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Monsters offense on display in 6-1 win over Phantoms

Monsters offense on display in 6-1 win over Phantoms

Apr 27, 2022

The Cleveland Monsters beat the Lehigh Valley Phantoms 6-1 on Wednesday at PPL Center. With the win, the Monsters are now 28-34-8-5 and are currently in seventh place in the AHL’s North Division standings.

 

Tristan Mullin opened the scoring at 4:59 of the first period after knocking home a rebound from Justin Scott but Lehigh Valley’s Adam Johnson responded with a tally at 14:43 tying the game 1-1 after 20 minutes. Tyler Sikura extended his point streak to five games with a marker at 12:29 of the middle frame off assists from Jake Christiansen and Robbie Payne. Cleveland added two more after Tim Berni scored a goal at 14:30 with helpers from Owen Sillinger and Trey Fix-Wolansky followed by a power-play tally from Cole Fonstad at 18:12 assisted by Scott and Payne pushing the lead to 3-1 heading into the final intermission. The Monsters offense continued after Fonstad recorded his second man-advantage goal of the night at 11:47 of the third period off feeds from Fix-Wolanksy and Christiansen. Cole Cassels added marker at 17:25 with helpers from Mullin and Berni bringing the final score to 6-1.

 

Cleveland’s Jet Greaves made 23 stops to secure the win while Lehigh Valley’s Pat Nagle made 36 saves in defeat.

 

The Monsters will host the Grand Rapids Griffins on Saturday, April 30, at 7:00 p.m. at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse for Fan Salute Night in the final game of the season. The first 5,000 fans receive a retro video game inspired t-shirt courtesy of Medical Mutual. 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

1

3

2

-

-

6

LHV

1

0

0

-

-

1

 

Shots/Special Teams:

 

Shots

PP

PK

PIM

CLE

42

2/3

2/2

9 min / 3 inf

LHV

24

0/2

1/3

11 min / 4 inf

 

Goaltenders:

 

Goaltender

Outcome

Saves

GA

Record

CLE

Greaves

W

23

1

12-11-2

LHV

Nagle

L

36

6

10-6-6

Cleveland Record: 28-34-8-5, 7th North Division

Lehigh Valley Record: 28-32-10-5, 8th Atlantic Division

 

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