JOHNSTOWN – The Fairbanks Ice Dogs used three power-play goals to defeat the Johnstown Tomahawks 4-0 Saturday night at the Cambria County War Memorial Arena.
The Ice Dogs capitalized on a 5-on-3 situation when Josef Ingman scored on Tomahawks goalie Andrew Lindgren to give Fairbanks the 1-0 lead.
Fairbanks added to their lead later in the second period from a Reggie Lutz, also power-play goal. Todd Burgess and Jakob Stridsberg assisted on the tally.
Ryner Gorowosky increased the Fairbanks lead to 3-0 minutes later with his goal. The goal was assisted by Tyler Tomberlin.
Lutz added another power-play goal early in the third period on a major penalty.
Gavin Nieto picked up the win with for the Ice Dogs, his 18th victory of the season, by stopping 17 Tomahawks shots for a shutout.
Lindgren picked up the loss and stopped 30 of 34 Ice Dogs shots. The loss moves his record to 4-4-1 overall.
Johnstown returns to the Cambria County War Memorial Friday Jan. 22 for the start of a weekend series with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights. Friday night is Kids Night and will see an appearance by the world-famous ZOOperstars. Saturday, Jan. 23 is the fourth annual Guns n’ Hoses night where police and firefighters face-off for a charity game. For more information, call 814-536-GOAL or visit the War Memorial box office