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Monsters grab point in 2-1 overtime loss to Griffins

Monsters grab point in 2-1 overtime loss to Griffins

Feb 23, 2022

The Cleveland Monsters fell to the Grand Rapids Griffins 2-1 in overtime on Wednesday night at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. With the overtime loss, the Monsters are now 15-21-6-3 and are currently in seventh place in the AHL’s North Division standings.

 

The Griffins took the lead in the first period after a goal from Chase Pearson at 6:52 sending the Monsters to the first intermission trailing 1-0. Following a scoreless second period, Tristan Mullin tied the game with a marker at 5:47 of the final frame off helpers from Tyler Angle and Emil Bemstrom forcing overtime. Brian Lashoff grabbed the game-winning goal for Grand Rapids at 3:37 of the extra frame bringing the final score to 2-1.

 

Cleveland’s Cam Johnson made 22 saves in defeat while Grand Rapids’ Calvin Pickard made 33 saves for the victory.  

 

The Monsters welcome the Lehigh Valley Phantoms on Friday, February 25, for a 7:00 p.m. puck drop at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. 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

0

1

0

-

1

GR

1

0

0

1

-

2

 

Shots/Special Teams:

 

Shots

PP

PK

PIM

CLE

34

0/1

2/2

4 min / 2 inf

GR

24

0/2

1/1

2 min / 1 inf

Goaltenders:

 

Goaltender

Outcome

Saves

GA

Record

CLE

Johnson

OT

22

2

2-3-2

GR

Pickard

W

33

1

17-11-5-1

Cleveland Record: 15-21-6-3, 7th North Division

Grand Rapids Record: 21-19-5-2, 5th Central Division

 

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