OHL Roundup: Ralph scores winner, Storm strike back against Spirit


GUELPH, Ont. — Cedric Ralph scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period and the Guelph Storm went on to defeat the Saginaw Spirit 5-2 on Monday to cut their deficit in the Ontario Hockey League’s Western Conference final to 2-1.

Zachary Roberts, Isaac Ratcliffe, Nate Schnarr and Keegan Stevenson, into an empty net, supplied the rest of the offence as Guelph rebounded from dropping the first two games of the best-of-seven series on the road.

Owen Tippett and Reagan O’Grady scored for the Spirit.

Storm goaltender Anthony Popovich made 20 saves. Saginaw’s Tristan Lennox stopped 41 shots.

Guelph hosts Game 4 on Wednesday.

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