November 5, 2017 - North American Hockey League (NAHL) - Johnstown Tomahawks
Johnstown, Pa - Johnstown Tomahawks netminder Jack Leavy put in a solid performance but the team in front of him couldn't capitalize enough times as they fell to New Jersey 2-1.
The first period saw the New Jersey Titans controlling play as they outshot the Johnstown Tomahawks, 19-3. Tomahawks' netminder, Jack Leavy, was a stone wall in net and kept the game scoreless after one period of play.
In the second period it was the New Jersey Titans that struck first. Nick Boyagian scored an unassisted backhand goal at 8:43 to give the Titans the 1-0 lead.
Johnstown would then tie the game at 11:09 when Cade Groton scored his fourth goal of the season. Mitchell Hale and Andrew Andary picked up the assists.
The second period would conclude with the game tied at one.
In the third period, New Jersey pulled ahead and sealed the victory at 10:06 when Gavin Gulash put the puck just over the goal line. The assists went to Ryan Wheeler and Matt Cameron.
Jack Leavy turned away 36 of 38 shots in the loss.
The Johnstown Tomahawks continue their homestand next weekend, November 10, 2017 (7:30 pm) and November 11, 2017 (7 pm) vs the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights. It's Military Appreciation weekend presented by Martin Baker and Convergys.
On Friday, the Tomahawks will honor our Veterans with a special pre-game concert featuring 9-year veteran of the US Army Bands, John Homerski and the Flood City Brass. Veterans and active military personal receive free tickets to the game. There will be a post-game jersey auction with proceeds benefiting the Conemaugh Valley Veterans. It's also the annual Boys Scouts Troop Night with souvenir military event patch giveaway.
The following night, the Tomahawks will be having a flag giveaway for the first 500 fans. There will be pre-game live music from Flood City Brass. Fans will also have a chance at the 10K To$$ - chance to win $10,000 cash playing blue Chuck-a-Pucks.
Tickets for both games are still available and can be purchased at Ticketmaster.com - calling Ticketmaster directly at 1-800-745-3000, or visiting 1st Summit Arena @ Cambria County War Memorial box office.