Fresno Monsters Weekly Recap & News

Jan 20, 2011 | 2011 Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Sports

by Fresno Monsters

MONSTERS WEEKLY – Fresno Monsters Hockey

Posted January 20

WEEKEND RECAP
@ Texas Tornado – Dr. Pepper Arena – Frisco, TX

TUESDAY, 1/11/2011: The Monsters dropped a close contest to the Texas Tornado by a final score of 4-2. The Tornado scored the last goal of the night with an empty net. Fresno stopped all 6 of Texas’ power play opportunities.

SATURDAY, 1/15/2011: Fresno dropped another close one to the Texas Tornado, this time in overtime by a score of 4-3. Fresno kept Texas’ special teams off the board for the second-straight game, this time the Tornado went 0-9 on the power play.

WSHL Monsters News: The WSHL Fresno Monsters swept the Bakersfield Jr. Condors last weekend in impressive fashion, winning Friday 8-1, 11-1 on Saturday, and 12-3 on Sunday. Fresno remains in 2nd place with a record of 23-6-2 for 48 points, 5 points behind the 1st place Idaho Jr. Steelheads.

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT

WILLIE HESS: Hess scored a goal Friday and an assist in Saturday night’s game against the Texas Tornado. He leads the Monsters in goals with 16 this season.

MATT COLEMAN: Coleman continues to rack up the points this season. He scored a shorthanded goal and an assist in Saturday’s game against Texas. Coleman has 4 goals and 4 assists for 8 points in 9 games with the Monsters this season.

JORDAN LOVICK: Lovick had a three-point night on Saturday against the Tornado with a goal and two assists, including an assist on Matt Coleman’s shorthanded goal.

UPCOMING EVENTS
FRESNO MONSTERS AT SELLAND ARENA IN DOWNTOWN FRESNO!

Friday, January 21st : Go Monster Green Night!
WSHL Monsters vs. Long Beach Bombers – 3:30pm, Doors open at 3
NAHL Monsters vs. Wenatchee Wild – 7:35pm
Get two games for the price of one! Tickets start at just $3.
Saturday, January 22nd: American Cancer Society’s Relay at the Rink!
WSHL Monsters vs. Long Beach Bombers – 3:30pm, Doors open at 3
NAHL Monsters vs. Wenatchee Wild – 7:35pm
Live NAHL post-game jersey auction to benefit American Cancer Society
Get two games for the price of one! Tickets start at just $3.
If you can’t make it to the game, watch the NAHL action live on nahl.fasthockey.com.

Check out the interview with Monsters coach/GM Eric Ballard in KRL. And check back here for more Fresno Monsters updates!

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