Monsters Pick Up Point in Overtime Loss to AmericansNov 15, 2019
The AHL’s Cleveland Monsters fell in a 3-2 loss to the Rochester Americans on Friday night at Blue Cross Arena. With the overtime loss, the Monsters are now 8-6-1-1 and are currently in fifth place in the AHL’s North Division standings with 18 points.
Zac Dalpe scored a shorthanded goal in the first period to give Cleveland the early lead, but Rochester answered with a pair of goals in the middle frame from Lawrence Pilut followed by Jean-Sebastien Dea on the power play. Ryan MacInnis notched the tying marker with just over a minute to play to give the Monsters a point in the standings, but Americans’ Andrew Oglevie scored under a minute into the overtime to secure the win. Cleveland’s Matiss Kivlenieks stopped 20 shots in the overtime loss while Rochester backstop Jonas Johansson had 25 saves for the win.
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Cleveland Record: 8-6-1-1, 5th North Division
Rochester Record: 9-3-1-2, 1st North Division
The Monsters head to face the Syracuse Crunch on Saturday with a 7:00 p.m. puck drop at Onondaga County War Memorial Arena. Follow the games with full coverage on ALT 99.1, AHLTV and the Monsters Hockey Network.
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