Monsters Drop 4-0 Decision to RocketNov 9, 2019
The AHL’s Cleveland Monsters fell to the Laval Rocket 4-0 on Saturday night at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. With the loss, the Monsters are now 8-5-0-1 and are currently in fifth place in the AHL’s North Division standings with 17 points.
Laval’s Kevin Lynch scored the lone goal of the first period before Matthew Peca doubled the Rocket’s lead in the second. In the final period, Alex Belzile secured the win for the Rocket after scoring two empty-net goals. Laval’s backstop Charlie Lindgren made 25 saves in in his first shutout of the season while Cleveland’s Veini Vehvilainen made 25 saves in the loss.
|CLE||25||0/6||4/4||25 min / 7 inf|
|LAV||29||0/4||6/6||39 min / 10 inf|
Cleveland Record: 8-5-0-1, 5th North Division
Laval Record: 9-5-1-0, 1st North Division
The Monsters host the Grand Rapids Griffins on Tuesday with a 7:00 p.m. puck drop at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Follow the games with full coverage on ALT 99.1, AHLTV and the Monsters Hockey Network.
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