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Monsters effort forces 12 rounds in 2-1 shootout loss

Monsters effort forces 12 rounds in 2-1 shootout loss to Griffins

Apr 6, 2022

The Cleveland Monsters fell to the Grand Rapids Griffins 2-1 in a shootout on Wednesday night at Van Andel Arena. With the shootout loss, the Monsters are now 24-28-8-5 and are currently in seventh place in the AHL’s North Division standings.

 

Following a scoreless opening period, Owen Sillinger recorded his first professional goal at 3:43 of the middle frame with helpers from Trey Fix-Wolansky and Cole Clayton. The Griffins’ Jonatan Berggren notched a marker at 16:56 sending the Monsters to the final intermission tied 1-1. Both goaltenders stood tall through the third period and an overtime frame forcing the shootout to go into 12 rounds with Grand Rapids’ game-winning goal coming from Josh Dickinson.

 

Cleveland’s Cam Johnson had 31 saves in defeat while Grand Rapids’ Victor Brattstrom made 35 saves for the win.

 

The Monsters continue the road trip visiting the Milwaukee Admirals on Saturday, April 9, for a 7:00 p.m. puck drop at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena. Follow the game with full coverage on FOX Sports 1350 AM ‘The Gambler’, AHLTV and the Monsters Hockey Network.

 

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Scoring:

 

1st

2nd

3rd

OT

SO

Final

CLE

0

1

0

0

0

1

GR

0

1

0

0

1

2

 

Shots/Special Teams:

 

Shots

PP

PK

PIM

CLE

36

0/2

3/3

11 min / 4 inf

GR

33

0/3

2/2

9 min / 3 inf

Goaltenders:

 

Goaltender

Outcome

Saves

GA

SOG-S

Record

CLE

Johnson

OT

31

1

2-12

4-4-3

GR

Brattstrom

W

35

1

1-12

7-13-3

Cleveland Record: 24-28-8-5, 7th North Division

Grand Rapids Record: 28-30-6-2, 7th Central Division

 

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