Tomahawks vs. Jamestown Rebels Series Preview (1/14-1/15)
Written by: David Nicoletti
After taking the week off to recharge, the Tomahawks are back on the ice for this fun filled weekend. This Friday and Saturday, the Tomahawks will welcome back the Jamestown Rebels to 1ST SUMMIT ARENA for a two-game series.
Game One Puck Drop: 7:30 p.m. | Game Two Puck Drop: 7 p.m.
Jamestown comes into Johnstown after sweeping the Maine Nordiques last weekend in a two gamer. Game one saw the Rebels take home a 3-1 win over the Nords, Lucas (Peter) Klemm took home two assists.
The following night then saw Jamestown take the game over Maine in a close one. Sending the Nordiques home swept with a final score of 4-3. James Miller took home two assists. Goaltender Jon Howe collected both wins in net, earning a weekend total of 79/83, a 2.00 GAA, and a 0.952 SV%.
Johnstown’s last game took place back on January 2nd, where they played the Rebels on the road. After a scoreless first, Johnstown went into the third period with a 2-1 lead over Jamestown, thanks to goals from Jake Black and Jacob Badal. But the momentum would soon ride with the Rebels, as they scored two goals in the final 20 minutes to send Johnstown home with a 3-2 loss.
HEAD TO HEAD - all stats as of 01/13/2021
East Division Rank: 3rd
Leading Goal Scorer: Jake Black (21 Goals) [NAHL Rank: 2nd]
Leading Assists Scorer: Jake Black (20 Assists)
Leading Points Scorer: Jake Black (41 Points) [NAHL Rank: 2nd]
Leading +/-: Jake Black (+18) [NAHL Rank: 6th]
Top Goalie: Sam Evola (12-8-1-0, 2.96 GAA, 0.911 SV%, 1259 MIN)
[NAHL Rank: T-8th in W, 10th in MIN]
East Division Rank: 4th
Leading Goal Scorer: John Lundy (14 Goals)
Leading Assists Scorer: Jak Vaarwerk (18 Assists)
Leading Points Scorer: John Lundy (24 Points)
Leading +/-: Marcus Kivela Carlzon, Carter Casper, Lucas (Peter) Klemm (+7)
Top Goalie: Jon Howe (7-4-0-0, 2.46 GAA, 0.924 SV%, 1 SO 732 MIN)
[NAHL Rank: 8th in GAA, T-7th in SV%, T-9th in SO]
Last 10 Games
4-3 W vs Maine
3-2 L @ Jamestown (2022-01-02)
NAHL Rank: T-23rd
NAHL Rank: 7th
Power Plays (Home)
NAHL Rank: 28th
NAHL Rank: 6th
Power Plays (Away)
NAHL Rank: 12th
NAHL Rank: 11th
NAHL Rank: 16th
NAHL Rank: 2nd
Penalty Killing (Home)
NAHL Rank: 23rd
NAHL Rank: 1st
Penalty Killing (Away)
NAHL Rank: 6th
NAHL Rank: 7th
Jake Black: Five Game Points Streak (three goals, five assists) since 2021-12-17
Sean Ramsay: Four Game Points Streak (two goals, two assists) since 2021-12-18
Cedrick Theodore: Two Game Assists Streak (two assists) since 2022-01-01
Tomahawks Make Several Roster Moves
Yesterday, the Johnstown Tomahawks announced five player transactions, three of which are additions to the team's roster.
Looking at those additions, two of the players are defensemen the other is a goaltender.
Drew Jeffers was acquired from the Kenai River Brown Bears of the NAHL.
Chris Blango is the other defenseman and was acquired from the Philadelphia Little Flyers of the EHL.
The team’s new goalie comes from the Wichita Falls Warriors of the NAHL, Matt O’Donnell.
The two players that have departed Johnstown is goalie, Tommy Heaney, and defenseman, Billy Simms.
Simms was traded to the Wilmar Warhawks of the NA3HL.
Heaney was recalled to the Omaha Lancers of the USHL, which is the tier above the NAHL.
For more details take a look at the team’s official press release on the roster moves.