Newfoundland Growlers (44-20-2-0) vs. Norfolk Admirals (19-42-2-3) Friday, March 31 – Norfolk, VA
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The Newfoundland Growlers win streak ended at three games as they fell 4-0 to the Norfolk Admirals on Friday night at the Norfolk Scope.
Stepan Timofeyev opened the scoring for Norfolk with six minutes left in the first period to give the hosts a 1-0 lead after 20 minutes of play.
Denis Smirnov doubled the Admirals lead 72 seconds into the middle frame with a powerplay snipe over the glove of Dryden McKay to make it 2-0 Norfolk heading into the 3rd.
Blake Murray and Danny Katic struck a minute apart in the early goings of the third to give the Admirals a commanding 4-0 lead.
Cale Morris turned away all 19 shots he faced in the contest to secure a shutout and a 4-0 Norfolk win.
- Jonny Tychonick led the way with 4 SOG.
- Dryden McKay made 29 saves in the loss.
- These two teams play the series finale tomorrow evening in Norfolk at 7:35pm NL time.
1. NOR - C. Morris2. NOR - D. Smirnov3. NOR - B. Bowen