SAGINAW, Mich. - Brad Smith, Jack Combs and Nick Crawford each had a goal and an assist as the Saginaw Spirit hammered the Erie Otters 7-3 Thursday in Ontario Hockey League action.
Tyler Murovich, Ryan McDonough, Tomas Zaborsky and Joe Pleckaitis also scored for the Spirit (12-14-3-1).
Ryan O'Reilly, Zach Torquato and Justin Hodgman scored for Erie (7-21-2-1).
Edward Pasquale, who made his first start for Saginaw since being obtained last week from the Belleville Bulls, had 23 saves.
Shane Owen stopped 38 shots for the Otters.