Saginaw Spirit (4-4-1-0) at Erie Otters (5-2-1-0)
When: Today, 7 p.m.
Where: Erie Insurance Arena
On the air: WFNN-AM/1330, www.ottershockey.com (live stream)
Up next: at Mississauga (Monday, 2 p.m.)
What to watch: The Otters have won three straight games for the first time since last December and the second time in the past two-plus seasons. They haven’t won four in a row since ending the 2010-11 season with an eight-game winning streak. … The Otters look to avenge a 2-1 loss in Saginaw on Sept. 25, which was headlined by Spirit G Jake Paterson‘s 43-save effort. … RW Connor Brown leads the OHL with 18 points (7 goals, 11 assists). … LW Dane Fox is tied for eighth overall with 14 points (6 goals, 8 assists). … LW Andre Burakovsky (6-6-12) leads all rookies with 6 goals and 12 points and ranks among the top 15 overall in points. He has goals and points in five straight games since being shut out in his OHL debut. … G Oscar Dansk is tied for second in the league with five wins, fourth in goals-against average (2.29) and sixth in save percentage (.921). He posted his first career shutout in Friday’s 4-0 win at Kitchener. He’s one of only three goaltenders in the league with a shutout this season. … Head coach Kris Knoblauch has said backup G Devin Williams will start a game this weekend. The Otters also play Monday in Mississauga. … The Otters are sixth in the league with 24 goals against. … They lead the league on the power play (13-of-36 for 36.1 percent). … The Otters were outshot for the first time this season in Friday’s game. … The Otters are 2-0-0 at home. … The Spirit are 3-0-1 in their last four games.
- Victor Fernandes