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RECAP | GROWLERS SWEEP LIONS WITH 9-2 WIN

Sunday, April 9th
RECAP | GROWLERS SWEEP LIONS WITH 9-2 WIN

Newfoundland Growlers (48-20-2-0) vs. Trois-Rivières Lions (27-40-3-0) Sunday, April 9– St. John’s, NL

OFFICIAL GAME SHEETGame Story

The Newfoundland Growlers made it three straight wins over the Trois-Rivières Lions with a statement 9-2 victory on Sunday afternoon at the Mary Brown’s Centre.

Pavel Gogolev opened the scoring six minutes into the first period with a powerplay snipe to put Newfoundland ahead.

Keenan Suthers doubled the Growlers lead eight minutes later before Gogolev notched his second of the opening period to give Newfoundland a 3-0 lead after 20 minutes.

Newfoundland poured on three more in the second period as Ryan Chyzowski notched a pair and Keenan Suthers tipped one home to make it 6-0 through two periods.

After Nicolas Guay and William Lemay got two back for Trois-Rivières early in the third, the Growlers put it out of sight as James Melindy and Isaac Johnson joined the party late in the game and Gogolev completed his hat-trick to make it an emphatic 9-2 final for Newfoundland.

Quick Hits

  • Pavel Gogolev set a new franchise record for goals in a season with his 32nd.
  • Dryden McKay made 22 saves in the victory.
  • Newfoundland head out on the road as they face the Reading Royals Friday night at 8:30 pm.

Three Stars:

1. NFL – R. Chyzowski2. NFL – P. Gogolev3. NFL – K. Suthers

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