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Game Preview | Game FOUR VS Brampton Beast

Friday, March 8th
Game Preview |  Game FOUR VS Brampton Beast

2019 KELLY CUP PLAYOFFS – ROUND 1

Newfoundland Growlers (1st North) vs. Brampton Beast (4th North)

Newfoundland leads series 3-0

GAME 4: Thursday, April 18th (8:45 PM NST) – CAA Centre

WATCH: ECHL TV                    LISTEN: mixlr.com/nlgrowlers

The Newfoundland Growlers will look to break out the brooms and close out the series Thursday night against the Brampton Beast in game four of the 2019 North Division Semifinals. A win will mark the first time a professional hockey team in St. John’s has swept a first-round matchup.

LAST GAME

The Newfoundland Growlers scored three unanswered goals, finished off by Zach O’Brien who netted the game-winner at 3:32 of the second overtime, ending the longest game in Growlers franchise history in a 3-2 win over the Brampton Beast to take a commanding 3-0 series lead. Hudson Elynuik, who was re-assigned by the Toronto Marlies prior to puckdrop, and Giorgio Estephan scored for the Growlers in regulation time. Jonathan Racine and Aaron Luchuk scored for Brampton. Michael Garteig made 30 saves in the win. The Growlers peppered Etienne Marcoux with 58 shots on net.

TRANSACTIONS

Apr. 16: F Hudson Elynuik re-assigned to Newfoundland by Toronto (AHL)

QUICK HITS

Newfoundland

  • The Growlers have won four straight games in Brampton dating back to January
  • Giorgio Estephan has a point in all three games
  • Scott Pooley leads the playoffs with 19 shots on goal

Brampton

  • The Beast are tied for the playoff lead in minor penalties with 14
  • Etienne Marcoux leads all goaltenders with 121 saves
  • Daniel Ciampini, Aaron Luchuk and Jordan Henry are tied for the team-lead in points with two

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