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RECAP | GROWLERS FALL 5-2 TO THUNDER

Thursday, January 11th
RECAP | GROWLERS FALL 5-2 TO THUNDER

Newfoundland Growlers (16-13-5-0) vs. Adirondack Thunder (23-8-2-1)
Thursday, January 11 – St. John’s, NL

OFFICIAL GAME SHEET

Game Story

The Newfoundland Growlers dropped a 5-2 result against the Adirondack Thunder on Thursday evening at Mary Brown’s Centre.

Both teams traded powerplay goals in the first period as Jackson Berezowski opened the scoring on a Growlers powerplay 12:10 into the game before Shane Harper replied for the Thunder on the man advantage just three minutes later to make it 1-1 after 20 minutes.

Jordan Escott finished off a Growlers 2-on-1 rush 90 seconds into the second period to put the hosts ahead 2-1 going into the 3rd.

Grant Jozefek and Patrick Grasso scored 48 seconds apart early in the third period to give the Thunder their first lead of the game, on top 3-2 with 15:35 left to go.

Yushiroh Hirano provided an insurance marker for Adirondack with 6:56 left in regulation to make it 4-2 before Erik Middendorf’s empty netter made it a 5-2 final in favour of the Thunder.

Quick Hits

  • Zach O’Brien notched two assists.
  • Dryden McKay made 24 saves in the defeat.
  • These two do battle again on Saturday night at 7pm.

Three Stars:

1. ADK - P. Grasso
2. NFL - Z. O'Brien
3. ADK - S. Harper

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