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Spirit drop game 2 in O-T 4-3

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The Saginaw Spirit met up with the Erie Otters for game two of their best-of-seven Western Conference playoff series on Saturday, March 22nd. In a gritty physical overtime hockey game, the Otters defeated the Spiritby a score of 4-3.
At the midway point of the first period, Erie took a 1-0 lead after Andre Burakovsky found the back of the net with assists being credited to Connor McDavid and Dylan Strome.
The Otters made it 2-0 when Dane Fox netted an even-strength goal four minutes into the second period that was assisted by Connor McDavid and Travis Dermott. Saginaw managed to make it a 2-1 game with two minutes leftin the second period when Justin Sefton blasted home a slap shot that was set up by Kristoff Kontos and Jesse Graham. With only one minute to go in the second period, Erie regained a two-goal lead when Adam Pelech scored a goal that was assisted by Connor Brownmaking it a 3-1 game.
The Spirit's Luke Cairns finished off a pretty pass from Kristoff Kontos with a top-shelf wrister to make it a 3-2 game with thirteen minutes left in the third period. Saginaw tied the game at three with less thanthree minutes left in the game when Cody Payne netted a goal that was assisted by Jimmy Lodge and Mitchell Stephens. The game carried over into overtime where Erie's Dane Fox netted the game winner via a one-timer that was set up by Connor McDavid two minutesinto the overtime session for a 4-3 win over Saginaw.

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