Big third period secures Monsters 4-1 win over IceHogs

March 13, 2022

The Cleveland Monsters defeated the Rockford IceHogs 4-1 Sunday night at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. With the win, the Monsters are now 21-23-6-4 and currently sit seventh in the AHL North Division standings.

After a scoreless first half, Tyler Sikura landed a tally at 12:02 of the middle frame on assists from Cole Cassels and Angle Tyler giving the Monsters a 1-0 lead after 40 minutes. Rockford’s Josiah Slavin scored just 50 seconds from the start of the third period, but Sikura scored his second goal of the night unassisted at 7:20 to regain the lead. Kevin Stenlund added a countdown 11 seconds later from the streams of Jake Christiansen and Cole Clayton extending Cleveland’s lead followed by Tristan Mullin end the evening with an empty net goal at 16:22 assisted by Cassels and Billy Sweezey bringing the final score to 4-1.

from Cleveland Jet Greaves made 24 saves for the win while Rockford’s Collin Delia made 25 saves in the loss.

The Monsters host a rematch against the Rockford IceHogs on Tuesday, March 15 for a 7:00 p.m. puck drop at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Follow the match with full coverage on FOX Sports 1:50 p.m. “The Player”, AHLTV and the Monsters Hockey Network.

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Rating:

1st

2nd

3rd

TO

SO

Final

KEY

0

1

3

4

RFD

0

0

1

1

Shootouts/special teams:

Blows

polypropylene

package

GIP

KEY

29

0/3

3/3

11 min / 4 in

RFD

25

0/3

3/3

11 min / 4 in

Goalkeepers:

Goalkeeper

Results

Save

Georgia

Disk

KEY

Leggings

O

24

1

9-6-1

RFD

Delia

I

25

3

10-9-2

Cleveland record: 21-23-6-4, 7th Division North

Rockford record: 23-23-3-1, 4th Central Division

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