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Game Preview | Growlers VS Mariners | DEC 11 & 12

Monday, December 10th
Game Preview | Growlers VS Mariners | DEC 11 & 12

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11TH & WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12TH (7 PM NST)

Newfoundland Growlers (16-8-1-0, 33 PTS) vs. Maine Mariners (12-9-0-1, 25 PTS)

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

The Newfoundland Growlers wrap up their December homestand, and play their final home games of 2018 Tuesday and Wednesday against the expansion rivals Maine Mariners, ECHL affiliate of the New York Rangers. The Growlers are 0-1 against the Mariners this season, marking the only North Division team the Growlers have not recorded a win against.

Tuesday and Wednesday are student nights, with $15 tickets at the Mile One Centre box office with a Student ID, and two lucky students will win a tuition voucher for next term.

LAST GAME

The Newfoundland Growlers suffered a 5-3 defeat to the Reading Royals Saturday night at Mile One Centre, marking the first time the club has lost back-to-back games. Josh Kestner, Scott Pooley and Griffen Molino tallied for the Growlers in a physical game that saw two fights and a five-minute powerplay for Newfoundland. Alex Krushelnyski and Adam Schmidt had multi-point nights leading the way for the Royals. Michael Garteig made 19 saves.

QUICK HITS

Newfoundland

  • The Growlers are 13-1-1 when scoring first
  • Scott Pooley is sporting a six-game point streak (7G, 3A)
  • James Melindy is fifth in penalty minutes in the ECHL with 73

Maine

  • The Mariners enter the mid-week series on a two-game winning streak
  • Sean Day has points in back-to-back games, and is one of only four players ever granted exceptional status in the OHL, allowing him to play major junior hockey at 15
  • Michael McNicholas leads the Mariners in scoring with 17 points

PREVIOUS MATCHUP

October 21st – 4-2 Maine Mariners

Three third-period goals led the Maine Mariners to their first win in franchise history, as they sunk the Newfoundland Growlers 4-2 at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland, Maine. Ryan Moore and Marcus Power tallied for the Growlers. Michael Garteig made 20 saves for Newfoundland; Connor LaCouvee stood tall turning aside 32-of-34 for his first professional win.

Upcoming Home Games

Full Schedule
Kalamazoo Wings
Newfoundland Growlers
Saturday, March 2nd
Kalamazoo Wings @ Newfoundland Growlers
Puck Drops:
7:00 PM NST
Mary Brown's Centre
Kalamazoo Wings
KAL Kalamazoo Wings
at
Newfoundland Growlers
NFL Newfoundland Growlers
Mary Brown's Centre
Kalamazoo Wings
Newfoundland Growlers
Sunday, March 3rd
Kalamazoo Wings @ Newfoundland Growlers
Puck Drops:
4:00 PM NST
Mary Brown's Centre
Kalamazoo Wings
KAL Kalamazoo Wings
at
Newfoundland Growlers
NFL Newfoundland Growlers
Mary Brown's Centre
Idaho Steelheads
Newfoundland Growlers
Friday, March 8th
Idaho Steelheads @ Newfoundland Growlers
Puck Drops:
7:00 PM NST
Mary Brown's Centre
Idaho Steelheads
IDH Idaho Steelheads
at
Newfoundland Growlers
NFL Newfoundland Growlers
Mary Brown's Centre

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