The Saginaw Spirit made a big splash minutes before Friday’s OHL trade deadline, acquiring centre Ryan Suzuki from the Barrie Colts.

In all, 10 pieces were swapped in the trade. The Spirit acquired Suzuki, the rights to forwards Ryan Beck and Peter Fleming, as well as a 2020 fifth-round pick while Barrie received forward Ethan Cardwell, defenceman Connor Punnett, a second-round pick in 2021, two third-round picks and a 2024 fifth-round pick. Barrie could also acquire a conditional second-round pick in 2024 and a conditional third-round pick in 2022.

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