single assist.
Tye Felhaber scored the lone goal for the Spirit (0-1-0).
Erie's Devin Williams made 29 saves for the win while Saginaw's Nikita Serebryakov turned aside 39 of 46 shots in a losing cause.
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OWEN SOUND, Ont. ? Holden Cook had a pair of goals and Jack Flinn stopped 30 shots as the Attack toppled Kitchener.
Daniel Milne scored once and set up two more for Owen Sound (1-0-0), which went 4 for 7 on the power play, while Petrus Palmu, Zach Nastasiuk and Damir Sharipzyanov added a goal apiece.
Scott Teskey scored at 19:09 of the third period for the Rangers (0-1-0) to break up Flinn's shutout bid. Matthew Greenfield made 30 saves in defeat.