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RECAP | GROWLERS SWEEP RAILERS WITH 6-4 WIN

Sunday, January 15th
RECAP | GROWLERS SWEEP RAILERS WITH 6-4 WIN

Newfoundland Growlers (25-9-1-0) vs. Worcester Railers (19-15-3-0) Saturday, January 14 – St. John’s, NL

OFFICIAL GAME SHEETGame Story

The Newfoundland Growlers secured a series sweep over the Worcester Railers with a thrilling 6-4 win on Saturday night at Mary Brown’s Centre.

Nolan Vesey opened the scoring for Worcester with their first shot of the game five minutes into the first period on a breakaway to make it 1-0 Railers.

Nick Fea doubled the Railers advantage with a tap-in six minutes before the end of the opening period to put Worcester ahead 2-0 after the 1st.

Matt Sredl got the Growlers on the board midway through the middle frame with a seeing eye point shot to cut it to 2-1 Railers.

Newfoundland made that momentum count as Zach O’Brien and Pavel Gogolev scored 43 seconds apart to give the Growlers a 3-2 lead heading into the third period.

Christian Evers got things back to level on behalf of the Railers with a wrister through traffic to make it 3-3 with 14:55 left in regulation.

Quinn Ryan temporarily gave Worcester a temporary lead exactly halfway through the third before Gogolev replied 100 seconds later with his second of the night to level proceedings at 4-4.

Keenan Suthers found the decisive strike four minutes before the end of regulation as he elected to keep and shoot on a 2-on-1 and sniped one top corner for the 5-4 lead.

Todd Skirving sealed it with an empty netter to make it a 6-4 Newfoundland final.

Quick Hits

  • Todd Skirving scored his 50th professional goal.
  • Pavel Gogolev earned the First Star for the second straight night.
  • Newfoundland visit Worcester next Friday night at 8:30 pm following the All-Star break.

Three Stars:

1. NFL – P. Gogolev

2. WOR – Q. Ryan

3. NFL – K. Suthers

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