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Monsters mount comeback for 4-3 victory over Amerks

Monsters mount comeback for 4-3 victory over Amerks

Nov 12, 2021

The Cleveland Monsters beat the Rochester Americans 4-3 on Friday night at Blue Cross Arena. With the win, the Monsters are now 5-2-1-3 and are currently in second place in the AHL’s North Division standings.

 

The Americans started the scoring after a goal from Mark Jankowski at 9:10 of the opening frame, but Tristan Mullin responded quickly with a tally at 9:41 off feeds from Justin Scott and Billy Sweezey to tie the game. Rochester’s Brett Murray recorded the final marker of the frame at 17:01 sending Cleveland to the first intermission trailing 2-1. Brendan Gaunce notched the lone goal of the middle frame at 18:08 with an assist from Liam Foudy to tie the game 2-2 after forty minutes of play. Amerks’ Jack Quinn picked up a shorthanded tally at 10:58 of the third period, but Justin Danforth converted on the man advantage to tie the game off feeds from Jake Christiansen and Gaunce. Carson Meyer closed out the game after notching a marker at 15:30 with helpers from Tyler Sikura and Tyler Angle securing the 4-3 win for the Monsters.

 

Cleveland’s Daniil Tarasov made 25 saves for the victory while Rochester’s Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen made 39 saves in defeat.

 

The Monsters rematch against the Rochester Americans on Saturday, November 13, for a 6:05 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

1

1

2

-

-

4

ROC

2

0

1

-

-

3

 

Shots/Special Teams:

 

Shots

PP

PK

PIM

CLE

43

1/3

4/4

15 min / 6 inf

ROC

26

0/4

2/3

13 min / 5 inf

 

Goaltenders:

 

Goaltender

Outcome

Saves

GA

Record

CLE

Tarasov

W

23

3

1-2-2

ROC

Luukkonen

L

39

4

3-4-0

Cleveland Record: 5-2-1-3, 2nd North Division

Rochester Record: 6-4-0-0, 3rd North Division

 

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