Newfoundland Growlers (45-20-2-0) vs. Norfolk Admirals (19-43-2-3) Saturday, April 1 – Norfolk, VA
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The Newfoundland Growlers concluded their road trip on a positive note as they took out the Norfolk Admirals 3-0 on Saturday night at the Norfolk Scope.
Neither side found the back of the net in the first period as Newfoundland outshot Norfolk 13-8 through 20 minutes.
Brett Budgell finally broke the deadlock with 10 seconds remaining in the middle frame as he finished off some slick powerplay passing to give the Growlers a 1-0 lead going into the third.
Brandon Kruse provided an insurance tally six minutes into the third with a shorthanded snipe on the 2-on-1 to make it 2-0 Newfoundland.
Todd Skirving sealed with an empty netter in the final minute while Luke Cavallin made 28 saves to secure the shoutout and a 3-0 Newfoundland victory.
- Todd Skirving reached the 30-goal mark in this one.
- Luke Cavallin picked up his 2nd pro shutout.
- Newfoundland return home to host the Trois-Rivières Lions next Friday night.
1. NFL - L. Cavallin2. NFL - B. Kruse3. NFL - B. Budgell