The Johnstown Tomahawks defeated the Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks Saturday afternoon by a final score of 4-2 in Connecticut.
Egan Schmitt opened the scoring for the Tomahawks Saturday afternoon, netting his ninth goal of the season 4:19 into the game. Just 52 seconds later, Jake Black makes it a 2-0 game for the Tomahawks carrying the way with his division-leading 25th goal of the season.
Braedon Ford set the way in the 2nd period, giving the Tomahawks a 3-0 lead. Danbury’s Miles Harrington found the back of the net midway through the period, getting the Jr. Hat Tricks on the board. The Tomahawks responded though with a goal from David Matousek with 1:10 remaining in the period, sending the game to the 3rd period with the Tomahawks up by a score of 4-1.
Danbury made it a two-goal game early in the 3rd with Luka Sukovic scoring 3:37 in. The Tomahawks were held off the scoreboard in the final period, but came away with a 4-2 win and a weekend sweep over the Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks. Netminder Dom Wasik made 26 saves in his Tomahawks debut.
Coming up next, Jacob Badal, Stephen Kyrkostas and Sean Ramsay are headed to Pittsburgh to represent Johnstown in the NAHL’s Top Prospects Tournament on Monday, February 7 and Tuesday, February 8. Fans wanting to attend can purchase tickets via NAHL.com. The games will also be available to watch live on HockeyTV.