2019 KELLY CUP PLAYOFFS – ROUND 2
Newfoundland Growlers (1st North) vs. Manchester Monarchs (3rd North)
Series tied 1-1
GAME 3: Tuesday, April 30th (8:30 PM NST) – SNHU Arena
GAME 4: Wednesday, May 1st (8:30 PM NST) – SNHU Arena
WATCH: ECHL TV LISTEN: mixlr.com/nlgrowlers
The Newfoundland Growlers continue their quest for the Kelly Cup Tuesday and Wednesday evening in Manchester, New Hampshire for games three and four of the best-of-seven North Division Finals against the Manchester Monarchs, ECHL affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings.
Zach O’Brien roofed the game-winner with just 1:29 remaining on the clock as the Newfoundland Growlers defeated the Manchester Monarchs 4-2 Saturday night at Mile One Centre to tie the series at 1-1. Josh Kestner, Brady Ferguson and Derian Plouffe also scored for the Growlers. Craig Wyszomirski and Pavel Jenys scored for the Monarchs. Michael Garteig made 22 saves for Newfoundland, and Charles Williams made 27 for Manchester.
Apr. 27: G Eamon McAdam re-assigned to Newfoundland by Toronto (NHL)
- The Growlers are 3-0 when scoring first in the playoffs
- Zach O’Brien has amassed seven points during his four-game point streak
- James Melindy leads the playoffs in penalty minutes with 48
- The Monarchs have struck first in both games of the series
- Bokondji Imama leads the Monarchs in goals this series with two
- Tony Cameranesi and Pierre-Luc Mercier are tied for second in the playoffs in assist with seven