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Monsters Tripped Up in 3-1 loss to Phantoms

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Photo by Luigi Musto

Monsters Official Press Release

CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Monsters fell to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms 3-1 on Tuesday night at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. With the loss, the Monsters are now 14-17-2-2 and are currently in seventh place in the AHL’s North Division standings.

Photo by Luigi Musto

Lehigh Valley’s Ronnie Attard scored a power-play goal at 18:55 of the opening period leaving Cleveland trailing 1-0 heading into the first intermission. The Phantoms notched a tally from Louie Belpedio at 11:29 of the middle frame extending the Monsters deficit to 2-0 after 40 minutes. Lehigh Valley’s Bobby Brink added an empty-net goal at 18:45 of the third period, but Owen Sillinger spoiled the shutout bid at 19:40 off assists from Jake Gaudetand Roman Ahcan bringing the final score to 3-1.

Cleveland’s Jet Greaves made 28 saves in defeat while Lehigh Valley’s Felix Sandstrom stopped 28 shots for the win.

The Monsters host a rematch against the Lehigh Valley Phantoms on Wednesday, January 18, with a 7:00 p.m. puck drop at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Follow the games with full coverage on FOX Sports 1350 ‘The Gambler’, AHLTV and the Monsters Hockey Network.


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  1st 2nd 3rd OT SO Final
CLE 0 0 1 1
LV 1 1 1 3


Shots/Special Teams:

  Shots PP PK PIM
CLE 29 0/6 3/4 13 min / 5 inf
LV 31 1/4 6/6 17 min / 7 inf



  Goaltender Outcome Saves GA Record
CLE Greaves L 28 2 6-7-2
LV Sandstrom W 28 1 3-1-2

Cleveland Record: 14-17-2-2, 7th North Division

Lehigh Valley Record: 17-14-3-2, 5th Atlantic Division

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