Lake Erie Monsters take Game 1 win over Grand Rapids Griffins

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CLEVELAND –  The Lake Erie Monsters took a 1-0 series lead over the Grand Rapids Griffins on Thursday night.

The game was tied at the end of regulation, sending the game into overtime.

The Monsters took control, with Oliver Bjorkstrand scoring a power play goal to grab the overtime win, 3-2.

The Monsters return to the ice on Saturday afternoon.

Check out the entire schedule right here:

Game 1 – Thursday, May 5th – Monsters vs. Griffins – 7:00 p.m.
Game 2 – Saturday, May 7th – Monsters vs. Griffins – Noon
Game 3 – Sunday, May 8th – Monsters @ Griffins – 4:00 p.m.
Game 4 – Tuesday, May 10th – Monsters @ Griffins – 7:00 p.m.
*Game 5 – Saturday, May 14th – Monsters vs. Griffins – 7:00 p.m.
*Game 6 – Monday, May 16th – Monsters @ Griffins – 7:00 p.m.
*Game 7 – Tuesday, May 17th – Monsters vs Griffins – 7:00 p.m.

* If necessary

More on the Monsters here.