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Preview: Keys to Taking Down the Moose

The Cleveland Monsters and Manitoba Moose play tonight at 7pm.

Photo Credit: John Saraya./Cleveland Monsters

Manitoba Moose at Cleveland Monsters

Friday, February 9th, 2018

7pm est

Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, Ohio

Radio: 99x(99.1); 99x Online

Twitter: @ManitobaMoose , @Monstershockey

Cleveland Monsters, 14-24-4-3, 35 points, .389 win%, 7th Central, 15th West


Manitoba Moose, 31-11-3-3, 68 points, .708 win%, 1st Central, 1st West

The Cleveland Monsters and Manitoba Moose faceoff tonight at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Both teams are riding a two-game lose streak heading into tonight’s tilt.

The Moose are the better team in this matchup but have been on a bit of a cold streak.

Keys to tonight’s game:

  • Defend the crease. The Monsters need to box players out of the crease. They need to make it difficult for the Moose to charge the net.
  • Roll all four lines and play multiple units on special teams. This will keep the Monsters from getting tired.
  • Stay calm.When a Moose senses fear or anxiety, it is game over. They will jump at the chance to pull momentum their way.

Joonas Korpisalo will likely start for the Monsters tonight.

Eric Comrie was called up to the Winnipeg Jets from the Moose to backup Connor Hellebuyck. In response to this call up, the Moose signed netminder Jake Hildebrand for the forseeable future. It is not known if Hildebrand will see ice time tonight or Sunday.

Season Records - Manitoba Moose - Cleveland Monsters - 02.09.2018

Season Series

10/13/2017 - Monsters (4) at Moose (3) – preview - recap

10/15/2017 – Monsters (1) at Moose (4) – preview - recap

11/30/2017 – Monsters (1) at Moose (7)preview - recap

12/02/2017 – Monsters (0) at Moose (4)preview - recap





Stats Matchup

Stats Matchup - Manitoba Moose vs Cleveland Monsters - 02.09.2018

On This Date

On February 9th, the Monsters have a record of 2-0-0-1. Both wins were at home.

Three goals were scored in each game that took place on this date.