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JJ Peterka’s hat trick not enough as Amerks fall to Monsters, 5-4

The Rochester Americans battled back from a four-goal deficit, but fell just short to the Cleveland Monsters on Friday night at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.

JJ Peterka recored a hat trick in Rochester’s 5-4 loss. He scored one in the first and two in the second. Josh Teves scored the other goal for the Amerks.

Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen stopped 29-of-34 shots in the loss.


Robbie Payne tallied twice for Cleveland while Cole Cassels, Jake Christiansen and Cole Fonstad also netted goals.

Cam Johnson turned aside 38-of-42 shots to earn the victory.

Rochester finished 0-for-4 on the power play and 1-for-3 on the penalty kill.

The two teams will square off again on Saturday night at 7 p.m.



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