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RECAP | GROWLERS GRAPPLED 5-2 BY MARINERS

Sunday, February 5th
RECAP | GROWLERS GRAPPLED 5-2 BY MARINERS

Newfoundland Growlers (31-11-1-0) vs. Maine Mariners (25-13-1-1) Saturday, February 4 – St. John’s, NL

OFFICIAL GAME SHEETGame Story

The Newfoundland Growlers lost for the first time in six contests as they fell 5-2 to the Maine Mariners on Saturday night at Mary Brown’s Centre.

Pavel Gogolev opened the scoring less than four minutes into the game with a powerplay strike to give Newfoundland an early 1-0 lead.

Alex-Olivier Voyer replied for Maine four minutes later as he beat Luke Cavallin just as a Mariners man advantage expired to level it at 1-1.

Isaac Johnson nabbed the lead back for Newfoundland with 3:50 left in the 1st as he was the beneficiary of a slick Gogolev pass in the slot where he made no mistake to put the Growlers ahead 2-1 after 20 minutes.

Chase Zieky got the Mariners level once again as he finished off some slick powerplay passing to tie it at 2-2 midway through the 2nd.

Maine got two more late second period goals through Reid Stefanson and Matthew Santos to take a 4-2 lead into the third and final period of play.

Santos grabbed a second late in the 3rd period to seal a 5-2 win for Maine.

Quick Hits

  • Zach O’Brien brought his league best point tally up to 60 with 1A.
  • Pavel Gogolev had a multi-point night with 1G, 1A
  • These two teams play the rubber match on Sunday at 4 pm.

Three Stars:

1. MNE – M. Santos

2. MNE – R. Stefanson

3. NFL – I. Johnson

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