Tomahawks Fall in Shootout 5-4 to Northeast

Jan 27, 2019

ATTLEBORO, Mass. – In a back-and-forth contest, the Northeast Generals squeaked a 5-4 shootout win past the Johnstown Tomahawks Sunday afternoon at New England Sports Village.
Scoring Breakdown:
1st Period Recap
  • Much like Saturday night’s contest, Northeast lassoed the game’s first goal early int he period when Connor Mashall flicked a wrist shot past Tomahawks goalie Cooper Lukenda.
  • Johnstown tied the game approximately four minutes later as Colin Price found the twine for his eighth of the season. Mitch Hale and Pavel Kharin assisted on the goal.
  • Less than a minute later, the Generals gained their lead back as Louis Boudon scored his 15th of the season.
  • However, Johnstown managed to tie the score 2-2 with 13 seconds remaining in the first period after Carter Dwyer finished a pass from Joe Kile for his first of the season. Sam Solensky picked up the secondary helper.
Shots on Goal After the First Period: Johnstown (14) | Northeast (12)
2nd Period Recap
  • Northeast regained their lead after Trevor Smith tapped in a loose puck int he blue paint.
  • Johnstown rebounded again less than one minute later after Roman Kraemer made a power move, went backhand to forehand and slid the puck past Generals goalie David Fessenden to tie the game 3-3. Dwyer and Alex Wilkins assisted on Kraemer’s fifth of the season.
  • Before the period ended, Johnstown earned its first lead of the weekend after Kraemer capitalized off a Generals turnover and send the puck to Cameron Hebert, who scored his 18th of the season.
Shots on Goal After the Second Period: Johnstown (28) | Northeast (22)
3rd Period Recap:
  • The Generals tied the game at 4-4 after Boudon scored his second of the game and 16th of the season.
Overtime Recap:
  • Solensky had an early chance to win the game but was denied on a breakaway by Fessenden.
Shootout Recap:
  • Marshall and Smith each scored for Northeast while Carson Brière and Hebert were unsuccessful in their turns to give Northeast a 5-4 shootout win.
Final Shots on Goal: Johnstown (43) | Northeast (33)
Johnstown is back on home ice February 1-2 for Kids Weekend presented by Hogue’s Fun Factory. Saturday, Feb. 2 is Chopper’s birthday celebration along with mascot mania and other kid-themed activities throughout the night.