The Newfoundland Growlers have only played one game since their last home stand ended on December 12th, an overtime loss to the Adirondack Thunder on New Year’s Eve. Despite that lack of game action, there’s been a flurry of activity around the team, and with about 10 days to go until their next scheduled game, let’s try and make some sense of it all.
First and foremost, due to the ongoing situation with the Omicron variant of COVID-19, a number of games have obviously been postponed or cancelled outright. To date, the Growlers have seen 10 games get postponed, of those, four home games (January 7th, 8th, 12th, and 14th) have been cancelled. Two other home games, originally scheduled for January 9th and 15th have been rescheduled for March 13th and Febuary 13th, aligning those games with previously scheduled visits for the opponents in those games.
On the road game side of things, two planned December games against Adirondack have been rescheduled for Febuary 22nd and 23rd. Additionally, two games against Trois-Rivieres, originally slated for the post-Christmas break have been rescheduled for Febuary 27th and March 17th.
It remains to be seen if any further games will be affected, particularly here at home, where the Newfoundland and La …
Author: Dylan Murphy / The Leafs Nation