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FUTURE WATCH: McLeod scores in Saginaw's 5-0 series-clinching win

Oilers forward prospect Ryan McLeod netted an insurance goal in Saginaw's 5-0 series-deciding victory

by Paul Gazzola /

EDMONTON, AB - Oilers forward prospect Ryan McLeod scored an insurance marker at 16:08 of the second period in the Saginaw Spirit's series-deciding 5-0 win over the Soo Greyhounds on Sunday.

The Oilers 40th-overall selection in the 2018 NHL Draft notched his fourth goal and 10th point of the 2019 OHL Playoffs on the play, helping the Spirit take the series 4-2. The forward walked in from the slot and released a wrister to beat netminder Matthew Villalta.

Tweet from @SpiritHockey: .@EdmontonOilers second-rounder @ryan10mcleod's 4th 🚨of the post-season!#SAGvsSSM #SoarWithUs #letsgooilers

McLeod collected 19 goals and 62 points in 63 games split between Saginaw and the Mississauga Steelheads during the 2018-19 regular season.

Saginaw's win marks the first time in franchise history the club has reached the OHL Western Conference Finals.

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