Monsters Earn Point in 3-2 Overtime Loss to WolvesFeb 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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Cleveland Record: 23-26-2-2, 8th North Division
Chicago Record: 25-22-3-2, 4th Central Division
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