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