Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Spirit in 3-0 hole to Guelph

The Saginaw Spirit fell to the Guelph Storm, 4-1, last night in Guelph. The loss gives Guelph a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven Western Conference quarterfinal series.

Spirit captain Patrick McNeill (pictured) busted the Guelph shutout with a power-play goal at 16:47 of the third period. Tom Pyatt and Michal Birner assisted on McNeill's goal.

Saginaw netminder Francois Thuot complied 28 saves in the effort while Guelph goalie Ryan MacDonald stopped 30 shots.

Game 4 will take place at the Dow Event Center tomorrow night at 7:11 p.m.

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