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Monsters lose first outdoor game in shootout

By Doug Plagens, Special to WFNY John Saraya/Lake Erie Monsters Defenseman Matt Hunwick forced overtime in the first outdoor game in Lake Erie Monsters history when he scored with under one second remaining in the third period. The Monsters (12-11-0-2), however, fell to the Rochester Americans (12-10-2-2) 5-4 in a shootout Friday night at the Frozen Frontier at Frontier Field in...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Monsters top division-leading Marlies, 2-1

By Doug Plagens, Special to WFNY Defenceman Matt Hunwick’s shorthanded goal in the third period pushed the Lake Erie Monsters (11-9-0-1) past the North Division-leading Toronto Marlies (12-8-1-0) by a 2-1 score Thursday night at Quicken Loans Arena.  Hunwick, along with left wing Bryan Lerg, scored for the Monsters, while Calvin Pickard earned the win in net against Toronto,...
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December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Monsters get third-period revenge over Barons

By Doug Plagens, Special to WFNY Center Garrett Meurs’ goal with just over five minutes remaining in the third period was the eventual game-winning goal, as the Lake Erie Monsters (9-7-0-1) topped the Oklahoma City Barons (8-8-0-1) by a 5-3 score Fridaynight at Quicken Loans Arena before a crowd of 8,770.  Meurs had an assist to go along with his goal, while Joey Hishon had a...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

OKC tops Lake Erie with four-goal third period

By Doug Plagens, Special to WFNY A four-goal third period for the Oklahoma City Barons halted a comeback attempt for the Lake Erie Monsters (8-7-0-1), who fell 6-1 to the Barons Thursday night at Quicken Loans Arena.  Colin Smith tied the game with a  power play goal in the second period, but Oklahoma City followed Smith’s tally with five unanswered goals. After a scoreless...
Via Waiting For Next Year
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Monsters top Marlies for second straight win

By Doug Plagens, Special to WFNY Three unanswered goals and a perfect penalty kill lifted the Lake Erie Monsters (7-6-0-0) to a 3-1 win over the Toronto Marlies (6-6-1-0) Thursday night at Quicken Loans Arena. Goalkeeper Calvin Pickard stopped 28 shots and Paul Carey picked up a goal and an assist in the Monsters victory; their second straight win. This win also puts the Monsters...
Via Waiting For Next Year
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Monsters blank Comets in first-ever meeting

By Doug Plagens, Special to WFNY Goalkeeper Calvin Pickard stopped 21 shots and four different goal scorers chipped in, as the Lake Erie Monsters (5-5-0-0) topped the Utica Comets (0-8-1-1) by a 4-0 score Thursday night within Quicken Loans Arena.  Colin Smith and Trevor Cheek scored their first professional goals in the Monsters’ win, while David van der Gulik and Andrew Agozzino...
Via Waiting For Next Year
November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Too little, too late as Monsters fall to Griffins

By Sarah Jamieson, Special to WFNY The Lake Erie Monsters (4-5-0-0) came within a goal with 45 seconds left in regulation, but the Grand Rapids Griffins (6-2-1-1) held off the comeback attempt, as the Monsters fell to the Griffins 6-4 Friday night in Quicken Loans Arena. Forward Bryan Lerg scored and picked up an assist for the Monsters, while center Paul Carey registered a pair...
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November 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Heat end Monsters’ two-game winning streak

By Sarah Jamieson, Special to WFNY Left wing Bryan Lerg netted his team-leading fifth goal of the season, but it would not be enough to lift the Lake Erie Monsters (3-4-0-0) over the Abbotsford Heat (4-3-0-1) on Friday night.  The Monsters fell in Abbotsford by a 4-2 score, ending their win streak at two games.  It also ended goaltender Sami Aittokallio’s bid for a third consecutive...
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October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Cleveland knocks off the Heat as late-game heroics lead to Monsters’ first win

By Sarah Jamieson, Special to WFNY Cleveland’s own Lake Erie Monsters secured their first win of the season thanks to Stefan Elliott’s late goal and Calvin Pickard’s highlight-reel save with three seconds remaining. The 3-2 victory over the Abbotsford Heat (1-1-0-0) Saturday night at Quicken Loans Arena takes the Monster to 1-1 on the year. After losing to Abbotsford the previous...
Via Waiting For Next Year
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Monsters drop Home Opener after rough second period

By Sarah Jamieson, Special to WFNY Despite leading after the first period, the Lake Erie Monsters (0-1-0-0) fell 5-2 to the Abbotsford Heat (1-0-0-0) before 12,123 fans at Quicken Loans Arena Friday night, due in part to giving up three goals in the second period. The game marked the season opener for both teams. Monsters captain Bryan Lerg, whose season was cut short after only...
Via Waiting For Next Year
October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Scranton shuts out Connecticut

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 3, Connecticut Whale 0 Wilkes-Barre, PA, April 7, 2012 – Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins goaltender Scott Munroe shut out the Connecticut Whale for the third time on the season, and second in just over a week, Saturday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, making 27 saves in a 3-0 Penguin win. Munroe also blanked the Whale last Friday night...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
April 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 3, Connecticut Whale 0

Wilkes-Barre, PA, April 7, 2012 – Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins goaltender Scott Munroe shut out the Connecticut Whale for the third time on the season, and second in just over a week, Saturday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza, making 27 saves in a 3-0 Penguin win. Munroe also blanked the Whale last Friday night in Hartford, with 32 stops in another 3-2 verdict....
Via Sox and Dawgs
April 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Whale Fall Again, Losing Streak At Ten

