Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.- The Johnstown Tomahawks fell 3-0 Friday night in the opening game of a weekend series against the Soo Eagles at Pullar Stadium in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.
Bruno Birzitis got the Eagles on the board early, scoring 1:37 into the game. Scott Cuthrell and Kristofers Bindulis each added assists on the goal. Nick Belger then scored the final two goals, scoring at 4:38 of the second period and 18:11 of the third period.
Landon Trutt earned the shutout win, stopping 28 shots. Alex Okicki took the loss, stopping 30 of 33 shots. Neither team took advantage of the power-play, with both Johnstown and Soo going 0-for-5.
The Tomahawks and Eagles meet tomorrow night at 7 p.m., before concluding the weekend series on Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. The Tomahawks then travel to Springfield and Port Huron over the next two weekends, before returning home Jan. 24 and 25 to take on the Michigan Warriors. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit www.johnstowntomahawks.com, stop by the War Memorial Box Office, or call 814-536-GOAL (4625).