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Monsters Earn Point in 3-2 Overtime Loss to Wolves

Monsters Earn Point in 3-2 Overtime Loss to Wolves

Feb 16, 2020

The AHL’s Cleveland Monsters fell to the Chicago Wolves 3-2 in overtime on Sunday afternoon at Allstate Arena. With the loss, the Monsters are now 23-25-3-2 and are currently in eighth place in the AHL’s North Division standings with 51 points.


Following a scoreless first period, Calvin Thurkauf notched at tally at 3:35 of the middle frame off feeds from Branden Troock and Adam Clendening giving the Monsters a 1-0 lead. Cleveland’s lead doubled following Troock’s marker at 12:17 with assists from Thurkauf and Michael Prapavessis, but Chicago’s Curtis McKenzie made it a one-goal game with a tally at 14:16 to close out the scoring in the second period. The Wolves tied the game after Dylan Coghlan scored at the 11:00 mark of the third frame to force overtime with the score at 2-2. Coghlan notched the game-winning tally for Chicago with 30 seconds remaining in overtime to bringing the final score to 3-2.


Cleveland’s Veini Vehvilainen made 34 saves in defeat while Chicago’s Garret Sparks stopped 29 shots in victory.


The Monsters travel to face off against the Syracuse Crunch on Friday evening with a 7:00 p.m. puck drop at Upstate Medical University Arena. Follow the games with full coverage on ALT 99.1, AHLTV and the Monsters Hockey Network.


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  1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final
CLE 0 2 0 0 - 2
CHI 0 1 1 1 - 3


Shots/Special Teams:

  Shots PP PK PIM
CLE 31 0/1 3/3 6 min / 3 inf
CHI 37 0/3 1/1 2 min / 1 inf



  Goaltender Outcome Saves GA Record
CLE Vehvilainen OT 34 3 10-14-3
CHI Sparks W 29 2 6-14-3



Cleveland Record: 23-26-2-2, 8th North Division

Chicago Record: 25-22-3-2, 4th Central Division




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