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 3, Connecticut Whale 2 (OT) By Brian Ring Hartford, CT, January 27, 2012 - The Connecticut Whale were defeated by the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 3-2 in overtime, Friday night before 4,163 at the XL Center in Hartford. Ex-Whale Jason Williams scored the overtime game-winner for the Penguins, while Whale goaltender Chad Johnson made 37 saves to...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Whale Fall Again, Losing Streak At Ten

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 3, Connecticut Whale 2 (OT) By Brian Ring Hartford, CT, January 27, 2012 - The Connecticut Whale were defeated by the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 3-2 in overtime, Friday night before 4,163 at the XL Center in Hartford. Ex-Whale Jason Williams scored the overtime game-winner for the Penguins, while Whale goaltender Chad Johnson made 37 saves to...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Whale Fall Again, Losing Streak At Ten

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 3, Connecticut Whale 2 (OT) By Brian Ring Hartford, CT, January 27, 2012 - The Connecticut Whale were defeated by the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 3-2 in overtime, Friday night before 4,163 at the XL Center in Hartford. Ex-Whale Jason Williams scored the overtime game-winner for the Penguins, while Whale goaltender Chad Johnson made 37 saves to...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Whale Fall Again, Losing Streak At Ten

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 3, Connecticut Whale 2 (OT) By Brian Ring Hartford, CT, January 27, 2012 - The Connecticut Whale were defeated by the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 3-2 in overtime, Friday night before 4,163 at the XL Center in Hartford. Ex-Whale Jason Williams scored the overtime game-winner for the Penguins, while Whale goaltender Chad Johnson made 37 saves to...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Whale Fall Again, Losing Streak At Ten

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 3, Connecticut Whale 2 (OT) By Brian Ring Hartford, CT, January 27, 2012 - The Connecticut Whale were defeated by the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 3-2 in overtime, Friday night before 4,163 at the XL Center in Hartford. Ex-Whale Jason Williams scored the overtime game-winner for the Penguins, while Whale goaltender Chad Johnson made 37 saves to...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Whale Fall Again, Losing Streak At Ten

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 3, Connecticut Whale 2 (OT) By Brian Ring Hartford, CT, January 27, 2012 - The Connecticut Whale were defeated by the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 3-2 in overtime, Friday night before 4,163 at the XL Center in Hartford. Ex-Whale Jason Williams scored the overtime game-winner for the Penguins, while Whale goaltender Chad Johnson made 37 saves to...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Whale Fall Again, Losing Streak At Ten

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 3, Connecticut Whale 2 (OT) By Brian Ring Hartford, CT, January 27, 2012 - The Connecticut Whale were defeated by the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 3-2 in overtime, Friday night before 4,163 at the XL Center in Hartford. Ex-Whale Jason Williams scored the overtime game-winner for the Penguins, while Whale goaltender Chad Johnson made 37 saves to...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Whale Fall Again, Losing Streak At Ten

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 3, Connecticut Whale 2 (OT) By Brian Ring Hartford, CT, January 27, 2012 - The Connecticut Whale were defeated by the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 3-2 in overtime, Friday night before 4,163 at the XL Center in Hartford. Ex-Whale Jason Williams scored the overtime game-winner for the Penguins, while Whale goaltender Chad Johnson made 37 saves to...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Whale Fall Again, Losing Streak At Ten

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 3, Connecticut Whale 2 (OT) By Brian Ring Hartford, CT, January 27, 2012 - The Connecticut Whale were defeated by the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 3-2 in overtime, Friday night before 4,163 at the XL Center in Hartford. Ex-Whale Jason Williams scored the overtime game-winner for the Penguins, while Whale goaltender Chad Johnson made 37 saves to...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Whale Fall Again, Losing Streak At Ten

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 3, Connecticut Whale 2 (OT) By Brian Ring Hartford, CT, January 27, 2012 - The Connecticut Whale were defeated by the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 3-2 in overtime, Friday night before 4,163 at the XL Center in Hartford. Ex-Whale Jason Williams scored the overtime game-winner for the Penguins, while Whale goaltender Chad Johnson made 37 saves to...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Whale Fall Again, Losing Streak At Ten

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 3, Connecticut Whale 2 (OT) By Brian Ring Hartford, CT, January 27, 2012 - The Connecticut Whale were defeated by the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 3-2 in overtime, Friday night before 4,163 at the XL Center in Hartford. Ex-Whale Jason Williams scored the overtime game-winner for the Penguins, while Whale goaltender Chad Johnson made 37 saves to...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
January 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 3, Connecticut Whale 2 (OT)

By Brian Ring Hartford, CT, January 27, 2012 - The Connecticut Whale were defeated by the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 3-2 in overtime, Friday night before 4,163 at the XL Center in Hartford. Ex-Whale Jason Williams scored the overtime game-winner for the Penguins, while Whale goaltender Chad Johnson made 37 saves to keep the Whale in the game. Jonathan Audy-Marchessault and...
Via Sox and Dawgs
January 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Baby Pens centers run hot and cold

As Bryan Lerg cooled off, Ben Street heated up. The second-year center out of the University of Wisconsin had four goals and seven assists in a seven-game span.
Via Pittsburghlive.com
November 27, 2011  |  Discuss
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