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Monsters pick up point in 2-1 shootout loss to Stars

Monsters pick up point in 2-1 shootout loss to Stars

Apr 29, 2021

The Cleveland Monsters fell in a shootout to the Texas Stars 2-1 on Thursday night at H-E-B Center at Cedar Park. With the shootout loss, the Monsters are now 13-7-1-1 and are currently in second place in the AHL’s Central Division standings.

 

Following a scoreless first period, the Stars took a 1-0 lead with the lone goal of the middle frame from Joseph Cecconi at the two minute mark. Cleveland fought back in the final frame tying the game at 1-1 after Cliff Pu notched a tally at 16:18 off feeds from Tyler Angle and Wyatt Newpower forcing overtime. Despite scoring chances in the extra frame, Nikita Scherbak recorded the lone shootout goal for Texas bringing the final score to 2-1.

 

Cleveland’s Brad Thiessen made 25 saves in defeat while Texas’ Adam Scheel stopped 39 shots for the victory.

 

The Monsters faceoff against the Texas Stars again on Saturday, May 1, with an 8:00 p.m. puck drop at H-E-B Center at Cedar Park.  Follow the games with full coverage on FOX Sports 1350AM ‘The Gambler’, AHLTV and the Monsters Hockey Network.

 

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Scoring:

 

1st

2nd

3rd

OT

SO

Final

CLE

0

0

1

0

0

1

TEX

0

1

0

0

1

2

 

Shots/Special Teams:

 

Shots

PP

PK

PIM

CLE

40

0/4

5/5

32 min / 9 inf

TEX

27

0/5

4/4

20 min / 7 inf

 

Goaltenders:

 

Goaltender

Outcome

Saves

GA

Record

CLE

Thiessen

OT

25

1

4-4-2

TEX

Scheel

W

39

1

2-4-0

Cleveland Record: 13-7-1-1, 2nd Central Division

Texas Record: 13-15-2-0, 5th Central Division

 

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