SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The Lake Erie Monsters completed a two-game weekend sweep of the San Antonio Rampage with a 4-2 win in an American Hockey League game on Sunday at the AT&T Center.
The Monsters, who beat San Antonio on Friday by a 3-2 count, are now 33-19-5-5 on the season, while San Antonio falls to 24-31-5-5. The Monsters complete the season series with a 3-0-0-1 mark against the Rampage. The San Antonio franchise had been located in Cleveland last season.
Joonas Korpisalo, making his first start in goal since Jan. 3 when he was called up by the Columbus Blue Jackets, stopped 28 of 30 shots to improve to 6-6-2 on the season with Lake Erie.
The Monsters took a 2-0 lead in the first period on goals by Lukas Sedlak and Josh Anderson, then Oliver Bjorkstrand made it 3-0 with a goal at 4:50 of the second period. The goals by Anderson and Bjorkstrand were the 15th of the season for each.
San Antonio got on the board when Brandon Gormley scored a short-handed goal at 7:36 of the second, but the Monsters countered with a goal by T.J. Tynan. Garry Nunn closed the scoring for San Antonio.
Roster strength: The Monsters are getting healthy for the stretch run. Defenseman Dean Kukan, winger Ryan Craig and center Michael Chaput have all returned from injuries and all played on Sunday. … The Monsters have also added defensman Mark Cundari on loan from the NHL San Jose Sharks and he picked up an assist on Sunday.
Up next: The Monsters return to Quicken Loans Arena this weekend to face Manitoba on Friday and Saturday at 7, then take on Toronto on Sunday at 3.