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Watson scores two in regulation, and shootout winner, as Knights beat Spirit 5-4

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SAGINAW, Mich. - Austin Watson scored twice in regulation, then added the shootout winner, as the London Knights defeated the host Saginaw Spirit 5-4 on Saturday in Ontario Hockey League action.

Greg McKegg had a goal and an assist for the Knights (31-9-1) while Andreas Athanasiou scored the other.

Josh Shalla lead the Spirit (17-21-4) offensively with a goal and two assists as Brad Walch, Michael Fine and Eric Locke scored a goal apiece.

Michael Houser made 25 saves for his league-leading 30th win of the season while Clint Windsor stopped 42 shots in defeat.

London went 2 for 10 on the power play as Saginaw scored twice on three opportunities with the man advantage.

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