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RECAP | GROWLERS FALL SHORT 4-3 IN OT

Saturday, November 18th
RECAP | GROWLERS FALL SHORT 4-3 IN OT

Newfoundland Growlers (5-5-3-0) vs. Reading Royals (3-6-1-1)
Friday, November 17 – Reading, PA

OFFICIAL GAME SHEET

Game Story

The Newfoundland Growlers dropped their second straight contest following regulation time as they lost 4-3 in OT to the Reading Royals on Friday night at Santander Arena.

Will Zmolek opened the scoring for Reading 5:13 into the game to give the Royals a 1-0 lead after the first period.

Tate Singleton tied it 37 seconds into the middle frame Yvan Mongo restored Reading’s lead late in the 2nd to give the hosts a 2-1 lead going into the final 20 minutes.

Joseph Nardi made it 3-1 with 8:58 to go in regulation before a pair of late Growlers goals through Grant Cruikshank and Isaac Johnson, the latter with just 16 seconds to play, secured a point for Newfoundland and forced overtime in the process.

Darren Brady won it for Reading just 31 seconds into 3-on-3 action to give the Royals a 4-3 victory.

Quick Hits

  • Isaac Johnson scored in his first game of the season.
  • Zach O’Brien had a pair of assists.
  • These two square off once again tomorrow night, same time same place.

Three Stars:

1. REA - D. Brady
2. REA - Y. Mongo
3. REA - J. Nardi

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