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Monsters Win Fourth Straight in 5-1 Victory over Marlies

November 26, 2021 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Cleveland Monsters News Release


CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Monsters beat the Toronto Marlies 5-1 on Friday night at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. With the win, the Monsters are now 9-3-1-3 and are currently in second place in the AHL's North Division standings.

Brett Gallant notched the first tally of the night at 16:25 of the opening frame with helpers from Kevin Stenlund and Jake Christiansen to get the Monsters on the board. Tyler Sikura doubled the score with a marker at 19:12 off assists from Stenlund and Liam Foudy sending Cleveland to the first intermission leading 2-0. The Marlies cut the lead in half after a power-play marker from Joey Anderson at 10:05 of the second period making it 2-1 after forty minutes. Cleveland quickly began to build on the lead in the third period beginning with Foudy scoring an unassisted goal at 2:44 followed by Christiansen adding a tally at 7:10 with helpers from Dillon Simpson and Stenlund. Trey Fix-Wolansky grabbed the final marker of the night on the man advantage at 9:19 off assists from Brendan Gaunce and Christiansen securing the 5-1 victory.

Cleveland's Daniil Tarasov made 35 saves for the victory while Toronto's Michael Hutchinson made 28 saves in defeat.

The Monsters make a quick turnaround to visit the Toronto Marlies on Saturday, November 27, for a 4:00 p.m. puck drop at Coca-Cola Coliseum. Follow the games 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 2 0 3 - - 5

TOR 0 1 0 - - 1

Shots/Special Teams:

Shots PP PK PIM

CLE 33 1/2 3/4 17 min / 7 inf

TOR 36 1/4 1/2 13 min / 5 inf

Goaltenders:

Goaltender Outcome Saves GA Record

CLE Tarasov W 35 1 5-2-2

TOR Hutchinson L 28 5 2-2-2

Cleveland Record: 9-3-1-3, 2nd North Division

Toronto Record: 8-5-1-1, 4th North Division


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