Monsters Beat Checkers 3-1 for Third Straight WinNov 26, 2019
The AHL’s Cleveland Monsters defeated the Charlotte Checkers 3-1 on Tuesday night at Bojangles’ Coliseum. With the win, the Monsters are now 11-7-1-1 and are currently in fourth place in the AHL’s North Division standings with 24 points.
Andrew Peeke scored the only goal of the first two periods before Marko Dano added two tallies of his own including a shorthanded marker to give the Monsters a 3-0 lead. Charlotte’s Cavan Fitzgerald spoiled Cleveland’s shutout bid with a goal, but the Monsters held the lead to secure the 3-1 win. Elvis Merzlikins made 28 saves for the win while Charlotte’s Anton Forsberg stopped 30 pucks in the loss.
|CLE||33||0/3||4/4||8 min / 4 inf|
|CHA||29||0/4||3/3||6 min / 3 inf|
Cleveland Record: 11-7-1-1, 4th North Division
Charlotte Record: 7-8-3-0, 7th Atlantic Division
The Monsters face off against the Charlotte Checkers again on Wednesday with a 7:00 p.m. puck drop at Bojangles’ Coliseum. Follow the games with full coverage on ALT 99.1, AHLTV and the Monsters Hockey Network.
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