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Hawks at Home this Weekend - Kasparaitis to Skate in Alumni Game

January 16, 2019 - North American Hockey League (NAHL) - Johnstown Tomahawks News Release

The Johnstown Chiefs make their much-anticipated return to the ice at 1ST SUMMIT ARENA and their bringing an intimidating duo of ex-Penguins with them!

Former Penguins fan favorite, Darius Kasparaitis, and former Stanley Cup champion Tyler Kennedy join forces with the Chiefs to take on the Johnstown Warriors in a charity game!

The charity game kicks off at 5 p.m. prior to the Tomahawks home game on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m.

A ticket to the Tomahawks is also a ticket to the charity game.

Chiefs Alumni as well as Kasparaitis will be available in the Party Pit after the charity game for autographs!

Tomahawks Host Knights for First-Time at Home

Tomahawks Hold Perfect 6-0-0 Record over WB/Scranton This Season

The Tomahawks triumphantly return to the friendly confines of 1ST SUMMIT ARENA after recording back-to-back shutouts of the Maryland Black Bears.

This weekend's opponent, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights, make their first trip to Johnstown on the season.


- The Tomahawks are a perfect 6-0-0 against the Knights this season. Johnstown owns a 34-8-4 record all-time against WB/Scranton.

- Hawks have outscored the Knights 23-10 this season.

- The Knights top scorer is Jacob Badal who has 13 goals and 10 assists in 35 games.

- Mont-St-Aignan, France native Sacha Guillemain is second in points with 22 including seven goals.

- The Knights are currently two points out of a playoff spot behind the Generals.

-Player to Watch: Tyrone Bronte-

Much like Tomahawks forward Sam Solensky, Bronte is committed to Bemidji State and is also a key cog in the Knights' machine. The Melbourne, Australia native has 20 points (eight goals, 12 assists) in 31 games for WB/Scranton including three game-winning goals. Look for Bronte to be a persistent threat in the Knights' attack this weekend.

Tomahawks To Wear Specialty "Chiefs" Jerseys Saturday

Place Your Bids on DASH!

Saturday, Jan. 19, the Tomahawks will wear specialty Chiefs-themed jerseys that will be available for auction using the DASH Auction App on your smartphone.

Don't forget to place your bids during the game!

DASH Auction Website

Kids Run the Show on February 1-2!

Bring the kids to Kids Weekend on Friday, Feb. 1 and Saturday, Feb. 2 as we let the children run the show!

Saturday, Feb. 2 is Mascot Mania and Chopper's mascot friends come out to celebrate Chopper's birthday!

Kids tickets are just $7 and the weekend is presented by Hogue's Fun Factory, located in the Galleria Mall.


Fans please be aware of a 1ST SUMMIT ARENA policy change during Tomahawks games effective immediately for 2019. AIR HORNS, LASER POINTERS, BANNERS, SIGNS ON POLES will not be prohibited and subject to removal.

We appreciate your understanding regarding this policy change.

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Johnstown Tomahawks vs. the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights
Johnstown Tomahawks vs. the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights


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