Newfoundland Growlers (10-9-3-0) vs. Maine Mariners (8-8-2-0)
Saturday, December 9 – St. John’s, NL
OFFICIAL GAME SHEET
The Newfoundland Growlers fell 6-3 to the Maine Mariners on Saturday night at the Mary Brown’s Centre.
Zach O’Brien opened the scoring eight minutes into the game with a powerplay tally before Tyler Drevitch replied for Maine just 41 seconds later. Isaac Johnson ripped a powerplay blast late in the first on a Growlers 5-on-3 to make it 2-1 Newfoundland after 20 minutes.
Alex Kile tied at 2-2 with a powerplay goal two minutes into the middle frame. After Ty Voit restored the Growlers lead with 5:43 left in the 2nd, Kile nabbed his second of the night with 17:06 left in regulation to tie it at 3-3.
Jimmy Lambert gave Maine their first lead of the game with 5:58 to go before the Mariners added a pair of empty netters to make it a 6-3 final in favour of the visitors.
- Ty Voit scored his first pro goal.
- Newfoundland’s top line combined for six points.
- These two finish their series on Sunday afternoon at 4pm.
1. MNE - A. Kile
2. NFL - I. Johnson
3. MNE - J. Lambert