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RECAP | GROWLERS DROP MARINERS 3-1

Saturday, December 16th
RECAP | GROWLERS DROP MARINERS 3-1

Newfoundland Growlers (13-10-3-0) vs. Maine Mariners (8-10-2-0)
Saturday, December 16 – Portland, Maine

OFFICIAL GAME SHEET

Game Story

The Newfoundland Growlers knocked off the Maine Mariners 3-1 on Saturday night at the Cross Insurance Arena.

Adam Mechura opened the scoring for Maine with 3:23 left in the first period to make it 1-0 Mariners after 20 minutes.

Alex Koopmeiners equalized for Newfoundland five minutes into the middle frame with a short side snipe to make it 1-1. After spending much of the period on the kill, Neil Shea grabbed the Growlers first lead of the night with a shorthanded tally midway through the second to make it 2-1 for the visitors going into the third.

Todd Skirving sealed it with an empty netter 51 seconds before the end of regulation to make it a 3-1 final in favour of Newfoundland. 

Quick Hits

  • Luke Cavallin made 33 saves for his 5th straight victory.
  • Alex Koopmeiners scored his first ECHL goal.
  • Newfoundland enjoy 10 days off before their next game in Trois-Rivières on December 27.

Three Stars:

1. NFL - L. Cavallin
2. NFL - A. Koopmeiners
3. MNE - A. Mechura

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