MIDDLETOWN, N.J. – In a back and forth contest, the New Jersey Titans clipped the Johnstown Tomahawks 4-3 in overtime Friday night at Middletown Ice World.
1st Period Recap
The Tomahawks fired the first goal of the game when Colin Price converted a Bennett Stockdale pass behind Titans goalie Brandon Perrone for his 11th of the season.
On a 4-on-4, the Titans tied the game 1-1 with a goal from Ryan Naumovski.
Shots on Goal After the First Period: Johnstown (12) | New Jersey (7)
2nd Period Recap
Both teams exchanged chances as the score remained 1-1 early in the second period.
Johnstown cracked the 1-1 tie at the 7:36 mark of the second period when Roman Kraemer fired his 10th of the season past Perrone. Oliver Benwell and Austin Friesen assisted on the goal.
One minute later, Michael Conlin tied the game for New Jersey with his first of the season.
Shots on Goal After the Second Period: Johnstown (20) | New Jersey (16)
3rd Period Recap:
The Tomahawks wasted little time taking a 3-2 lead as Benwell cashed in on the man advantage for his 25th of the season. Cam Hebert and Alex Wilkins assisted on the goal.
The Titans tied the game late in the third period with a goal from Spencer Stanley
Shots on Goal After the Third Period: Johnstown (33) | New Jersey (22)
New Jersey forward Chris Garbe won the game in overtime with a goal with 58 seconds remaining in the overtime period.
Final Shots on Goal: Johnstown (36) | New Jersey (24)
Johnstown returns to 1ST SUMMIT ARENA Wednesday, March 6 for a 7 p.m. faceoff with Jamestown.
The homestand continues on Friday, March 8 for Fight Night II presented by Valley Printing. Four-time ECW Heavyweight Champion, “The Franchise” Shane Douglas will drop the ceremonial first puck and sign autographs.
Saturday, March is the annual Guns & Hoses game in conjunction with Brett Keisel Night. The two-time Super Bowl Champion will be on hand to drop the ceremonial first puck and sign autographs for fans.