‘They laid it on the line. That’s all you can ask.’

The Cleveland Monsters were finally knocked out of the Calder Cup Playoffs on Wednesday night. But they never, ever quit. They went toe-to-toe with the defending champs, and their normally even-keeled coach was left red-eyed and choked up as he tried to find words after a heartbreaking Game 7 loss.

Bears roar into Finals with Game 7 OT win

Garrett Roe scored 7:38 into overtime to send the Hershey Bears back to the Calder Cup Finals with a 3-2 win over the Cleveland Monsters in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference championship series at a sold-out Giant Center on Wednesday night.

Unsinkable Monsters force Game 7 with more late heroics

In his return to the lineup after missing the last 10 games due to injury, defenseman Jake Christiansen scored 17:31 into overtime to give the Cleveland Monsters an improbable 3-2 victory over Hershey in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Monday night.

Monsters still on ropes, but punching back heading into Game 6

Patrick Williams, TheAHL.com Features Writer The numbers say that the Cleveland Monsters probably should not still be playing. But Hershey Bears forward Garrett Roe called this one early. He knew what the Bears were in for. “It’s kind of like a heavyweight bout,” Roe said following Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, in which […]

Monsters mash Bears to extend series again

Captain Brendan Gaunce scored twice during a four-goal second period, propelling the Cleveland Monsters to a 5-1 win and sending the Eastern Conference Finals back to Hershey for a sixth game on Monday.

Monsters hold on in Game 4, extend series

The Cleveland Monsters finally broke through in the Eastern Conference Finals, extending the series with a 3-2 win over the Hershey Bears in Game 4 on Thursday night.

Bears’ blitz leaves Monsters reeling

The Hershey Bears rode a late second-period outburst to a 6-2 win over Cleveland on Tuesday and a commanding 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference Finals.