2019 KELLY CUP PLAYOFFS – ROUND 1
Newfoundland Growlers (1st North) vs. Brampton Beast (4th North)
Newfoundland leads series 3-2
GAME 6: Tuesday, April 23rd (7 PM NST) – Mile One Centre
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The Newfoundland Growlers return home with a chance to clinch the series on home ice after dropping two-of-three games on the road in Brampton for a crucial game six against the Beast in the North Division Semifinals.
The Brampton Beast scored early and often en route to an 8-2 victory Saturday afternoon at the CAA Centre to force a game six. The Beast put up three in the first period, but the Growlers showed no quit scoring two in the second period for a 3-2 game after 40 minutes. The third period however was all Brampton, as they scored five unanswered goals. Marcus Power and Josh Kestner scored for Newfoundland. David Pacan led the way for Brampton with four points. Michael Garteig made 17 saves for the Growlers, and Etienne Marcoux made 42 for the Beast.
- The Growlers are 2-0 at home in the playoffs
- Josh Kestner and Marcus Power recorded their first professional playoff goals Saturday afternoon
- Zach O’Brien and Scott Pooley are tied for the playoff lead in shots with 30
- The Beast have the top penalty kill in the North Division with an 87% rating
- Etienne Marcoux leads all goaltenders in save percentage with a 0.951 average
- Daniel Ciampini and David Pacan lead the Beast with five points