Newfoundland Growlers (8-7-3-0) vs. Idaho Steelheads (14-2-0-1)
Wednesday, November 29 – Boise, ID
OFFICIAL GAME SHEET
The Newfoundland Growlers held off the league leading Idaho Steelheads in a 5-4 shootout win on Wednesday night at Idaho Central Arena.
Jade Miller and Mark Rassell both got on the board inside the opening six minutes to give Idaho a quick 2-0 lead. Newfoundland then battled back to close the first period out with three straight goals, one from Tyler Weiss and a pair from Brock Caufield to make it 3-2 Growlers after 20 minutes.
After neither side found a breakthrough in the second, A.J. White equalized for the Steelheads three minutes into the third period to bring it to 3-3.
Jackson Berezowski looked to have the winner for Newfoundland as he scored on the powerplay with 2:42 to go before Cody Haiskanen replied for Idaho with 73 seconds left in regulation to force overtime with a 4-4 scoreline after 60 minutes.
Following a scoreless overtime frame, Isaac Johnson and Zach O’Brien scored for the Growlers while Luke Cavallin stopped both Steelheads he faced in the shootout to secure a thrilling 5-4 victory for Newfoundland.
- Newfoundland played in their first shootout of the season.
- Isaac Johnson had four assists and the shootout winner.
- These two run it back on Friday night at 10:40pm NL time.
1. NFL – B. Caufield
2. IDH – M. Rassell
3. NFL – I. Johnson