Newfoundland Growlers (12-8-0-0) at Worcester Railers (5-11-1-0)
Friday, November 29th at DCU Centre, Worcester, Massachusetts
|0 - 1||1||1st||WOR||14:59||D. Salituro (1)||J. Samuels-Thomas, N. Pierog|
|1 - 1||2||1st||NFL||19:16||R. Woods (7)||D. Vander Esch|
|2 - 1||3||2nd||NFL||0:30||C. Conrad (3)||M. Kapla, T. Skirving|
|2 - 2||4||2nd||WOR||4:08||J. Samuels-Thomas (6)||D. Salituro, C. Doherty|
|3 - 2||5||2nd||NFL||6:03||E. Neugold (3)||M. Power, D. Vander Esch|
|3 - 3||6||2nd||WOR||11:22||D. Salituro (2)||J. Samuels-Thomas, J. Murray|
|3 - 4||7||2nd||WOR||12:53||N. Pierog (4)||C. Doherty|
|3 - 5||8||3rd||WOR||3:45||R. Olsson (3)||C. Payne, M. Cornell|
|4 - 5||9||3rd||NFL||16:21||J. Brazeau (8)||T. Bradley, C. Conrad|
|4 - 6||10||3rd||WOR||18:25||D. Salituro (3)|
The Newfoundland Growlers fell 6-4 to the Worcester Railers Friday evening at the DCU Centre in Worcester, Massachusetts.
The Growlers and Railers traded goals in the first period, Dante Salituro scored for the Railers and Riley Woods made good on a breakaway chance to tie the game at one heading into the second period.
Just 30 seconds into the second period, Colt Conrad gave the Growlers their first lead of the game after beating Railers goalie Evan Buitenhuis over the glove. Jordan Samuels-Thomas responded for the Railers, Shorthanded, after tipping a shot behind Growlers goalie Maksim Zhukov who was making his third-straight start in goal for the dogs. Evan Neugold added a goal to give the Growlers a 3-2 advantage before the Railers put two quick shots behind Zhukov. The teams exited the period with the Railers leading 4-3.
Worcester held the lead in the third while adding goals from Ross Olsson and Dante Salituro, who completed the hat trick to secure a 6-4 victory for the Railers. Justin Brazeau registered the late-game goal for the Growers.
- Colt Conrad registered a goal and an assist
- Daniel Perez and Meirs Moore made their Growlers debut.
- The three stars were 3 – C. Doherty (WOR), 2 – J. Samuels-Thomas (WOR) and 1 – D. Salituro (WOR)
The Newfoundland Growlers take on the Maine Mariners Saturday evening at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland, Maine to conclude their seven-game road trip. Puck drop is 7:30 pm Newfoundland time. Fans can tune into Chris Ballard's call of the game at mixlr.com/nlgrowlers.