TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - The Toledo Walleye lose Game 1 of the Kelly Cup finals 4-3 to the Newfoundland Growlers in overtime Saturday night.
The Walleye were down 3-0 shortly into the third period before rattling off three goals and sending the game to overtime.
It was a short-lived comeback, though.
The Growlers' Josh Kestner scored his second goal of the night to grab the 1-0 series lead.
Game 2 is tomorrow, starting at 5:30 p.m., with the teams heading to Toledo for Game 3 on Wednesday.
Goal - 1:0. NFL Equal Strength.
Goal by Zach O'Brien assisted by Hudson Elynuik and Kristians Rubins.
Goal - 2:0. NFL Equal Strength.
Goal by Hudson Elynuik assisted by Josh Kestner.
Goal - 3:0. NFL Equal Strength.
Goal by Josh Kestner assisted by Giorgio Estephan and Adam Pardy.
Goal - 3:1. TOL Equal Strength.
Goal by Chris Crane assisted by Matt Register.
Goal - 3:2. TOL Power Play Goal.
Goal by Shane Berschbach assisted by Matt Register and Greg Wolfe.
Goal - 3:3. TOL Equal Strength.
Goal by Greg Wolfe assisted by Brenden Kotyk.
Goal - 4:3. NFL Game Winning Goal.
Goal by Josh Kestner assisted by Hudson Elynuik.