2019 KELLY CUP PLAYOFFS – ROUND 2
Newfoundland Growlers (1st North) vs. Manchester Monarchs (3rd North)
Newfoundland leads series 3-2
GAME 6: Monday, May 6th (7 PM NST) – Mile One Centre
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The Newfoundland Growlers return home with a chance to punch their ticket to the Eastern Conference Final Monday night at Mile One Centre after the club won two-of-three games on the road in Manchester to set the stage for a crucial game six in the North Division Finals.
Pierre-Luc Mercier scored just 2:16 into the extra frame as the Manchester Monarchs edged the Newfoundland Growlers 2-1 in overtime Friday night in Exeter, New Hampshire to force a game six. Zach O’Brien had the lone Growlers tally, extending his point streak to seven games. Manchester Captain David Kolomatis scored in regulation for the Monarchs. Michael Garteig and Charles Williams each made 30 saves.
- The Growlers are 4-1 on home ice in the playoffs
- Scott Pooley leads the playoffs in shots with 54
- Zach O’Brien is third in playoff scoring with 15 points
- The Monarchs are 5-3 when scoring first
- Chris Carlisle has three assists in the last four games
- Charles Williams is fifth in the playoffs in saves with 308