Johnstown Chiefs

Content regarding the Johnstown Chiefs organization.

Chiefs Sign Lehtinen

According to ECHL.com, the Johnstown Chiefs have signed Northern Michigan left winger Rob Lehtinen. Lehtinen, who stands at 5'11" 195 lbs, played 41 games this season for the Wildcats scoring 4 goals and 16 points with 26 penalty minutes and a -4 rating. In his 156 game NCAA career, Lehtinen compiled 17 goals and 55 points. Prior to college, Lehtinen played two seasons in the USHL for the Waterloo Blackhawks where he compiled 17 goals and 49 points in 120 games. Lehtinen was a four year teammate at Northern Michigan of Lightning prospect Dusty Collins who recently signed an ATO contract with the Springfield Falcons.

ECHL Game Day 3/11: Storm at Chiefs

Chiefs fail to complete the comeback.

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Ryan Munce allowed 3 goals on 22 shots before Toledo tacked on an empty net goal in the closing moments of the game. Maxime Boisclair had 2 assists with Johnstown's goals coming from Zbynek Hrdel and Ian MacLean. Gus Katsuras also had a helper in the game.

First Period
TOL Attard, (9) (Parillo, Zultek), 5:16 (PP)

Second Period
TOL Hall, (2) (Blight, Mulherin), 7:48
JHN Hrdel, (8) (Katsuras, Boisclair), 8:45
TOL Sakaluk, (2) (Zultek, Sullivan), 17:07
JHN MacLean, (1) (Boisclair), 18:14 (PP)

Third Period
TOL Parillo, (12) (Watson), 19:47 (EN)

Game sheet from ECHL.com.

ECHL Game Night 3/10: Cyclones at Chiefs

One step forward, two steps back...

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Morgan Cey allowed 4 goals on 24 shots in the loss. Grant Jacobsen stayed hot scoring the only Chiefs goal with an assist from Doug Andress. Johnstown remains two points behind Reading for the final playoff spot in the North Division due to Reading's loss to South Carolina.

First Period
CIN Wirll, (39) (Gallagher, Lisabeth), 9:06

Second Period
CIN Stewart, (7) (Ehgoetz, Wirll), 10:15
JHN Jacobsen, (9) (Andress), 10:55

Third Period
CIN Wirll, (40) (Ehgoetz, Lisabeth), 8:27 (PP)
CIN Daoust, (26) (Macdonald), 15:55

Game sheet from ECHL.com.

ECHL Game Night 3/9: Nailer at Chiefs

Johnstown gets a critical victory.

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Morgan Cey only had to stop 14 shots in the game as Johnstown's defense had perhaps its best night of the season. Dimitri Tarabrin had a strong 2 goal and 2 assist night while Grant Jacobsen added 2 goals and 1 assist. Geoff Waugh had the other Chiefs goal and added an assist. Jean Desrochers and Andrew Martens each had a pair of helpers and Gus Katsuras and Maxime Boisclair chipped in individual assists.

The Johnstown win, coupled with a Toledo loss, puts the Chiefs just 1 point out of a playoff spot.

First Period
WHE Smyth, (5) (Patrick, Guenther), 7:32 (PP)
JHN Waugh, (1) (Jacobsen, Tarabrin), 8:06
JHN Jacobsen, (7) (Martens, Waugh), 12:47 (SH)

Second Period
JHN Jacobsen, (8) (Desrochers, Tarabrin), 19:55

Third Period
WHE Havern, (11) , 8:40 (PP)
JHN Tarabrin, (14) (Desrochers, Martens), 9:07
JHN Tarabrin, (15) (Katsuras, Boisclair), 11:11

Game sheet from ECHL.com.

ECHL Game Night 3/7: Chiefs at Titans

Circling the drain.

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Morgan Cey allowed 4 goals on 35 shots before insult was piled upon injury and Mark Pandolfo added a shorthanded penalty shot goal with 3 seconds left in the third period. Bryan Nathe and Dimitri Tarabrin had Johnstown's goals. Individual assists went to Zbynek Hrdel, Maxime Boisclair and Jean Desrochers.

Trenton vaults into 3rd place in the North Division with the win while Johnstown remains 3 points out of a playoff spot with Toledo holding two games in hand.

First Period
JHN Nathe, (2) (Hrdel, Boisclair), 13:18
TREN Riddle, (22) (Bertoli, Henkel), 15:26
TREN Tremblay, (3) (Leblond, McLaughlin), 16:24
TREN Leblond, (3) (Manley, Tremblay), 16:35

Second Period
JHN Tarabrin, (13) (Desrochers), 13:02

Third Period
TREN Haggett, (17) (Ortmeyer), 19:11 (EN/SH)
TREN Pandolfo, (16) , 19:57 (PEN/SH)

Game sheet from ECHL.com.

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