One For The Road: Hawks Visit New Jersey Ahead of Home Opener

THE BASICS
Location: Middletown, New Jersey
Division: East
All-time Record: 101-68-17
Robertson Cups: 0
2017-18 Record: 29-22-9 (Lost Div. Semifinals, 2–3 vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights)
Record vs. Johnstown: 18-17-5
Head Coach: Craig Doremus (3rd season)
Leading Scorers:
  • F| Kyle Jeffers (4 goals, 2 assists)
  • F| Ryan Naumovski (2 goals, 3 assists)
  • D| Craig McCabe (0 goals, 5 assists)
Johnstown will hit the road one last time before coming home for the home opening weekend on Friday, Oct. 5.
But before we welcome Hines Ward, we have business in New Jersey.
Like the Tomahawks, the Titans come into the two-series with a 4-2-0 record. Head coach Craig Doremus brings back a solid core of veterans including Kyle Jeffers, Ryan Naumovski and goaltender Brandon Perrone to name a few.
Going into this weekend’s contests, forward Chad Merrell has the hot hand for the Tomahawks as he is on a three-game goal scoring streak. Additionally, the Boca Raton, Fla., native is the reigning East Division Star of the Week.
Game Details
When: Friday, Sept. 28 (7:45 p.m. faceoff) | Saturday, Sept. 29 (7 p.m. faceoff)
Where: Middletown Ice World
How to Watch: HockeyTV.com