WorSharks Lose To Monarchs, 4-1

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, December 11, 2010 - Save & Share - Leave a Comment

The Worcester Sharks got 46 shots on goal but could put only one past Monarchs goaltender Martin Jones in a 4-1 loss Friday night to the Manchester Monarchs at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire. Matt Irwin got the lone goal for Worcester, with Sean Sullivan and Andrew Desjardins assisting on the power play tally. Alex Stalock made 21 saves on 25 shots for the WorSharks before being relieved by Carter Hutton half way through the third period. Hutton stopped both shots he faced.

Sharkspage didn’t make the trip to The Granite State, so for folks interested in the particulars they can check out the Worcester Telegram & Gazette where Bill Ballou has his usual game story and (Wor)Sharks’ notes articles. Ian Clark of the New Hampshire Union Leader also has a story on the contest.

You can also check out the WorSharks and Monarchs official sites for more information.

Earlier this week Defenseman Jody Pederson was released from his PTO and was sent back to Elmira, and Jonathan Cheechoo was signed to a second 25 game PTO. Tony Lucia (concussion), Mike Moore (leg), and Frazer McLaren (hip) were the scratches for Worcester.

Worcester 1 0 0 – 1
Manchester 1 1 2 – 4

1st Period-1, Worcester, Irwin 4 (Sullivan, Desjardins), 3:45 (PP). 2, Manchester, Elkins 7 (Azevedo, Kolomatis), 18:29 (PP). Penalties-Voynov Mch (tripping), 0:17; Teubert Mch (slashing), 1:54; Azevedo Mch (tripping), 4:35; Desjardins Wor (slashing), 4:55; Desjardins Wor (slashing), 9:53; Mashinter Wor (delay of game), 17:47.

2nd Period-3, Manchester, King 8 (Voynov, Hickey), 11:08. Penalties-Wingels Wor (interference), 6:40; Clune Mch (slashing), 13:07; Kolomatis Mch (delay of game), 19:12.

3rd Period-4, Manchester, Cliche 6 (King, Voynov), 6:08 (PP). 5, Manchester, Elkins 8 (Clune, Mullen), 7:38. Penalties-Mashinter Wor (tripping), 5:27; Leach Wor (slashing), 14:07.

Shots on Goal-Worcester 10-14-22-46. Manchester 13-8-6-27.
Power Play Opportunities-Worcester 1/5; Manchester 2/6.
Goalies-Worcester, Stalock 12-9-2 (25 shots-21 saves); Hutton 1-0-2 (2 shots-2 saves). Manchester, Jones 7-1-0 (46 shots-45 saves).
Referee-Geno Binda (22). Linesmen-Landon Bathe (80), Joe Andrews (32).

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