Spirit Sign Povorozniuk

The Saginaw Spirit are pleased to announce the signing of Sam Povorozniouk, their second round pick in the 2011 OHL Priority Selection (36th overall).

Povorozniouk, a 5’8”, 165 pound winger from Northbrook, Illinois scored 11 goals and 15 assists for 26 points with the Chicago Steel Jr. A team last season. Povorozniouk was recently selected to play for the US Under-16 Team which will compete internationally this August. He will wear the number ‘95’ this season for the Spirit.

According to the OHL Scouting Report, Povorozniouk is a highly skilled and smart offensive minded forward who possesses a ton of natural ability.  He has high end stickhandling skills, great footwork, speed with and without the puck, and excellent acceleration with a special ability to find that extra gear to create separation from defenders. 

Stay tuned to for updates on other Spirit prospects!

Get your season Tickets!  The Saginaw Spirit will be celebrating ten years of Spirit hockey in the Great Lakes Bay Region next season, and fans are invited to join in on the excitement!  Season tickets for the 2011-2012 season are on sale now, with full season plans starting at $386 per seat! For more information contact the Spirit at 989-497-7747 or visit the Spirit store at 5789 State Street in Saginaw. 

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