Monsters Complete Weekend Sweep with 4-1 Win Over RocketOct 5, 2019
The AHL’s Cleveland Monsters beat the Laval Rocket 4-1 at Place Bell on Saturday afternoon. With the win, the Monsters are now 2-0-0-0 and currently in first place in the AHL’s North Division standings with four points.
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Cleveland Record: 2-0-0-0, 1st North Division
Laval Record: 0-2-0-0, 4th North Division
- Cleveland is now 7-3-0-0 against Laval in franchise history following both wins this weekend. The Monsters and Rocket will meet six more times this season starting with Laval traveling to Cleveland at the beginning of November.
- Veini Vehvilainen made his North American debut Saturday afternoon stopping 30 shots to help lead the Monsters to a win.
- Eric Robinson broke the scoreless tie halfway through the second period followed by Zac Dalpe notching his first goal of the season on the power play. Dalpe and Markus Hannikainen both secured empty-net goals.
The Cleveland Monsters return to the newly renovated Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse for their home opener Friday night with a 7:00 p.m. faceoff against the Syracuse Crunch. Follow the games with full coverage on Alt 99.1, AHLTV and the Monsters Hockey Network.