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Monsters fight comes up short in 3-2 shootout loss to Sens

Monsters fight comes up short in 3-2 shootout loss to Senators

Nov 6, 2021

The Cleveland Monsters fell to the Belleville Senators 3-2 in a shootout on Saturday night at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. With the shootout loss, the Monsters are now 4-2-1-3 and are currently in fifth place in the AHL’s North Division standings.

 

After a scoreless opening frame, Cole Cassels recorded his first goal as a Monster at 8:18 of the second period with an assist from Justin Scott. Belleville’s Roby Jarventie notched a tally at 13:04 of the middle frame sending Cleveland into the final intermission knotted up 1-1. Belleville’s Mark Kastelic converted on a power play at 4:48 of the third, but Brendan Gaunce picked up a man-advantage tally of his own at 17:59 off helpers from Justin Danforth and Tyler Angle to force overtime. Following a scoreless extra frame, Senators’ Jake Lucchini notched the only marker in the shootout bringing the final score to 3-2.

 

Cleveland’s Jean-Francois Berube made 31 saves in defeat while Belleville’s Kevin Mandolese made 27 saves for the victory.

 

The Monsters hit the road to visit the Rochester Americans on Friday, November 12, for a 7:05 p.m. puck drop at Blue Cross Arena. Follow the games 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

1

0

0

2

BEL

0

1

1

0

1

3

 

Shots/Special Teams:

 

Shots

PP

PK

PIM

CLE

29

1/6

5/6

12 min / 6 inf

BEL

34

1/6

5/6

12 min / 6 inf

 

Goaltenders:

 

Goaltender

Outcome

Saves

GA

SOG-S

Record

CLE

Berube

OT

31

2

1-2

3-0-2

BEL

Mandolese

W

27

2

0-3

2-3-0

Cleveland Record: 4-2-1-3, 5th North Division

Belleville Record: 4-6-0-0, 7th North Division

 

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