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Windsor fires 72 shots in rout of Whalers to tie series at one game apiece

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PLYMOUTH, Mich. - Andrei Loktionov had a five-point night with two goals and three assists as the Windsor Spitfires dominated the Plymouth Whalers 8-2 on Saturday night to even their Ontario Hockey League Western Conference semifinal series at one game apiece.

Ryan Ellis and Greg Nemisz both scored twice for Windsor, which outshot the Whalers 72-21. Ellis also had an assist.

Adam Henrique and Dale Mitchell, who also had two assists, added goals for the Spitfires, who went 6-for-17 on the power play as they combined with Plymouth for 109 penalty minutes in the game.

Andrew Engelage needed to make just 19 saves in goal to earn the victory.

Tyler G. Brown and Tyler Seguin recorded Plymouth's goals and Matt Hackett, a former Spitfire, allowed seven goals on 51 shots through 40 minutes before Scott Wedgewood stopped 20 of 21 in the third period.

Game three is Sunday night in Windsor, Ont.

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