Titans Take 2-1 Series Lead

May 3, 2019

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. – The Johnstown Tomahawks dropped a 3-2 contest to the New Jersey Titans to trail 2-1 in the East Division Final.
Scoring Breakdown:
1st Period Recap
  • Johnstown dictated the pace of play during the first period with solid scoring chances on Brandon Perrone.
  • However, both teams skated to a scoreless first period.
Shots on Goal After the First Period: Johnstown (8) | New Jersey (13)
2nd Period Recap
  • The Tomahawks again generated scoring chances on Perrone, but the goalie held the fort.
  • Eventually, the Titans broke through Carter McPhail when Spencer Stanley finished off a pass from Michael Outzen for a 1-0 lead.
  • Gavin Gulash put the Titans in the lead 2-0 just one minute later.
Shots on Goal After the Second Period: Johnstown (19) | New Jersey (24)
3rd Period Recap:
  • Johnstown cut the New Jersey lead to 2-1 53 seconds in to the third period when Oliver Benwell chipped in a shorthanded goal.
  • The Tomahawks tied the game 2-2 after Chad Merrell deflected a Carter Dwyer shot past Perrone.
  • However, New Jersey regained the lead 3-2 with a goal from Shane Haviland.
Final Shots on Goal: Johnstown (30) | New Jersey (27)
The East Division Final continues on Saturday, May 4 at Middletown Ice World
The 2019 Playoffs is presented by Allied Milk Producers.
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