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RECAP : GROWLERS VERSUS ROYALS NOV 17

Sunday, November 18th
RECAP : GROWLERS VERSUS ROYALS NOV 17

Newfoundland Growlers (13-5-0-0) at Reading Royals (5-4-2-4)

Saturday, November 17, 2018

SCORING

1

2

3

T

Newfoundland

1

2

2

5

Reading

1

0

1

2

SHOTS

1

2

3

T

Newfoundland

1

2

2

5

Reading

1

0

1

2

PP

PIM

PTS

Newfoundland

1 / 4

13 min / 5 inf

5 G + 8 A = 13 Pts

Reading

0 / 4

13 min / 5 inf

2 G + 4 A = 6 Pts

Goal Summary

V-H

#

Per

Team

Time

Goals

Assists

Type

1 - 0

1

1st

NFL

1:25

H. Elynuik (1)

M. Power, J. Piccinich

1 - 1

2

1st

REA

16:52

S. Swavely (7)

J. MacDonald, F. DiChiara

2 - 1

3

2nd

NFL

16:27

J. Piccinich (3)

H. Elynuik, M. Bradley

PP

3 - 1

4

2nd

NFL

16:45

T. Skirving (2)

4 - 1

5

3rd

NFL

4:43

Z. O'Brien (5)

J. Melindy, K. Cumiskey

4 - 2

6

3rd

REA

7:34

N. Luukko (3)

S. Swavely, A. Schmidt

SH

5 - 2

7

3rd

NFL

18:33

S. Babintsev (6)

S. Pooley, K. Cumiskey

EN

Game Story

With a 5-2 decision over the Reading Royals Saturday night the Newfoundland Growlers have won 8 straight games.

Just 1:25 into the first period Hudson Elynuik scored his first pro goal to give the Growlers a 1-0 lead. The Royals would respond late in the period from the stick of Steven Swavely to even the score after the first 20 minutes of play.

Growlers goalie, Mario Culina would face 19 shots in the first period, en route to a 40 save performance.

The Growlers would pump 2 goals past Royals netminder Austin Lotz in the second period, the first, from J.J Piccinich and the second from Todd Skirving.

Zach O’Brien would score 4:43 into the third period, his fourth goal this weekend versus the Reading Royals to give the Growlers a 4-1 lead. Nick Luukko would respond for the Royals in the third, but Sam Babintsev would add a late game empty-net goal to secure the 5-2 victory.

Quick Hits

  • Mario Culina has won all 3 starts he has made this season for the Growlers

  • Ryane Clowe was absent from the Growlers bench due to medical reasons, John Snowden assumed the role of head coach for the game

  • The three stars were 3 – S. Swavely (REA), 2 – J. Piccinich (NFL) and 1 – M. Culina (NFL)

What’s Next?

The Newfoundland Growlers resume their five-game road trip Wednesday, November 21st versus the Jacksonville Icemen. Catch all the action on nlgrowlers.com/mixlr.

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