Shots on Goal: Goalie Photos-Norfolk Admirals Jaroslav Janus vs Manchester Monarchs Jeff Zatkoff
Admirals’ goalie Jaroslav Janus recorded his second win of the season (2-5-0) with a 5-3 victory over the Monarchs. Janus stopped 17 0f 20 shots on the night.
Norfolk picked up its second win in a row, and 19th on the season (19-23-2-0). Admirals forward Radek Smolenak had two goals and an assist while Mitch Fadden turned in his second straight two point performance with a goal and an assist. Adam Hall scored the game winning goal, his ninth of the season, at 3:01 of the third period breaking a 3-3 tie.
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Jeff Zatkoff (8-5-0), took the loss for the Monarchs, dropping them into a first place tie with the Lowell Devils in the Atlantic conference. He stopped 44 of 48 shot on the night, with the final goal being an empty netter at 19:18 of third period.
Gabe Gauthier started off the scoring for the Monarchs in the first period when he took a short pass from Bud Holloway and blasted the puck past Janus. The Monarchs, down 3-1 late in the second period, started chipping away at Norfolk’s lead. Geoff Walker scored his third goal of the season when he fired a shot from the slot past Janus . Manchester’s third and final goal came when Kevin Westgarth jammed the puck past Janus’ right pad and tied the game 3-3 at 10:13 of the third period. (See above photo)