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Monsters battle not enough in 4-2 loss to Rocket

Monsters battle not enough in 4-2 loss to Rocket

Apr 16, 2022

The Cleveland Monsters fell to the Laval Rocket 4-2 on Saturday night at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. With the loss, the Monsters are now 24-33-8-5 and are currently in seventh place in the AHL’s North Division standings.

 

Following a scoreless first period, Laval’s Alex Belizle notched a tally at 1:59 but Tyler Angle responded with a marker at 3:05 off feeds from Tim Berni and Owen Sillinger tying the game 1-1 after 40 minutes. The Rocket added three more goals in the final period from Jesse Ylönen at 7:55, Nate Schnarr at 8:50 and Gabriel Bourque at 18:01 bringing the score to 4-1. Angle recorded his second marker of the night at 19:24 with an assist from Thomas Schemitsch, but Cleveland fell by a final score of 4-2.

 

Cleveland’s Cam Johnson had 26 saves in defeat while Laval’s Kevin Poulin made 30 saves for the win.

 

The Monsters host the Utica Comets on Tuesday, April 19, for a 7:00 p.m. puck drop at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Follow the game with full coverage on FOX Sports 1350 AM ‘The Gambler’, AHLTV and the Monsters Hockey Network.

 

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Scoring:

 

1st

2nd

3rd

OT

SO

Final

CLE

0

1

1

-

-

2

LAV

0

1

3

-

-

4

 

Shots/Special Teams:

 

Shots

PP

PK

PIM

CLE

32

0/3

6/7

52 min / 14 inf

LAV

30

1/7

3/3

26 min / 9 inf

Goaltenders:

 

Goaltender

Outcome

Saves

GA

Record

CLE

Johnson

L

26

3

4-8-3

LAV

Poulin

W

30

2

17-7-2

Cleveland Record: 24-33-8-5, 7th North Division

Laval Record: 37-23-4-2, 2nd North Division

 

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