Newfoundland Growlers (16-13-6-0) vs. Adirondack Thunder (24-8-2-1)
Saturday, January 13 – St. John’s, NL
OFFICIAL GAME SHEET
The Newfoundland Growlers came up just short in an exciting 5-4 overtime loss against the Adirondack Thunder on Saturday night at Mary Brown’s Centre.
Patrick Grasso and Erik Middendorf scored a pair of late first period goals for the Thunder to put Adirondack ahead 2-0 after 20 minutes.
Tate Singleton got the Growlers on the board with a powerplay snipe 7:38 before the end of the second before making it a pair for himself six minutes later and tying the game up at 2-2 after the second.
Yushiroh Hirano put Adirondack back on top on the man advantage with 13:11 left to go before Isaac Johnson replied with a pair of his own 90 seconds apart to make it 4-3 Growlers with 4:50 left to go.
Timur Ibragimov forced overtime with his goal 3:45 before the end of regulation time before Zach Walker won it for Adirondack with 2:46 left in OT to secure a 5-4 win for the visitors.
- A pair of Growlers (Singleton, Johnson) had two goal games.
- Newfoundland was 2/7 on the PP.
- These two close their series on Sunday afternoon at 4pm.
1. ADK - Z. Walker
2. NFL - I. Johnson
3. NFL - T. Singleton