JOHNSTOWN, Penn. — The Johnstown Tomahawks travels to Massachusetts today to match up against the Northeast Generals for a two game series. This will be the first time since October that the Tomahawks and Generals will meet. In their last series, Johnstown won two of the three games. The Tomahawks are currently 2nd place in the East Division where as the Generals are in sixth place.
Last weekend, Johnstown hosted the Wilkes/Barre Scranton Knights for a two game series. Friday night, the team kept the faith alive with a 5-3 win over WB Scranton. Johnstown goal scorers included: Noah Basarab (2), Reed Stark, Malik Alishlalov, Matthew Doyle. Saturday night, the teams battled it out with back-to-back goals, keeping the score tied for most of the game. With only minutes left on the clock, the Knights scored the final goal of the game, ending in a 3-2 loss for the Tomahawks. Johnstown goals were scored by Bennett Stockdale.
The Generals last match-up was two weekends ago against the WB Scranton Knights. The 6th place Generals swept the 3rd place Knights during their 3-game series.
- New Jersey – 61 pts
- Johnstown – 56 pts
- WB Scranton – 45 pts
- Maryland – 41 pts
- Maine – 38 pts
- Northeast – 35 pts
- Jamestown – 34 pts
Players to watch for:
- Johnstown Tomahawks
- Max Kousnetsov (91) has been racking up points this season with 14 goals and 30 assists. With a total of 44 points, Kousnetsov is ranked 2nd for the highest number of points on the team. He will be continuing his hockey career at Canisius College.
- Malik Alishlalov (22) had an impressive game last friday against WB Scraton, with one goal and two assists. This Russian native has been showing large improvement throughout the season.
- Northeast Generals
- Johnathan Young (13) is one of three top goal scorers for the Generals. Along with two other teammates he has scored a total of 13 goals this season. This New Hampshire forward plans to continue his hockey career playing for D1 school, Merrimack College.
- Ethan DeStefani (19) is also from New Hampshire and has the highest number of points on the team.With 28 points, DeStefani has one point over Young.