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Monsters Fall Short in 2-1 Loss Against Crunch

Monsters Comeback Falls Short in 2-1 Loss to Crunch

Oct 11, 2019

The AHL’s Cleveland Monsters fell to the Syracuse Crunch 2-1 on Friday night in front of 11,676 fans in the first hockey game ever played at the newly-transformed Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. With the loss, the Monsters are now 2-1-0-0 and are currently tied for first place in the AHL’s North Division standings with four points.


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



  Shots PP PK PIM
CLE 32 0/2 2/3 8 min / 4 inf
LAV 24 1/3 2/2 4 min / 2 inf



  Goaltender Outcome Saves GA Record
CLE Kivlenieks L 22 2 1-1-0
SYR Wedgewood W 31 1



Cleveland Record: 2-1-0-0, T-1st North Division

Syracuse Record: 0-1-1-0, 3rd North Division


Quick Hits:

  • Sam Vigneault scored his first goal of the season in his first appearance of the campaign after deflecting Adam Clendening’s shot in the second period to get the Monsters on the board.
  • With one assist tonight, Clendening is now averaging one point per game this season.
  • Cleveland is now 15-10-2-0 against Syracuse in franchise history following Friday night’s loss in the first of four meetings between the two teams this year. ​​​​​



Next Game: The Monsters conclude their Opening Weekend tomorrow night with a 7:00 p.m. rematch against the Syracuse Crunch. Follow the games with full coverage on ALT 99.1, AHLTV and the Monsters Hockey Network.

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