Johnstown vs. Maine

Tomahawks Matt McQuade (22) and Nordiques Matt Connor (96) battle for the puck on Saturday, April 24, 2021, at 1st Summit Arena.

DANBURY, Conn. – The Johnstown Tomahawks fell 5-1 to the Danbury Jr. Hat Tricks on Friday night at the Danbury Ice Arena.

Luke Wheeler scored a short-handed goal 7:45 into the game to put the Jr. Hat Tricks in front. With just 2:04 remaining in the opening frame, Danbury added on another goal as Jason Kleinhans snuck one past Tomahawks goaltender Sam Evola.

Danbury's D’Agostino found the back of the net late in a power play opportunity to extend the Hat Tricks lead, and Joshua Burke made it 4-0.

The Tomahawks' Daniel Tkac finally solved Danbury goaltender Edvard Nordlund, scoring his 10th goal of the season with 3:45 remaining in the final period. Luke Wheeler hit an empty net goal for the Jr. Hat Tricks.

The teams meet again on Saturday and Sunday in Danbury.

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