Tomahawks Drop 4-2 Contest to Fairbanks; Game Three Sunday at 4 p.m.

May 11, 2019

BLAINE, MN – The Johnstown Tomahawks dropped a 4-2 decision to the Fairbanks Ice Dogs in Game Two of the Robertson Cup Semi-Final Saturday night at Fogerty Arena.
Scoring Breakdown:
1st Period Recap
  • Much the yesterday afternoon, Fairbanks collected the game’s first goal when Jonathan Sorenson deflected a John Stampohar shot past Carter McPhail for a 1-0 Ice Dogs lead. 4
  • Ice Dogs forward Brendan MacLaren increased the Tomahawks lead to 2-0 six minutes with his first goal of the evening.
  • Johnstown went work on the comeback trail as Oliver Benwell potted his 10th goal of the post season.
Shots on Goal After the First Period: Johnstown (9) | Fairbanks (19)
2nd Period Recap
  • At the 1:23 mark of the period, MacLaren added his second goal of the afternoon for a 3-1 Ice Dogs lead.
  • Ten minutes after the Ice Dogs goal, Roman Kraemer scored his seventh of the playoffs from a Benwell pass to cut the Ice Dogs lead to 3-2.
Shots on Goal After the Second Period: Johnstown (20) | Fairbanks (29)
3rd Period Recap:
  • The Ice Dogs regained their two-goal lead with a power play goal from Sorenson at 8:14 of the third period.
Final Shots on Goal: Johnstown (27) | Fairbanks (44)
Game Three of the Robertson Cup Semi-Final begins Sunday, May 12 at 4 p.m. from Fogerty Arena in Blaine, Minn for the right to play for the Robertson Cup National Championship.
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