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Monsters Head Back to Binghamton for a Rematch

Monsters Head Back to Binghamton for a Rematch

Jan 14, 2020

In the second of four meetings between the two teams this season, the Cleveland Monsters, affiliate of the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets, drop the puck vs. the Binghamton Devils, AHL affiliate of the NHL’s New Jersey Devils, on Wednesday with full coverage, live from Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena in Binghamton, NY, underway at 7:00 pm on Alt 99.1, AHLTV and the Monsters Hockey Network.

 

MONSTERS PRE-SCOUT: Following a 0-2 road loss to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms on Sunday, the Cleveland Monsters enter tonight’s game at 17-18-1-2 on the season. With 37 points, the Monsters currently rank seventh in the AHL’s North Division standings and 13th in the Eastern Conference. Cleveland is currently led in scoring by D Adam Clendening (6-23-29), LW Nathan Gerbe (8-17-25) and C Stefan Matteau (9-11-20).

 

DEVILS PRE-SCOUT: Following a 6-5 home shootout win over the Syracuse Crunch on Sunday, the Binghamton Devils enter tonight’s game at 16-17-4-0 on the season. With 36 points, the Devils currently rank eighth in the AHL’s North Division standings and 14th in the Eastern Conference. Binghamton is currently led in scoring by C Ben Street (13-20-33), C Brett Seney (13-15-28) and RW Joey Anderson (9-19-28).

 

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES: Wednesday marks the second of four meetings between the Monsters and Devils this season and the second of two tilts between the two clubs at Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena this year. So far this season, the Monsters are 0-1-0-0 vs. the Devils both overall and on the road with a -3 goal differential (2/5) in both scenarios.

 

MONSTERS GOALTENDERS:

80 Matiss Kivlenieks OVERALL 15 GP, (7-6-2), 1 SO, 3.04 GAA, .894 S%
  LAST APP.  (37/41) in 1-5 L vs CHA 12/28/19
  HEAD-TO-HEAD N/A
  ON THE ROAD 9 GP, (3-4-2), 0 SO, 3.83 GAA, .871 S%
39 Brad Thiessen OVERALL 1 GP, (1-0-0), 0 SO, 4.00 GAA, .875 S%
  LAST APP.  (14/15) in 0-2 L at LV 1/12/20
  HEAD-TO-HEAD N/A
  ON THE ROAD 1 GP, (0-1-0), 0 SO, 1.03 GAA, .933 S%

DEVILS GOALTENDERS:

31 Gilles Senn  OVERALL 15 GP, (7-5-2), 0 SO, 3.06 GAA, .891 S%
  LAST APP.      (25/30) in 6-5 SOW vs SYR 1/12/20
  HEAD-TO-HEAD N/A
  AT HOME 3 GP, (0-2-1), 0 SO, 4.69 GAA, .851 S%
31 Evan Cormier           OVERALL 9 GP, (1-7-1), 0 SO, 3.61 GAA, .881 S%
  LAST APP.      (16/20) in 2-5 L at SYR 12/21/19
  HEAD-TO-HEAD N/A
  AT HOME 3 GP, (0-2-1), 0 SO, 4.69 GAA, .851 S%

 

KEYS TO SUCCESS:

  • AWESOME ADAM: Monsters D Adam Clendening currently ranks in the AHL’s top-five among defensemen in points (29,3rd), goals (6, T6th), assists (23, 3rd), power-play assists (11, T3rd) and power-play points (12, T5th) and has 13 points (1G, 12A) to his credit in his past nine appearances.
  • POINT-PER-GAME PERFORMERS: Cleveland’s roster currently features three players scoring at a point-per-game or better pace in their past several appearances; D Adam Clendening (1-12-13 in his last nine GP), D Dillon Simpson (1-3-4 in his last four GP) and LW Calvin Thurkauf (2-3-5 in his last four GP).
  • BANGED UP: The Monsters are currently without the following players, all battling injuries: D Ryan Collins (lower-body injury, 24 games out), RW Dan DeSalvo (upper-body injury, four games out), RW Bryan Moore (lower-body injury, 38 games out), C Zac Dalpe (lower-body injury, 20 games out), LW Markus Hannikainen (lower-body injury, ten games out) and D Anton Karlsson (lower-body injury, two game out).
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