Monsters Start Back To Back Road Trip In Adirondack
MATCHUP Tonight begins a set of back-to-back road matchups for the Lake Erie Monsters (31-28-8-4) against the Adirondack Flames (34-29-6-2), as the puck is set to drop tonight at 7:00 p.m. at the Glens Falls Civic Center. The two teams have not met since mid-November, when Adirondack notched back-to-back wins over the Monsters at Quicken Loans Arena; one in regulation, and one in a shootout. The Monsters are coming off a 5-1 home loss to Rochester on Thursday, and Adirondack played in Utica last night, topping the Comets 3-2. The Monsters enter Saturday two points behind the Flames in the standings, with each team currently battling for a playoff spot.
LAST TIME OUT Tomas Vincour scored the Monsters lone goal on Thursday in the first period, and Rochester scored the next five goals in the game to secure a 5-1 win. Rochester notched four goals in the third period to seal the Monsters defeat. Colin Smith's assist gave him points in back-to-back games, and Chris Bigras registered his first professional point on a first period assist.
WHO TO WATCH: MONSTERS Andrew Agozzino had back-to-back games with two goals prior to Thursday's game. Agozzino has two assists in two games against Adirondack this season.
WHO TO WATCH: FLAMES Ken Agostino was held without a point last night, but he has four goals and seven assists for 11 points over his last six games for the Flames.
TUNE IN Catch all of tonight's action, live from Glens Falls, New York, beginning at 7:00 p.m. and airing live on AM 1420 'The Answer' with Doug Plagens on the play-by-play.