Weekend Preview | March 1 & 2 VS BRAMPTON

FRIDAY, MARCH 1ST & SATURDAY, MARCH 2ND (7 PM NST)

 

Newfoundland Growlers (36-14-4-0, 76 PTS) vs. Brampton Beast (26-23-5-1, 58 PTS)

 

WATCH: Rogers TV, ECHL TV              LISTEN: mixlr.com/nlgrowlers

 

The Newfoundland Growlers begin a busy seven-game homestand with a pair of weekend games against the Brampton Beast, ECHL affiliate of the Ottawa Senators, wrapping up their 13-game season series. The Growlers have dominated the Beast this season, sporting an 8-3 record.

 

LAST GAME/PREVIOUS MATCHUP

 

Eamon McAdam was solid between the pipes making 23 saves as the Newfoundland Growlers extended their point streak to eight games with a 4-1 win over the Brampton Beast Sunday afternoon at the CAA Centre. Josh Kestner, Evan Neugold, Marcus Power and Derian Plouffe tallied for the Growlers. Francois Beauchemin had the lone Beast marker. Etienne Marcoux made 28 saves for Brampton.

 

TRANSACTIONS

 

Feb. 26: F Malcolm Gould acquired from Worcester for future considerations; D James Melindy suspended seven games. Feb. 25: F Hudson Elynuik, F Zach O’Brien, F Josh Kestner and F Brady Ferguson recalled to Toronto (AHL).

 

QUICK HITS

 

Newfoundland

  • The Growlers have points in eight straight games (6-0-2-0)
  • Marcus Power has goals in back-to-back games
  • Josh Kestner is sporting a five-game point streak (4G, 4A)

 

Brampton

  • The Beast are on a four-game losing streak
  • David Pacan played in his 375th ECHL game Tuesday against the Nailers
  • Francois Beauchemin has points in three straight games (1G, 2A)