Tomahawks blank Jamestown, remain tied with Port Huron
Chris Truehl had a 22-save shutout and the Johnstown Tomahawks won their penultimate game of the regular season, 5-0, on Friday night.
Johnstown takes two from Kalamazoo
The Johnstown Tomahawks have seen their share of low-scoring games, but what made Sunday’s game at Kalamazoo different was what happened after regulation and overtime.
Tomahawks win, clinch spot in NAHL playoffs
The Johnstown Tomahawks officially are in the NAHL playoffs.
And even though Johnstown clinched a Robertson Cup playoff berth with a 3-2 road victory at Kalamazoo, Tomahawks President Rick Bouchard said the team’s hometown fans had a huge role in the milestone event.
“I’m really happy for the City of Johnstown,” said Bouchard during a telephone interview from Kalamazoo, Mich., after Saturday afternoon’s win. “The fans and the city have supported us all year long and they helped us get here.
Tomahawks close to clinching playoff
The Johnstown Tomahawks play two road games this weekend and need to gain only one point to clinch a playoff spot in the NAHL.
The North Division fourth-place Tomahawks travel to Wings West Arena to face the Kalamazoo Jr. K-Wings for two games in the penultimate series of the regular season.
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Spirited Tomahawks rally comes up short
A three-goal deficit for two periods proved too much for the Johnstown Tomahawks to overcome on Saturday at Cambria County War Memorial Arena.
Tomahawks treat fans to win
Chris Truehl reached to the top shelf of his locker and tapped the gold hard hat adorned with a Johnstown Tomahawks logo on the front.
“It’s a real hard hat,” said Truehl, the Tomahawks goaltender who stopped 25 of 26 Jamestown shots in Johns-town’s 3-1 victory over the Ironmen on Friday night.
Truehl’s teammates voted him the hardest-working player of the game. The hard hat was his reward.
Tomahawks winding up their first regular season
The Johnstown Tomahawks will close the home portion of their inaugural NAHL schedule tonight and Saturday against the Jamestown Ironmen at Cambria County War Memorial Arena.
Both games face-off at 7 p.m.
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Comeback bid falls short for Tomahawks
The Springfield Jr. Blues survived a determined comeback attempt by the Johnstown Tomahawks on the way to a 3-2 win Saturday night.
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