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RECAP : GROWLERS VERSUS BEAST FEB 24

Friday, February 15th
RECAP : GROWLERS VERSUS BEAST FEB 24

Newfoundland Growlers (36-14-4-0) at Brampton Beast (26-22-5-1)

Sunday, February 24th 

Goal Summary

V-H # Per Team Time Goals Assists Type
0 - 1 1 1st BRM 11:39 F. Beauchemin (2) A. Beauregard, M. Petgrave PP
1 - 1 2 1st NFL 18:21 J. Kestner (16) G. Johnston  
2 - 1 3 2nd NFL 9:03 E. Neugold (3) A. Pardy, M. Bradley  
3 - 1 4 2nd NFL 11:01 M. Power (18) Z. O'Brien, A. Gudbranson  
4 - 1 5 3rd NFL 15:50 D. Plouffe (10)   EN

Game Summary

The Growlers finished their long 5 game road trip with a 4-1 victory over the Brampton Beast Sunday afternoon in Brampton. The Growlers took 9 of 10 points during the 5 game stretch away from Mile One Centre.

The Brampton Beast opened the scoring on Sunday afternoon as FrancoisBeauchemin beat Eamon McAdam with a one-time blast, on the powerplay, from just inside the circle to the left of the Growlers netminder.

The Beast's scoring would end there as Josh Kestner responded 7 minutes later with a highlight real hustle and dangle to chip the puck behind Beast goalie ÉtienneMarcoux to tie the game at 1. The game would stay tied to end the first period of play.

Newfoundland scored twice in the second period, Evan Neugold got some puck luck as his point shot was deflected by a Beast player and behind Marcoux. It was Neugold's second goal of the season.

Marcus Power added a second-period tally with Zach O'Brien picking up an assist. With the assist on the Power goal, O'Brien became the first Growler to hit the 50 point plateau.

Brampton pulled their netminder with just over 4 minutes of play left in the game, but the gamble did not work out in their favour as Derian Plouffe hit the empty net for his 10th goal of the campaign. 

Quick Hits

  • Zach O'Brien picked up his 50th point of the season, becoming the first Growler to hit the 50 point plateau.
  • The Growlers now have points in eight straight games
  • The three stars were 3 – E. McAdam (NFL), 2 – M. Power (NFL) and 1 – J. Kestner (NFL)

What’s Next?

The Newfoundland Growlers return home to Mile One Centre on March 1st to start a 7 game homestand. The first opponent, the Brampton Beast. Tickets are on sale now at the Mile One Centre box office, online at www.mileonecentre.com or by phone at 709-576-7657.

Upcoming Home Games

Full Schedule
Kalamazoo Wings
Newfoundland Growlers
Friday, March 1st
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
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

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