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Monsters tripped up in 5-1 loss to Penguins

Monsters tripped up in 5-1 loss to Penguins

Jan 24, 2022

The Cleveland Monsters fell to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 5-1 on Monday night at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. With the loss, the Monsters are now 13-13-4-3 and are currently in sixth place in the AHL’s North Division standings.

 

The Penguins scored three goals in the opening period from Matt Bartowski at 6:07, Felix Robert at 16:27 and Kyle Olson at 19:37 leaving the Monsters trailing 3-0 after 20 minutes. Wilkes-Barre’s Anthony Angello and Kasper Bjorkqvist extended the lead with tallies at 4:52 and 13:59 of the second period. Justin Scott snapped the shutout bid with a marker at 2:53 of the final frame off a feed from Tristan Mullin but the Monsters fell by a final score of 5-1.

 

Cleveland’s Jet Greaves made 12 saves in relief of Jean-Francois Berube who had 6 stops in defeat while Wilkes-Barre’s Alex D’Orio made 20 saves for the victory.  

 

The Monsters continue their road trip with a visit to the Syracuse Crunch on Wednesday, January 26, for an 7:00 p.m. puck drop at Upstate Medical University Arena. 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

0

0

1

-

-

1

WBS

3

2

0

-

-

5

 

Shots/Special Teams:

 

Shots

PP

PK

PIM

CLE

32

0/3

2/2

4 min / 2 inf

WBS

23

0/2

3/3

6 min / 3 inf

 

Goaltenders:

 

Goaltender

Outcome

Saves

GA

Record

CLE

Berube

L

6

3

4-7-3

CLE

Greaves

ND

12

2

3-3-0

WBS

D’Orio

W

31

1

3-5-0

Cleveland Record: 13-13-4-3, 6th North Division

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Record: 14-16-1-3, 7th Atlantic Division

 

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