Tomahawks Force Decisive Game 5 Sunday, May 5 (6 p.m) at 1st Summit Arena

May 5, 2019

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. – The Johnstown Tomahawks forced a decisive Game 5 with a 3-1 win over the New Jersey Titans Saturday night at Middletown Ice World.
Scoring Breakdown:
1st Period Recap
  • The Tomahawks jumped out of the gate with plenty of shots on goal on New Jersey.
  • Johnstown’s hard work paid off when Sam Solensky chipped in a pass from Oliver Benwell past Brandon Perrone for a 1-0 Tomahawks lead.
  • Just two minutes later, Roman Kraemer increased the Tomahawks lead to 2-0. Cameron Hebert assisted on the goal.
Shots on Goal After the First Period: Johnstown (18) | New Jersey (4)
2nd Period Recap
  • It was more of the same in the second period as the Tomahawks continued to pressure the New Jersey zone.
  • However, the Titans would cut the Johnstown lead to 2-1 with a goal from Ryan Naumovski.
Shots on Goal After the Second Period: Johnstown (22) | New Jersey (14)
3rd Period Recap:
  • Benwell put the Tomahawks ahead 3-1 with a power play goal at 8:23 of the third period. The Toronto native stabbed at a loose puck in the blue paint to score his eighth of the playoffs.
  • Johnstown withstood New Jersey’s pressure late in the game to salt the game 3-1.
Final Shots on Goal: Johnstown (28) | New Jersey (25)
Game 5 will take place Sunday, May 5 at 6 p.m. at 1st Summit Arena.
The 2019 Playoffs is presented by Allied Milk Producers.