Stefan Matteau scored 3:01 into overtime as the Cleveland Monsters rallied past the Toronto Marlies 5-4 on Saturday afternoon in American Hockey League action.
Kole Sherwood struck twice and Trey Fix-Wolansky added a goal as Cleveland (20-20-4) came back from a 3-1 deficit late in the first period. Derek Barach also scored.
Veini Vehvilainen stopped 7-of-10 shots in 15:25 of work before getting pulled in favour of Matiss Kivlenieks, who turned aside 29-of-30 shots in relief.
Tanner MacMaster’s goal led to Vehvilainen getting pulled and gave Toronto (21-17-5) its 3-1 lead. Ben Harpur and Nic Petan also scored in the first period, while Kenny Agostino’s late third-period goal tied it 4-4.
Joseph Woll made 19 saves for the Marlies, the AHL affiliate of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
The Monsters were 1 for 4 on the power play and the Marlies could not score on five man advantages.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 25, 2020.