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Monsters Pick up a Point in 3-2 Overtime Loss to Americans

November 15, 2019 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Cleveland Monsters News Release

Cleveland Monsters goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks
Cleveland Monsters goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks
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CLEVELAND - 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.


1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final

CLE 1 0 1 0 - 2

ROC 0 2 0 1 - 3

Shots/Special Teams:


CLE 27 0/3 2/3 6 min / 3 inf

ROC 23 1/3 3/3 6 min / 3 inf


Goaltender Outcome Saves GA Record

CLE Kivlenieks OT 20 3 5-2-1

ROC Johansson W 25 2 4-2-2

Cleveland Record: 8-6-1-1, 5th North Division

Rochester Record: 9-3-1-2, 1st North Division

Next Game:

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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Cleveland Monsters goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks
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