In what was the return of former Colt Justin Murray, his Spirit end up leaving Barrie with the two points and a 6-3 victory over the Colts.
Brady Gilmour and Owen Tippett both had three point efforts for the visitors; Cole Perfetti chipped in with two goals while Ivan Prosvetov made 23 saves in the win.
Victor Hadfield, Jason Willms and Tyson Foerster all found the back of the net for Barrie. In the blue paint Kai Edmunds made 23 stops in the loss.
Murray, in his return, was +1 had a shot on goal and two penalty minutes.
Next up a home and home set with the Sudbury Wolves. To obtain tickets for the return affair Saturday night at Barrie Molson Centre click here