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Saginaw faces 2022 J. Ross Robertson Cup champs in Hamilton

Hamilton. Ont. – The Saginaw Spirit (13-6-1-0) face off against the 2022 Ontario Hockey League (OHL) champion Hamilton Bulldogs (7-9-1-0) Saturday, November 19, at the FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton, Ontario.

Tonight’s Game:

Puck drop is at 4:00 p.m.

Broadcast:

Television: CHL TV, CHL App, Cable 14, OHL Action Pak Ch. 467 (Ontario)

Radio: 100.5 FM WSGW, WSGW.com

Last Time:

The Spirit were victorious, 3-2, over the Niagara IceDogs Thursday, November 17, at the Meridian Centre in St. Catherines, Ontario. Zayne Parekh scored his first OHL (Ontario Hockey League) goal in the win.

Box Score & Highlights

The Bulldogs dropped a 4-3 decision to the Ottawa 67s Friday, November 18, at the FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton, Ontario. Noah Van Vilet scored his first goal of the season in the loss.

Box Score & Highlights

Players to Watch:

Zayne Parekh and Bode Stewart both recorded a point in their first game back from the World U17 Hockey Challenge. Pavel Mintyukov leads the Spirit in points with 28 and assists with 18. Michael Misa, who racked up six points in the U17 challenge, is tied with Mintyukov for Saginaw’s goal lead (10). New York Islanders prospect Tristan Lennox leads the team with a 3.01 goals against average (GAA) and a .884 save percentage (SV%).

Captain Logan Morrison leads the Bulldogs in points with 23 and assists with 16. Avery Hayes is tied for the OHL lead in shorthanded goals (2) and leads the Bulldogs with 13 goals. Matteo Drobac leads the team with a 3.23 GAA and a .896 SV%.

The Spirit have three (3) players drafted into the National Hockey League (NHL), including Pavel Mintyukov (Anaheim), Matyas Sapovaliv (Vegas), and Tristan Lennox (New York Islanders).

The Bulldogs have four (4) players drafted by NHL teams, including Ryan Winterton (Seattle), Artem Grushnikov (Dallas), Gavin White (Dallas), and Jorian Donovan (Ottawa).

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