Game Preview | Growlers VS Beast | DEC 16

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16TH (3:30 PM NST)

 

Newfoundland Growlers (18-8-1-0, 37 PTS) vs. Brampton Beast (12-12-2-1, 27 PTS)

 

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The Newfoundland Growlers play their final game before the holiday break in an afternoon matinee against the Brampton Beast. The Growlers are 3-1 against the Beast so far this season.

LAST GAME

Zach O’Brien led the way with three points as the Newfoundland Growlers defeated the Maine Mariners Wednesday night at Mile One Centre 5-2. Adam Pardy, Marcus Power, Stefan LeBlanc and Scott Pooley also supplied goals for the Growlers. Giorgio Estephan had a pair of assists. Mario Culina made 31 saves improving to a perfect 4-0 this season.

TRANSACTIONS

Dec. 16: G Michael Garteig reassigned by Toronto (AHL).

Dec. 15: G Brad Fogal added as emergency backup.

Dec. 14: G Michael Garteig recalled to Toronto (AHL).

QUICK HITS

Newfoundland

  • The Growlers have scored the most goals in the ECHL with 104
  • Scott Pooley (8 games), Marcus Power and J.J. Piccinich (6 games), and Zach O’Brien and Matt Bradley (5 games) are all sporting point streaks
  • Adam Pardy returned from injury during the mid-week series against the Mariners and had a point in both games

Brampton

  • The Beast have lost back-to-back games
  • Brandon Marino is on a four-game point streak
  • Erik Bradford has seven points in the last five games

 

PREVIOUS MATCHUP

 

December 2nd – 5-2 Newfoundland Growlers

Three third period goals propelled the Newfoundland Growlers to a commanding 5-2 win over the Brampton Beast at Mile One Centre. Sam Babintsev, J.J. Piccinich, Brady Ferguson, Evan Neugold and Scott Pooley supplied the offense for the Growlers. Aaron Luchuk and Nathan Todd scored for Brampton. Michael Garteig was sensational making 35 saves.