Newfoundland Growlers (3-0-0-0) vs. Reading Royals (0-2-1-0)
Sunday, October 22 – St. John’s, NL
OFFICIAL GAME SHEET
The Newfoundland Growlers completed the series sweep over the Reading Royals with a 2-1 overtime win on Sunday evening at the Mary Brown’s Centre.
Both teams stayed off the scoresheet in the first period for the second straight night as it remained after a tight 20 minutes.
Despite a higher shot volume at both ends, neither side found a breakthrough in the second as it stayed 0-0 going into the third period.
After Jackson Berezowski nabbed what appeared to be the game winner for Newfoundland with 7:45 left in regulation, Yvan Mongo replied for Reading just a minute later to force overtime and secure a point for each side.
Berezowski made it a pair in the extra period as he finished off a great feed from Tyler Weiss in overtime to give Newfoundland a thrilling 2-1 win.
- Jackson Berezowski leads the ECHL with 7 points.
- Dryden McKay stopped 34/35 shots he faced.
- Newfoundland host South Carolina in their next game on Thursday.
1. NFL – D. McKay
2. REA – J. Kucharski
3. NFL – J. Berezowski