Monsters Shut Out Devils 3-0Feb 7, 2020
The AHL’s Cleveland Monsters beat the Binghamton Devils 3-0 on Friday night at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. With the win, the Monsters are now 22-22-2-2 and are currently in seventh place in the AHL’s North Division standings with 48 points.
Cleveland’s Derek Barach scored the lone goal of the opening period at 19:12 off feeds from Stefan Matteau and Trey Fix-Wolansky to send the Monsters into the first intermission up 1-0. The Monsters kept the scoring rolling into the second period when Paul Bittner converted on a power-play opportunity at 6:17 with assists from Jakob Lilja and Adam Clendening. Barach secured the win with an empty-net tally at 19:54 of the third period with assits from Anton Karlsson and Dillon Simpson.
Cleveland’s Veini Vehvilainen made 34 saves in victory while Binghamton’s Cory Schneider stopped 17 pucks in defeat.
The Monsters host a rematch with the Binghamton Devils on Sunday afternoon with a 1:00 p.m. puck drop at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Follow the games with full coverage on ALT 99.1, AHLTV and the Monsters Hockey Network.
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|CLE||20||1/2||4/4||12 min / 6 inf|
|BNG||34||0/4||1/2||8 min / 4 inf|
Cleveland Record: 22-22-2-2, 7th North Division
Binghamton Record: 21-22-4-0, 8th North Division
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