Newfoundland Growlers (16-14-7-0) vs. Norfolk Admirals (17-15-3-1)
Friday, January 19 – Norfolk, VA
OFFICIAL GAME SHEET
The Newfoundland Growlers battled back to earn a point but ultimately fell 4-3 in overtime against the Norfolk Admirals on Friday night at the Norfolk Scope.
Joe Gatenby opened the scoring in his Growlers debut with 4:40 left in the opening period before Kamerin Nault equalized for the Admirals two minutes later to make it 1-1 after the 1st.
Mark Liwiski put Norfolk ahead 2-1 midway through the middle frame, a lead which held up heading into the second intermission.
Denis Smirnov put the Admirals up 3-1 with 11:02 to go in regulation before Keenan Suthers notched a pair of late third period tallies to force overtime and secure a point for the Growlers.
Brady Fleurent would find the decisive strike 1:42 into OT on an Admirals powerplay to give Norfolk a 4-3 win.
- Keenan Suthers has six points (3G, 3A) in his last three games.
- Newfoundland lead the ECHL in overtime appearances.
- These two go again on Saturday night at 7:35pm NL time.
1. NOR - B. Fleurent
2. NOR - M. Roy
3. NFL - K. Suthers