Newfoundland Growlers (27-10-1-0) vs. Adirondack Thunder (12-18-5-1) Sunday, January 22 – Glens Falls, NY
OFFICIAL GAME SHEETGame Story
The Newfoundland Growlers wrapped up a busy weekend with a 6-4 win over the Adirondack Thunder on Sunday evening at Cool Insuring Arena.
Nolan Walker opened the scoring four minutes into the first period as he finished off some slick Growlers passing to make it 1-0. Pavel Gogolev doubled the Newfoundland lead with a powerplay blast moments later to give the visitors a 2-0 lead before the midway mark of the 1st period.
Ryan Orgel and Shane Harper both struck for Adirondack before the end of the opening frame to bring things back to level at 2-2 after 20 minutes.
Both sides continued to trade punches in the middle frame as Todd Skirving gave the Growlers a 3-2 lead on the powerplay halfway through the 2nd before Garrett Van Whye got a fortunate bounce at the other end to level things at 3-3 four minutes before the second intermission.
Derian Plouffe ensured Newfoundland would be out in front after 40 minutes as he banged one with 22 seconds left to give the Growlers a 4-3 lead.
Ryan Smith temporarily tied it at 4-4 with 10:24 left in the game but the Growlers needed just 53 seconds to regain their lead as Skirving found his second of the game to make it 5-4 Newfoundland.
Keenan Suthers provided some insurance with just under six minutes to go to help Newfoundland secure a 6-4 road win.
- Todd Skirving scored two PP goals.
- Zach Solow picked up 3 assists.
- Newfoundland visit Cincinnati midweek with puckdrop set for 9:05 pm NL time on Wednesday night.
1. NFL - T. Skirving2. ADK - S. Harper3. NFL - Z. Solow