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Monsters Finish Strong in 5-3 Win Over Wolves

Monsters Finish Strong in 5-3 Win Over Wolves

Nov 21, 2019

The AHL’s Cleveland Monsters beat the Chicago Wolves 5-3 on Thursday night at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. With the win, the Monsters are now 9-7-1-1 and are currently in sixth place in the AHL’s North Division standings with 20 points.

 

The Monsters and Wolves traded goals through the opening period starting with Tye McGinn for Chicago followed by Andrew Peeke tying the game for Cleveland. The Wolves had a temporary lead following Jake Leschyshyn’s tally, but Kevin Stenlund scored a goal to even things at two apiece. The back-and-forth continued into the middle frame with Adam Clendening notching a marker for Cleveland before Chicago responded with a tally from Brandon Pirri.  The Monsters scored two goals in the third period to secure the win from Derek Barach and Sam Vigneault. Matiss Kivlenieks stopped 24 shots to help provide Cleveland the win while Chicago’s Oscar Dansk made 34 stops in the loss.

Scoring:

  1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final
CLE 2 1 2 - - 5
CHI 2 1 0 - - 3

 

SHOTS/SPECIAL TEAMS:

  Shots PP PK PIM
CLE 39 0/2 2/2 4 min / 2 inf
CHI 27 0/2 2/2 4 min / 2 inf

 

Goaltenders:

  Goaltender Outcome Saves GA Record
CLE Kivlenieks W 24 3 6-1-2
CHI Dansk L 34 5 3-5-0

 

Cleveland Record: 9-7-1-1, 6th North Division

Chicago Record: 8-11-1-0, 6th Central Division

 

GAME SHEET GAME PHOTOS GAME HIGHLIGHTS*

 

Next Game:

The Monsters host the Chicago Wolves for a rematch on Friday with a 7:00 p.m. puck drop at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Follow the games with full coverage on SportsTime Ohio, ALT 99.1, AHLTV and the Monsters Hockey Network.

 

Social Media:

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