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RECAP | GROWLERS GROUND CYCLONES 2-1

Saturday, January 28th
RECAP | GROWLERS GROUND CYCLONES 2-1

Newfoundland Growlers (29-10-1-0) vs. Cincinnati Cyclones (21-10-4-2) Friday, January 27 – Cincinnati, OH

OFFICIAL GAME SHEETGame Story

The Newfoundland Growlers picked up another victory down in Ohio as they topped the Cincinnati Cyclones 2-1 on Friday night at Heritage Bank Center.

Jack Badini opened the scoring two minutes into the second period with a short side finish on a partial breakaway to make it 1-0 Newfoundland.

Zack Andrusiak tied things up just over 10 minutes later with a one-timed blast on a Cyclones powerplay to bring it to 1-1 going into the third period.

Todd Skirving found the breakthrough goal for Newfoundland with 4:30 left in regulation as he tipped one home atop the blue paint on the powerplay to give the Growlers a 2-1 lead.

Despite being outshot 18-7 in the 3rd period, Dryden McKay and the Growlers would hold on for a gritty 2-1 road win.

Quick Hits

  • Todd Skirving scored his 20th goal of the season with the GWG.
  • Dryden McKay turned away 35 of the 36 shots he faced.
  • These two teams conclude their series on Saturday night at 9:05 pm NL time.

Three Stars:

1. NFL – T. Skirving2. NFL – D. Mckay3. NFL – J. Badini

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