February 8, 2013

Janesville 4 Johnstown 3- F/SO

(Tomorrow we will have Game 2 Preview, Plus we'll take a more detailed look into tonight's shootout loss)


The Tomahawks had a two goal lead in the first period only to see themselves trailing  3-2 half way through the 2nd period. Then Jordan Watt scored on the power play to tie the game at three. There would be no more scoring in regulation nor in the overtime period.

In the shootout Johnstown's fourth shooter, Watt, was able to beat Janesville's goalie to tie the shoot out 1-1. But on their fifth shot to win the game, Jets' Himley, was able to beat Brennan for the extra point.

Both teams once again will face off against each other tomorrow night.

Scoring Summary:




Janesville was 1 for 4 on the power play.  Johnstown was 2 for 9.

Johnstown out shot Janesville 27-24 and had the only four shots in overtime.

You can see the entire box score from NAHL here.

Johnstown had four players scratched tonight. Dakoda Menslage, Jaycob McCombs, JB Baker, and  Corey Schafer.

TheTomablog Three Stars of the Game:

3- Jesse Kessler- Two assists, was a +1, and registered 3 shots.
2- Jordan Watt- Scored one goal, had two assists, three points, was a +1, registered two shots, and scored the only Johnstown goal in the shootout.
1- Brock Kautz- 24 saves on 27 shots. Made some great saves late in the game and in over time to keep Janesville in the game. With the win he breaks his six game losing streak.


 

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