February 23, 2013

Fresno Monsters vs Johnstown Tomahawks Preview (2/23/13)

Last night the Johnstown Tomahawks fell to the Fresno Monsters in a shootout, 3-2. Tonight the Tomahawks will look to bounce back and pick up two points before they head to Springfield next weekend.

Mike Mastovich, from the Tribune Democrat, has Spence quoted "We never had it tonight". Read the whole article here.

Ed Sheets, from the Johnstown Tomahawks, has the team's press release about last night's game. Read it here.

Michael Gosnell, from Juniorhockey.com, has his game recap of last night's loss. You can red it here.

The NAHL announced their "Plays of the Week" for Feb 11-20. On the list is a goal by Cody Gylling. You can see all the plays on the video below. Gylling's goal, which came at the Top Prospects tournament, is the second to last highlight of the video.

After going 0 for 3 last night on the power play, Johnstown's power play went from 3rd best in the league to 4th. (18.6%)

Last night's scratches for the Tomahawks: Ian Spencer, Dakoda Menslage, Jaycob McCombs, and Corey Schafer.

In Johnstown's last five games, Jordan Watt leads the team in points with six (2 goals and 4 assists).
In Johnstown's last ten games, Cody Gylling leads the team in points with 14 (7 goals and 7 assists).
At home this season Zach Wallace leads the team in +/- rating with a +12.

Tonight's Starting Probables:

Johnstown Tomahawks:

Colin Brennan- 2-0-0 GAA 2.00 Save percentage .934 vs Fresno this season.

Fresno Monsters:

Macauley Haight- 0-1-0 GAA 4.06 Save percentage .871 vs Johnstown this season.

Tonight's North Division Match Ups:

Wenatchee vs Jamestown
Kalamazoo vs Michigan
Port Huron vs Janesville
Soo vs Springfield

North Division Standings:

as of 2/23/2013 12:30pm

Soo 33-12-4 70 points
Kalamazoo 31-13-5 67 points
Jamestown 31-14-4 66 points
Johnstown 22-18-11 55 points
Port Huron 24-23-4 52 points
Springfield 22-24-4 46 points
Janesville 18-22-8 44 points
Michigan 16-25-7 39 points

Photo of the Game:

This picture is of Cody Gylling right before he scores in the shootout, courtesy of Tami Knopsnyder.

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