The New Jersey Grizzlies took five games from the Pennsylvania Typhoon, two wins in Pro, three wins in Minor. The New Jersey Grizzlies won both games against the Typhoon by scores of 3-2 in Overtime and 4-1. In Game 1 the Grizzlies would build a 2-0 lead on goals by Robbie Fulton and Matt Grossi with the second goal being assisted by Chris Wolf. The lackluster play of the Grizzlies late would give the Typhoon a chance to tie the game and take it overtime where Timmie Fulton found the back of the net on a breakaway with a pass from older brother Robbie Fulton and Mike Keating. Andrew Goworek would get the win in goal. Game 2 would be a bit different. The Grizzlies would take a 4-1 decision with a hat trick from Jim Redstreake and a single goal from Robbie Fulton. JJ Fichter would pick up two assists, Timmie Fulton would add a helper as would James Manganaro and Mike Keating. The Grizzlies complete the regular season with a 19-3-2 record in the Pro Division and await their playoff series in Harrisburg on playoff weekend, January 22-23.
The Wallington Grizzlies had three games scheduled on this night and would come away winning all three. Ryan Wolf would notch two more wins on his belt with one being a shutout. Nick Pileggi would start off the scoring early in Game 1 with a goal from Jeff Turner. Turner would net the next two goals with assists from Kris Moore and Pileggi. Turner’s third goal would come later with assists from Pileggi and Kurtis Peters. Brandon Harrington would net two goals with assists to Corey Calajoe and Chris Dehnert. Jeff O’Connell would chip in a goal assisted by Pileggi and Moore. Calajoe would net the last goal with assists from John Forhecz and Harrington. Game 1 Grizzlies 8 Typhoon 1.
Game 2 would be a 3-0 Grizzlies win with goals from Peters, Turner and Calajoe; assists from Turner, Calajoe and Harrington.
Game 3 would be more Grizzlies dominance with goals from Dehnert, Calajoe, O’Connell, Pileggi and Harrington. Assists to Calajoe and Dehnert, who both had two helpers, Moore and Turner who had solo assists and a surprise activation of Assistant Coach Jim Waldron would also chip in an assist of his own.
The Grizzlies have one more set of game remaining on their schedule on Sunday January 9 at ISCA vs the Rampage and currently stand with a record of 17-2-1, 35 points and atop the Mason Dixon Division.