Newfoundland Growlers (26-9-1-0) vs. Worcester Railers (19-16-3-0) Friday, January 20 – Worcester, Mass.
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The Newfoundland Growlers nabbed their fourth straight victory against the same opposition and their sixth in a row overall in a 3-2 win over the Worcester Railers on Friday night at DCU Center.
Keenan Suthers opened the scoring with 3:43 left in the first period as he banged home a loose puck in tight before Nolan Walker scored in similar fashion just 28 seconds before the 1st intermission to give Newfoundland a 2-0 lead after 20 minutes.
Todd Skirving made it 3-0 less than three minutes into the middle frame with a snipe over the blocker of Ken Appleby.
Brent Beaudoin got Worcester on the board with under four minutes left in the 2nd as he shovelled home a rebound to cut it to 3-1 Growlers going into the third period.
Bobby Butler tapped home at the back door with 1:21 remaining in regulation but the Railers comeback bid would fall short as the Growlers held on for a 3-2 road win.
- Keenan Suthers and Nolan Walker both scored their 9th of the season.
- Dryden McKay made 33 saves in the win.
- Newfoundland go to Adirondack to face the Thunder on Saturday night at 8:30 pm.
1. NFL – D. McKay
2. NFL – N. Walker
3. WOR – B. Beaudoin