Game Preview | Growlers VS Mariners | JAN 16

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16TH (8:30 PM NST)

 

Newfoundland Growlers (25-11-1-0, 51 PTS) vs. Maine Mariners (20-16-0-1, 41 PTS)

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The Newfoundland Growlers return to the road with a mid-week matchup against the Maine Mariners following a successful six-game home stand which saw the club go 5-1. The Growlers and Mariners have met five times this season with the Growlers sporting a 4-1 record.

LAST GAME

Scott Pooley led the way with a pair of goals as the Newfoundland Growlers ended their home stand on a high note, defeating the Adirondack Thunder 3-1. Matt Bradley also scored for the Growlers, extending his point streak to five games. Brad Barone turned aside 22 shots in the win.

TRANSACTIONS

Jan. 16: D Timothy Liljegren loaned for conditioning from Toronto (AHL). Jan. 15: G Eamon McAdam, G Michael Garteig, D Kristians Rubins, F Griffen Molino and F Hudson Elynuik returned from Toronto (AHL); F Emerson Clark recalled to Toronto (AHL). Jan. 14: F Emerson Clark recalled to Toronto (AHL). Jan. 13: F Hudson Elynuik and D Kristians Rubins recalled to Toronto (AHL); F Ryan Moore returned from Toronto (AHL).

QUICK HITS

Newfoundland

  • The Growlers have the best power play in the North Division with a 20.3% success rate
  • Hudson Elynuik has seven points in his last five games
  • Scott Pooley is tied for first among rookies in goals with 17

Maine

  • The Mariners are 12-4-0-1 at home
  • Morgan Adams-Moisan has goals in three straight games
  • Ryan Culkin leads all Mariners in points versus the Growlers this season with six

PREVIOUS MATCHUP

Wednesday, January 9th – 5-4 Newfoundland Growlers

Zach O’Brien and Marcus Power both had three-point nights as the Newfoundland Growlers sunk the Maine Mariners 5-4 at Mile One Centre. Matt Bradley scored the first penalty shot goal in franchise history, and Derian Plouffe chipped in with his second goal in as many nights to complete out the Growlers offense. Jason Salvaggio and Ty Ronning had multi-point nights for the Mariners. Brad Barone made 21 saves in the win, picking up his first win as a Growler.