FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1ST & SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2ND (7 PM NST)
Newfoundland Growlers (28-12-2-0, 58 PTS) vs. Worcester Railers (19-18-3-3, 44 PTS)
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The Newfoundland Growlers return to home ice for a busy seven-game home stand that kicks off Friday night against the Worcester Railers, ECHL affiliate of the New York Islanders. The Growlers and Railers have squared off five times this season, with the Growlers sporting a 4-0-1-0 record.
Hudson Elynuik, Sam Babintsev, Evan Neugold, Marcus Power, Zach O’Brien and Adam Pardy all had multi-point nights as the Newfoundland Growlers filled the net against the Brampton Beast in a 7-4 win at the CAA Centre in Brampton, Ontario. Michael Garteig made 25 saves in the win. Etienne Marcoux was chased after 40 minutes of play, and allowed seven goals on 32 shots in the loss.
- The Growlers are 15-5 on Mile One Centre ice this season
- Zach O’Brien is on a four-game point streak
- Michael Garteig is tied for second in the ECHL for wins with 17
- The Railers have lost back-to-back games
- Tyler Barnes is on a four-game point streak
- Barry Almeida leads the Railers in points against the Growlers with three
January 19th – 5-1 Newfoundland Growlers
Sam Babintsev returned to the lineup in style with a three-point night helping the Newfoundland Growlers to a 5-1 victory over the Worcester Railers at the DCU Center. Brady Ferguson, Zach O’Brien, Ryan Moore and Scott Pooley, along with Babintsev, tallied for Newfoundland. Giorgio Estephan had two assists. Michael Garteig stopped 22-of-23 shots between the pipes.