Newfoundland Growlers (30-10-1-0) vs. Cincinnati Cyclones (21-11-4-2) Saturday, January 28 – Cincinnati, OH
OFFICIAL GAME SHEETGame Story
The Newfoundland Growlers swept their series with an unfamiliar foe as they beat the Cincinnati Cyclones 3-1 on Saturday night at Heritage Bank Center.
Pavel Gogolev opened the scoring midway through the first period with a powerplay blast to give the Growlers a 1-0 lead after the 1st.
After Jalen Smereck tied the game with a Cyclones powerplay reply 13 minutes into the middle frame, Isaac Johnson snatched back the lead for Newfoundland with a slick toe drag finish to make it 2-1 Growlers heading into the third period.
Todd Skirving found an empty Cyclones in the dying seconds and Luke Cavallin stopped all 11 3rd period shots he faced to secure a 3-1 win.
- Isaac Johnson scored his 10th goal of the season with the GWG.
- Luke Cavallin turned away 34 of the 35 shots he faced.
- Newfoundland return home to host the Maine Mariners next weekend.
1. NFL – I. Johnson2. NFL – L. Cavallin3. CIN – M. Sinclair