Newfoundland Growlers (47-20-2-0) vs. Trois-Rivières Lions (27-39-3-0) Saturday, April 8 – St. John’s, NL
OFFICIAL GAME SHEETGame Story
The Newfoundland Growlers trounced the Trois-Rivières Lions 4-1 on Saturday night in front of a sellout crowd at the Mary Brown’s Centre.
Ryan Chyzowski opened the scoring midway through the first period with a powerplay snipe to put Newfoundland ahead 1-0 after 20 minutes.
Pavel Gogolev scored twice 2:40 apart late in the middle frame to extend the Growlers lead to 3-0 heading into the third period.
Nicolas Lariviere broke the deadlock for Trois-Rivières on the breakaway to get the Lions within two with 16:49 left in regulation.
Gogolev completed his hat-trick with a late empty netter to seal a record setting 4-1 win for Newfoundland.
- Luke Cavallin set a franchise record for wins in a season by a goaltender with his 24th victory.
- 96 points in 2022-23 sets a Growlers record for points in a season set by the inaugural 2018-19 team.
- Newfoundland take on Trois-Rivières once again tomorrow at 4pm.
1. NFL – P. Gogolev2. NFL – L. Cavallin3. NFL – B. Budgell