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OHL Roundup: Sadowy, Kreis lead Spirit to 8-4 win over Firebirds

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SAGINAW, Mich. - Dylan Sadowy scored three times and Matthew Kreis had a goal and three assists as the Saginaw Spirit doubled up the visiting Flint Firebirds 8-4 on Wednesday in Ontario Hockey League play.

Mike Davies, Kirill Maksimov, Devon Paliani and Kris Bennett also scored for the Spirit (14-16-2), who have won three straight games. Artem Artemov tacked on three helpers.

Nicholas Caamano scored twice for the Firebirds (13-15-3), who are on a five-game slide, while Will Bitten and Francesco Vilardi rounded out the offence with a goal apiece.

Saginaw's Evan Cormier made 17 saves for the win. Brent Moran took the loss for Flint, allowing seven goals in two periods of work. Brendan Johnston finished the game and made 12 saves in relief.

The Spirit went 0 for 1 on the power play while the Firebirds failed to score on six chances with the man advantage.

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KNIGHTS 4 RANGERS 3

LONDON, Ont. ? Max Jones struck twice and Emanuel Vella made 30 saves as the Knights handed Kitchener its first regulation-time loss in seven outings.

Owen MacDonald and Nicolas Mattinen also scored for London (24-5-2) and Victor Mete chipped in with two assists.

Adam Mascherin had a pair of goals and Nick Maygar also scored for the Rangers (23-4-4), who got an 18-save outing from Luke Richardson.

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COLTS 6 ATTACK 3

OWEN SOUND, Ont. ??? Anthony Stefano had a hat trick and Justin Scott had two goals and an assist as Barrie toppled the Attack.

Cordell James added a goal and two helpers for the Colts (19-11-0) and Kevin Labanc had two assists. David Ovsjannikov made 42 saves for the victory.

Thomas Schemitsch, Matthew Struthers and Josh Sterk supplied the offence for Owen Sound (13-13-6). Daniel Dekoning gave up four goals on 18 shots in 28:46 of action before giving way to Michael McNiven, who faced 15 shots in relief.

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