Newfoundland Growlers (7-0-1-0) vs. Maine Mariners (4-4-0-0) Saturday, November 5 – Portland, Maine
OFFICIAL GAME SHEETGame Story
The Newfoundland Growlers made it back to back wins on the road with a 5-2 victory over the Maine Mariners on Saturday night at Cross Insurance Arena.
Zach O’Brien got the scoring started for the Growlers inside five minutes as he deposited a great feed from Zach Solow to make it 1-0 Newfoundland in the early stages.
Just as Brennan Kapcheck put Newfoundland ahead a pair with 5:31 left in the 1st, Connor Doherty grabbed one back for Maine to make it 2-1 Growlers.
Isaac Johnson replied once again less than a minute later to finish off a bouncing puck off the back wall to make it 3-1 Newfoundland before Tyler Boland notched yet another on the powerplay before the first intermission to bring it to 4-1 Growlers after 20 minutes.
Tim Doherty got one back for the Mariners in the middle frame, but Newofundland remained out in front 4-2 going into the third period.
Orrin Centazzo slotted home into an empty net to give the Growlers some breathing room as they walked away 5-2 winners.
- Tyler Boland improved his tally for first in the ECHL scoring race with his 7th goal of the season.
- O’Brien and Boland picked up four points in the victory.
- Newfoundland return home next weekend to host the Norfolk Admirals November 11, 12 & 13.
- NFL – Z. O’Brien
- NFL – T. Boland
- MNE – C. Askew