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RECAP | GROWLERS TOP THE RAILERS 6-0

Sunday, November 28th
RECAP | GROWLERS TOP THE RAILERS 6-0

Newfoundland Growlers (13-2-0-0) at Worcester Railers (5-8-0-1)Sunday, November 28 – Worcester, Massachusetts

Goal Summary

# Per Team Time Goals Assists Type
1 1st NFL 6:51 Z. O'Brien (3) M. Pietroniro  
2 1st NFL 12:54 O. Centazzo (4) Z. O'Brien, M. Power PP
3 2nd NFL 3:49 Z. O'Brien (4) M. Power  
4 2nd NFL 9:48 Z. O'Brien (5) T. Pomerleau  
5 2nd NFL 19:57 M. Power (7) G. Green, O. Centazzo PP
6 3rd NFL 7:32 Z. O'Brien (6) M. Johnstone  

Game Story

The Newfoundland Growlers extended their road winning streak to nine games in style with a 6-0 win over the Worcester Railers at DCU Center on Sunday afternoon.Zach O’Brien opened the scoring seven minutes into the first period thanks to a great feed from Matteo Pietroniro. O’Brien would take a turn playing provider moments later as he found Orrin Centazzo on the power play to double the Growlers advantage — they took a 2-0 lead into the first intermission.O’Brien picked up where he left off in the opening frame four minutes after the break as he added a second goal with Marcus Power picking up a second assist on the play. Newfoundland’s leading scorer would complete the hat trick midway through the second, this time Tristan Pomerleau would provide the assist for O’Brien to make it 4-0.

Newfoundland’s power play would provide a fifth goal seconds before the end of the second period as Power got in on the scoring to give the Growlers a 5-0 lead after 40 minutes.

Not settling for the hat trick, O’Brien would beat Colten Ellis — the Railers backup who suited for the closing 20 minutes — for his fourth of the afternoon to make it a 6-0 final in favour of the Growlers.

Evan Cormier stopped all 14 shots he faced in the Newfoundland net to earn the win and the shutout in the process.

Quick Hits

  • Zach O’Brien tied franchise records for goals (4) & points in a game (5) in the win over Worcester.
  • Evan Cormier picked up his first shutout as a Growler with the 14 save victory.
  • The Growlers special teams continue to thrive as their power play provided two goals on Sunday.

Three Stars1. NFL – Z. O’Brien2. NFL – M. Power3. NFL - E. Cormier

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