Monsters Defeated in 4-1 Loss to SenatorsFeb 29, 2020
The AHL’s Cleveland Monsters fell to the Belleville Senators 4-1 on Saturday afternoon at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. With the loss, the Monsters are now 24-28-4-2 and are currently in eighth place in the AHL’s North Division standings with 54 points.
Belleville’s Filip Chlapik scored the only goal of the opening frame with a shorthanded marker at 18:05 sending the Monsters to the first intermission trailing 1-0. The Senators doubled their lead after Darren Archibald notched a tally at 15:47 of the second period extending the Monsters deficit to 2-0 after 40 minutes. Parker Kelly scored the third goal for Belleville at 3:10 of the final frame, but Cleveland’s Kole Sherwood responded with a marker at 13:24 off feeds from Derek Barach and Adam Clendening. Despite several chances for the Monsters, the Senators secured the 4-1 victory after a power-play goal from Alex Formenton at 18:05.
Cleveland’s Veini Vehvilainen made 21 saves in defeat while Belleville’s Filip Gustavsson stopped 19 shots in victory.
The Monsters host the Laval Rocket on Thursday evening with a 7:00 p.m. puck drop at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Follow the games with full coverage on ALT 99.1, AHLTV and the Monsters Hockey Network.
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|CLE||20||0/3||3/4||8 min / 4 inf|
|BEL||25||1/4||3/3||6 min / 3 inf|
Cleveland Record: 24-28-4-2, 8th North Division
Belleville Record: 37-17-4-1, 1st North Division
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